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Important Dates

Students Entering Fall 2022

Please note that these dates are subject to change. Dates for students entering in Spring 2023 will be available in fall 2022.

DateItem
Tuesday, May 10Rochester Ready (online orientation) opens
Required for all students; highly recommended for families
Students and families will receive their first official communication and welcome email from the Office of Orientation and First-Year Programs. The email will contain important information on requirements for participating in online orientation, introduce the new student checklist, and provide next steps for preparing for arrival in the fall.
Wednesday, June 1Rochester Ready (online orientation): webinars, videos, and modules open
Required for all students; highly recommended for families
Orientation webinars, videos, and modules will be available for viewing and completion.
Early June 2022International student pre-arrival immigration information launches
Required for all international students
The TIPS (Tools for Immigration and Preparation Support) on-demand videos and information will be available for viewing.
Mid-July 2022Academic advising begins
Required for all students
College advisors will begin reaching out to students on this date to schedule academic advising and planning meetings. 

Wednesday, August 10
9 a.m. ET

Transfer student fall course registration
Required for all transfer students
Course registration will take place in the UR Student system. Full instructions on how to register are provided on the New Student Academic Guide website.
Thursday, August 11
9 a.m. ET
First-year student fall course registration 
Required for all first-year students
Course registration will take place in the UR Student system. Full instructions on how to register are provided on the New Student Academic Guide website.
Monday, August 22 through Tuesday, August 30Fall Welcome Week
Required for all students; recommended for families (see below for specific dates)
Connect with classmates, learn about campus, and prepare for the first day of classes through educational and fun events and activities.
Monday, August 22

Arrival and move-in: international and transfer students
Required for all transfer students; all students who are U.S. citizens living in other countries; all first-year international students, including those traveling to Rochester from other U.S. states or territories

Fall Welcome Week family events begin
Events and programs for international families only

Tuesday, August 23Arrival and move-in: first-year domestic students
Includes all first-year students who are U.S. citizens and traveling to Rochester from other U.S. states or territories
Tuesday, August 23 and Wednesday, August 24Fall Welcome Week family events
Events and programs for all families begin on Tuesday afternoon and run through Wednesday afternoon
Wednesday, August 31First day of classes