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Welcome, Class of 2026 and New Transfer Students!

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Prepare for Course Registration

Your College advisor is here to help you navigate your academic career from orientation until commencement. Learn more about the academic advising process and how to get ready for course registration.

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We're here for you

We're excited you have decided to join the Rochester family. The Office of Orientation and First-Year Programs is here to support you and your family in your transition and onboarding to the University of Rochester. Please take a moment to explore the resources available on our website. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to us. Meliora!

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We know you will receive lots of communications ahead of your arrival to campus, so we've compiled them in one place to make it as easy as possible for you to find the information you're looking for.

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