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Transfer Students

New Student Checklist

It's time to get ready for Rochester! Before we welcome you to campus and you begin your first semester at the University, there are some tasks that you need to complete.

How to review this checklist

The items on this checklist are organized into two main sections, Required Tasks and Optional Tasks, and then into categories by the following areas: 

  • Academics
  • Finances
  • Health and wellness
  • Housing, dining, parking, and safety
  • Rochester Ready sessions and modules
  • Social events
  • Welcome Week

All items listed under Required Tasks are required for all incoming students (unless otherwise noted). The items listed Optional Tasks are not required, but we encourage you review them to make sure you're as prepared as possible for your first semester.


Upon Enrollment

Activate your student account and complete your onboarding tasks

About two business days after you make your enrollment deposit, you will receive an email requesting that you activate your NetID, enroll in Duo, and complete your onboarding tasks in UR Student. 

  • NetID: your unique personal identifier for securely accessing a variety of online services, including your Rochester email address, UR Student, Blackboard, and the Virtual Private Network (VPN)
  • Duo: the University's two-factor authentication tool to protect your and the University's data
  • UR Student: the University's student information system, where you will register for your courses, manage your student financial account, and update your personal information

Follow the instructions in the email (also listed below) to activate your NetID, enroll in Duo, and complete your UR Student onboarding tasks.

Instructions: Activate Your NetID & Enroll in Duo

  1. Navigate to the University Account Initialization page.
  2. Enter your eight-digit University ID number (included in the email you received from Admissions upon enrollment), the CAPTCHA, and your date of birth
  3. Tap Continue.
  4. Follow the directions to create your NetID password. You will also be asked to set up password recovery questions in case you forget your password, as well as connect your phone number or mobile device to your account to enable Duo two-factor authentication.

Instructions: Complete UR Student Onboarding Tasks

  1. Navigate to UR Student.
  2. Follow the prompts to:
    1. Enable the WalkMe browser extension. This tool provides helpful guidance on key tasks within the UR Student system on your desktop or laptop, including tips during course registration.
    2. Review your home contact information and update your address(es) and/or phone number(s) as needed.
    3. Review your friend and family contacts listed and make any necessary updates. Make sure to have at least one contact labeled as your emergency contact. 
    4. Review your settings for AlertUR, the University's emergency notification system. As a new student, you are automatically enrolled in AlertUR with your Rochester email address. However, if you would like to receive alerts on your phone as well, make sure to update those settings during this step.
    5. Review the Student Financial Responsibility Agreement and note that you consent to the agreement with your electronic signature.
    6. Consent to receive your IRS Form 1098-T electronically. This is a tax form that the University generates each year for you, if you have qualifying financial activity on your student account.

Questions: univithelp@rochester.edu 

Access your University of Rochester email account

As a student, you will be provided with a Gmail account to use during your time at Rochester (and beyond!). The format of your student email address is: netID@u.rochester.edu

Your email account is set up for you automatically—all you need to do is navigate to the login page and enter your NetID and password to access your account. Your account includes 10GB of storage (including emails), enhanced mail search, Instant Messenger chat integration, access to Google Drive, and full calendar use.

Use the button below to view student Gmail FAQs and tutorials, including how to set up email forwarding and a firstname.lastname email alias.

Gmail Resources

Request your required immigration documentation

The International Services Office (ISO) will help you navigate the process of becoming an F-1 or J-1 student. After you make your enrollment deposit, you will receive an email from admitquestions@iso.rochester.edu with instructions for completing your New Student Intake Form (NSIF). Your NSIF needs to be completed as soon as possible in order for ISO to review your eligibility and needs for immigration sponsorship. Use the button below to view full instructions for completing your NSIF. 

View Instructions

Update your parent or guardian information in UR Student

If you didn't update your parent and guardian's contact information when completing your onboarding tasks in UR Student (see Activate your student account and complete your onboarding tasks above), make sure to verify that all the information is correct. The orientation team will be using the contact information provided in your UR Student account to send your parent(s) or guardian(s) important communications over the summer.

