Points of Pride
Center for Community Engagement
In the 2018 mid-term election, 74.4% of eligible students at the University registered to vote, and 36.9% actually voted.
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1,451 students enrolled in courses that were broadly engaged in the community.
Center for Student Conflict Management
Care Referral Satisfaction
91% of those who wrote CARE referrals are pleased with the process and would suggest others to use it.
Fraternity and Sorority Affairs
Executive Board Leadership Position
35% of fraternity and sorority members hold an executive board leadership position
Other Clubs and ORganizations
86% of fraternity and sorority members are also involved in other clubs and organizations
Parent and Family Relations
In a recent web poll, 66% of parents and families indicated that they are pleased with the amount of communication they have with their University of Rochester student. Parent and Family Relations encourages ongoing communication and healthy student and family connections.
First-Generation Students and Families
During the 2018–2019 academic year, Parent and Family Relations began a new initiative resulting in early outreach to over 4,136 families of University of Rochester first-generation applicants.
Paul J. Burgett Intercultural Center
In 2018-2019 had 2,638 visitors, which is a 32% increase of traffic and utilization of our services since relocating to Douglass Commons in 2016.
In 2018-2019, trained 1,092 people in the topics of implicit bias, allyship, understanding privilege, and creating an inclusive environment, (just to name a few), which is a 52% increase from 2016.
Wilson Commons Student Activities
85% of undergraduate students are involved in at least one of the over 280 student organizations.
This percentage is consistent for first generation students and under-represented minority students and only slightly lower at 82% for international students.
90% of student employees who worked in Wilson Commons Student Activities report their employment experience provides them with learning opportunities with the top three skills gained being customer service, problem solving, and interpersonal communication.