Log into UR Student


Required Tasks

June 2022

Academics
Due June 15: Complete your Academic Interests Form

Use the New Student Academic Guide to help you complete the Academic Interests Form, which helps the advising team learn more about your and your interests as you begin your academic journey at the University of Rochester. Use the button below to view the step-by-step form instructions on the New Student Academic Guide website.

View Form Instructions

Note: If you were unable to complete the form by the deadline or have changes to your form responses after submitting, you will be able discuss any updates to your academic plans with your advisor(s) during your summer discussions.


Housing, Dining, Parking & Safety
Due June 1: Submit your housing and dining contract form

The Residential Life and Dining Services Contract Form is required for all new students by the deadline listed above (including those living in off-campus housing, as you will need to make your dining meal plan selections). 

Instructions

  1. Log into your MyROC account.
  2. Click the Residential Life and Dining Contract Form listed under Required Forms for Enrolling Students on your dashboard.
  3. Complete all applicable sections of the form, being sure to carefully read the notes and instructions included. Here are a few pages that will be helpful as you make complete the form:
    1. Undergraduate Housing Contract
    2. Transfer Student Housing Options
    3. River Campus Meal Plan Options
  4. Once you have filled out all the sections, electronically sign and date the form. If you are under 18 years of age, you must have your parent or guardian electronically co-sign and date the form, too.

Please note: on-campus housing is not guaranteed for incoming transfer students. If you are an incoming transfer student and you are interested in living on-campus, please submit your form as soon as possible to be given priority consideration. Learn more about housing for transfer students on Residential Life's website.

Questions
Housing: housing@reslife.rochester.edu
Dining: mealplans@services.rochester.edu
MyROC Help: admit@admissions.rochester.edu


Rochester Ready
Due June 15: Watch Transfer Student Academic Advising and Registration video

Video Length: approx. 20 minutes
Designed specifically for incoming transfer students, this video reviews the Rochester Curriculum, degree requirements, transfer credit, and advising to help you get ready to select your courses and register for your first semester at Rochester.

Watch Video

On June 24: Attend International Student Essentials

Date: Friday, June 24, 2022
Time
: 8:30–9:30 a.m. EDT

Join Molly Morrison, assistant dean of international student engagement, for an overview of key information for international students to have the best possible arrival and first semester at the University of Rochester. The session will run approximately 60 minutes.

Registration Closed

Missed the live webinar? View a recording of the session.


July 2022

Academics
Due before your advising discussions: Complete your Course Planning Form

Use the New Student Academic Guide to help you complete the Course Planning Form prior to discussing your academic plans with your academic advisor(s). This form helps you to begin identifying what classes you are interested in taking during your first semester at the University of Rochester. Use the button below to view the step-by-step form instructions on the New Student Academic Guide website.

View Form Instructions

Due July 15: Complete your writing self-placement survey

This placement exam is required for all incoming students and will help you discern which writing course best suits your experience. Use the button below to view instructions for completing the survey on the New Student Academic Guide website.

View Survey Instructions

Due July 15: Submit your final transcript

Please note: if you are unable to submit your final transcript by the deadline listed, please do so as soon as possible.

Send your final transcript from your previous institution to the College Center for Advising Services at ccasrec@ur.rochester.edu. If you are sending your transcript through a service, you can select to send your transcript to the University of Rochester. If you need to mail in your final transcript, please send it to this address:

College Center for Advising Services
Lattimore 312
PO Box 270402
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY 14627-0402


Finances
On July 15: View your tuition bill

You will be billed each semester and charges are due on the tenth of the month unless otherwise specified. Your first tuition bill will be posted on July 15.

You (and your authorized family or friends) will receive an email notification to view your bill in your UR Student account before it is due. Use the buttons below to learn more about student billing, including available payment plans, as well as step-by-step instructions and tutorial videos on how to view your bill.

Learn More


Health & Wellness
Due July 10: Complete the online insurance process (if electing to waive UR plan to avoid being billed)

Every year you are enrolled at the University, you must document your health insurance coverage during the appropriate open enrollment period by either enrolling in the UR Student Health Insurance Plan or waiving the plan if you are already enrolled in a qualifying healthcare plan.

You will need to complete this process between Wednesday, June 15, 2022 and Thursday, September 15, 2022 using the button below. 

Please note: If you are planning to waive the UR Student Health Insurance Plan because you are already enrolled in a qualifying healthcare plan, we encourage you to complete this process by Sunday, July 10, 2022 to avoid having the health insurance plan fee added to your tuition bill. If you do not waive the plan prior to this date, the fee will show on your spring tuition billing statement until you complete the waiver process.

Complete Process

Questions: insurance@uhs.rochester.edu

Due July 31: Register for UHSConnect

UHSConnect is a secure web portal that gives you easy access to your University health records and allows you to securely message your healthcare team at the University Health Service and University Counseling Center.

Instructions

  1. Navigate to UHSConnect
  2. Click Register.
  3. Enter your personal information and create a security question and answer as prompted.
    1. In the field for UHSConnect ID, enter your eight-digit University ID number (different from your NetID).
    2. In the field for email address, enter your Rochester email address (netid@u.rochester.edu) in all lowercase characters.
    3. The security question answer must be at least 6 characters long.
  4. An email containing a link to set your password and set up your account will be emailed to your Rochester email address. The link in the email is valid for 20 minutes upon receipt.
  5. Click the link in the email and enter the answer to your security question.
  6. Set your account password.
  7. Once successfully created, a Password Confirmation Successful message will be displayed.
  8. Click on the prompt to log into your UHSConnect account.

Questions: hhf@uhs.rochester.edu

Due July 31: Complete your required health forms

You are required to complete the Health History & Immunization Form and Allergy & Medication Form as part of the University's health requirements for all full-time students. You will complete and submit these forms to the University Health Service via your UHSConnect account.

Instructions

  1. Log into your UHSConnect account.
  2. Select My Forms.
    1. If you have not yet completed the required forms, you will see a prompt to fill them out on your UHS Connect home screen.
  3. Click on Health History and Immunization Form* or Allergy and Medication Form to begin entering your information on each of the required forms.
    1. You can save your progress on each form for later. You should only submit the form once you have filled out all of the required fields. 
    2. Make sure to upload any required attachments before submitting your form. 
  4. Click Submit at the end of each form to send your completed documents to the University Health Service for processing.

*Please note: per the University's immunization requirements, both incoming full-time and part-time students must be vaccinated against COVID-19, unless granted an exception. You can provide proof of your COVID-19 vaccination when you complete your Health History & Immunization Form.

Questions: hhf@uhs.rochester.edu


Housing, Dining, Parking & Safety
Due July 15: Upload your campus ID photo

Your University of Rochester campus ID card is not just your official student identification! It also offers you access to your on-campus residence hall (and other campus buildings) and links to your online accounts at a variety of different campus locations including libraries, dining centers, the bookstore, laundries, copiers, and vending machines. 

All new student campus ID cards will be pre-printed and distributed upon your arrival to campus. In order to make sure that your ID can be printed before your arrival, you will need to upload a photo of yourself to be printed on your card.

Instructions

  1. Log into your Blackboard account.
  2. Navigate to Rochester Ready: Fall 2022 under My Organizations.
  3. Select Campus ID Photo Submission (under Due July 15 in the side menu).
  4. Read through all of the guidelines to make sure the photo you upload will be acceptable for printing. 
  5. Click the underlined Submit Your Campus ID Photo title underneath the guidelines.
  6. Under Assignment Submission, use the Browse Local Files button to select the image file you would like to upload from your device. 
  7. Verify that the file name listed under Attached Files matches the file you wish to upload. 
  8. Click the Submit button at the bottom of the page to upload your photo.

Questions
ID Picture Guidelines: orientation@rochester.edu
Blackboard Help: univithelp@rochester.edu 


Rochester Ready
Due July 27: Watch Health Services on Campus video

Video Length: approx. 10 minutes
Staff from the University Health Service review what is covered under your mandatory health fee, health requirements for incoming students (including UHSConnect), insurance options available to you as a student, and contact information for support staff that can answer your questions directly. 

Watch Video


Welcome Week
Due July 29: Register for Fall Welcome Week

Registration for Welcome Week is required for all incoming students and any family members/guests planning to attend. Use the button below to complete the registration form to help us best prepare for your arrival to campus and plan activities for you and your family to enjoy.

Complete Form


August 2022

Academics
Due August 5: Connect with your academic advisor(s)

Your academic advisor(s) will email you directly at your University of Rochester email address to begin your advising discussion. Depending on who your academic advisor(s) are, they may request that you set up a virtual face-to-face meeting, or they may communicate with you back and forth through email. 

Once you have connected with your academic advisor(s) to discuss your academic goals, first semester course options, course placement, and transfer credit, you can begin taking placement examinations and seeking approvals for coursework that you would like to be transferred to the University.

Due August 5: Create your saved schedule in UR Student

Creating a saved schedule will save you time on your registration day by allowing you to organize the courses you would like to register for in a course schedule format. Then, you can simply enroll in those courses from your saved schedule when registration opens at 9 a.m. ET on registration day. Use the button to learn how to create a saved schedule. 

View Tutorial

August 10: Register for your fall classes

Beginning at 9 a.m. ET, use the button below to log into UR Student, the University's student information system, to register for your fall semester courses. Please note: you must be logged onto the University's wireless network to access UR Student. Learn more about wireless networks and VPN on the University IT website.

Log into UR Student


Finances
Due August 10: Pay your tuition bill

You will be billed each semester and charges are due on the tenth of the month unless otherwise specified. Your first tuition bill will be due August 10.

You (and your authorized family or friends) will receive an email notification to view your bill in your UR Student account before it is due. Use the buttons below to learn more about student billing, including available payment plans, as well as step-by-step instructions and tutorial videos on how to pay your bill.

Learn More


Housing, Dining, Parking & Safety
Due August 1: Secure off-campus housing (if needed)

On-campus housing is not guaranteed for incoming transfer students. Use the button below to learn more about off-campus housing options and services available to incoming transfer students on the Residential Life website.

Learn More

Questions
Coordinator for Off-Campus Living Students: offcampus@reslife.rochester.edu
Residential Life and Housing Services: housing@reslife.rochester.edu


Rochester Ready
Due August 19: Review pre-arrival immigration Information (international students only)

Prepared by the International Services Office, this video series contains important information to help you navigate your arrival to the U.S. as a new University of Rochester student. You are required to review these materials by Friday, August 19.

Instructions
To complete this task:

  1. Log into your Blackboard account.
  2. Navigate to ISO Pre-Arrival Orientation Summer and Fall 2022 under My Organizations.
  3. Read through the welcome screen. 
  4. Select TIPS On-Demand Modules in the left-hand navigation menu.
  5. Click the underlined title of each module to review the videos and materials.

Questions
International Student Services: questions@iso.rochester.edu
Blackboard Help: univithelp@rochester.edu

Due August 19: Watch Academic Honesty videos and complete tutorial

Videos Length: approx. 10 minutes each (approx. 30 minutes total)
These videos provide you with a basic introduction to the academic honesty policy and system in the College, and acquaints you with personnel, training, and resources available to help you throughout your time at Rochester.

Use the button below to log into Blackboard, the University's learning management system, to watch the required videos and complete the corresponding tutorial.

Log into Blackboard

Due August 19: Watch Billing and Financial Aid video

Video Length: approx. 25 minutes
Representatives from the Bursar and Financial Aid offices provide you with information on both the billing and payment of your tuition and fees, and the role financial aid plays in the process.

Watch Video

Due August 19: Watch Campus and Community Safety video

Video Length: approx. 10 minutes
Maintaining a safe and secure community at the University of Rochester requires the cooperation of all University community members. This video introduces you to the University's Department of Public Safety, a leader in the efforts to maintain safety and security by using the highest levels of training, professionalism, collaboration, and transparency. This video also includes important steps that you, as an individual, can take to ensure safety and security for the entire University community.

Watch Video

Due August 19: Watch Information Technology video

Video Length: approx. 15 minutes
Staff from University Information Technology share how to keep your personal data safe and secure when working within University of Rochester IT systems.

Watch Video

Due August 19: Watch International Student Essentials recording (international students only)

If you were unable to attend this live session, use the button below to watch the recording.

Date Recorded: Friday, June 24, 2022
Recording Length: approximately 77 minutes

Molly Morrison, assistant dean of international student engagement, Wendy Fritz, associate director of the International Services Office, and Charlene Higgins, international student counselor in the College Center for Advising Services, provide an overview of key information for international students to have the best possible arrival and first semester at the University of Rochester.

Watch Recording   View Presentation Slides (PDF)

Due August 19: Watch Meet the Office of the Dean of Students video

Video Length: approx. 25 minutes
Learn about the seven different areas within the Office of the Dean of Students and about the caring staff members who will help improve your life outside of the classroom. This video is also an opportunity to learn about the Student Code of Conduct and how it intersects with your time at the University.

Watch Video

Due August 19: Watch Mental Health Services and Resources video

Video Length: approx. 15 minutes
Staff the University Counseling Center provide an overview of the services available to help you navigate, support, and strengthen your mental wellness during your time at Rochester.

Watch Video

Due August 19: Watch Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Title IX Orientation video and complete test

Video Length: approx. 90 minutes
What does it mean to be a BADASS Bystander at the University of Rochester? Being Aware, Deciding to Act, and Saying Something! In this video, the Title IX Office provides information about your rights, resources, and options for reporting sexual misconduct at the University. You will learn practical tools for communicating about consent and boundaries, learning to spot the differences between a healthy or unhealthy relationship, while also acquiring skills to be an active bystander who takes action to interrupt harm and generate positive actions by others.

Use the button below to log into Blackboard, the University's learning management system, to watch the required video and complete the corresponding test.

Log into Blackboard

Due August 19: Watch Support and Resources for Your Wellbeing

Video Length: approx. 40 minutes
Whether coming to Rochester will be first time you are away from your family and making choices for yourself or you've already some experience away from home, transitioning to new environment and new stage of life can be overwhelming. This video provides an overview of the resources and campus contacts available to support your wellbeing and help you thrive at the University.

Watch Video


Welcome Week
Due August 1: Submit your Arrival Form

This form, required for all incoming first-year and transfer students, allows you to submit the details of when and how you will be arriving to campus in August, so both the Orientation and Residential Life teams can best prepare to welcome you. You must complete this form by Monday, August 1.

Submit Form

By August 19: Download the Welcome Week app

The Welcome Week app is your go-to resource for the full schedule of events and activities once you arrive to campus in August. The app also includes arrival day instructions and campus resources, so we encourage you to download and review it before you begin your journey to Rochester. The app will be available to download later this summer.

Coming Soon


September 2022

Health & Wellness
Due September 15: Complete the online insurance process

Every year you are enrolled at the University, you must document your health insurance coverage during the appropriate open enrollment period by either enrolling in the UR Student Health Insurance Plan or waiving the plan if you are already enrolled in a qualifying healthcare plan.

You will need to complete this process between Wednesday, June 15, 2022 and Thursday, September 15, 2022 using the button below. 

Please note: If you are planning to waive the UR Student Health Insurance Plan because you are already enrolled in a qualifying healthcare plan, we encourage you to complete this process by Sunday, July 10, 2022 to avoid having the health insurance plan fee added to your tuition bill. If you do not waive the plan prior to this date, the fee will show on your spring tuition billing statement until you complete the waiver process.

Complete Process

Questions: insurance@uhs.rochester.edu


Optional Tasks

Academics

Place your UR Bookstore textbook order

If you are planning to purchase your textbooks through the University of Rochester bookstore, follow the instructions below for finding, ordering, and receiving your textbooks.

We recommend waiting until the first day of classes to order textbooks to confirm textbook details and requirements with your instructors. 

Instructions

  1. Use the bookstore's Find Course Materials tool to search for the required materials for your first-semester courses.
  2. Review the purchase options for each material and add the appropriate items to your cart.
  3. Complete your checkout and select from the following delivery options:
    1. Pick-up in-store at the College Town location
    2. Pick up at the Campus Mail Center at Todd Union
    3. Ship to your address (for an additional fee)

Questions: (585) 275-4012

Register for summer classes

Before you begin your full-time studies on campus this fall, join the University's academic community online for this year's Summer Session. As an incoming first-year or transfer student, you can take up to two online Summer Session courses.

Learn More

Questions: oscs@rochester.edu 

Request academic disability accommodations

If you are interested in accessing disability accommodations, exploring eligibility, or just identifying as a student with a disability, you encourage you to register with Disability Resources. While we hope you will register as early as possible, you are welcome to submit an application at any time during your University career.

Instructions

  1. Navigate to the Register with Disability Resources page on the Office of Disability Resources website.
    1. If you would like to request an academic accommodation, follow the link under Complete an Application to fill out a request form.
    2. If you would like to submit documentation of a disability, but are not requesting accommodations at this time, follow the instructions for submission listed under To Request Disability Accommodations.

Questions: disability@rochester.edu 

Request transfer credit

If there are additional courses that you would like to submit for transfer credit that were not included on your initial Transfer Credit Evaluation, you can do so by completing a Course Approval Form. Use the button below to view instructions for completing the form. 

View Instructions

Take optional placement exams

If your advisor recommends taking one of the optional University placement exams, you can do so by following the instructions on the New Student Academic Guide website. 

View Instructions


Finances

Gather and pack required documents for on-campus employment

If you would like to secure an on-campus job, you will need to complete the Form I-9 upon getting hired. This form is used to verify your identity and authorization to be employed in the U.S. and requires you to bring certain documents with you to campus

Use the button below to review the types of documents that are acceptable to prove BOTH your identity and your employment authorization, and make sure to securely pack them for the journey to Rochester.

Learn More

Questionsseo@rochester.edu


Housing, Dining, Parking & Safety

Due August 1: Request a dorm pack (international arrivals only)

If you are arriving to campus from a location outside of the U.S., you can purchase a dorm (linen) pack to use for your first few nights in Rochester or until you able to purchase linens locally. The dorm pack includes the following items in neutral colors:

  • 1 pillow
  • 1 blanket
  • 1 twin XL sheet set (includes one fitted sheet, one flat sheet, and one pillowcase)
  • 1 laundry bag
  • 1 bath towel

The cost of one dorm pack is $50 USD and will be charged directly to your student account. Supply is limited and you must complete the interest form by Monday, August 1 at 5 p.m. (EDT) in order to indicate your interest. A member of the Orientation Team will reach out to in early August to confirm that a dorm pack will be available for you upon your arrival to campus.

Form Closed

On August 15: Begin mailing packages to Campus Mail Center

You can begin having packages delivered to the University on the date listed above. To send a package to campus ahead of your arrival, simply put your name above the University's mailing address to ensure that the Campus Mail Center can correctly identify your package.

Learn More

Purchase parking permit (upperclass transfer students only)

Residential Transfer Students

If you are an upperclass transfer student living in on-campus housing, you are eligible for a residential student parking permit. The fee is $500 for the 2022-23 academic year. Use the button below to view the River Campus parking map and locate the residential student parking lots in purple and lime green.

View Map

Please contact the Department of Transportation and Parking Management directly after receiving your housing assignment this summer to request a residential student parking permit.

Commuter Transfer Students

If you are a transfer student living off-campus, you are eligible for a commuter student parking permit. The fee is $301 for the 2022-23 academic year. Use the button below to view the River Campus parking map and locate the commuter student parking lots in polka-dot purple and lime green.

View Map

Commuter student parking permits are awarded through a lottery. In order to enter the lottery, you must add your name to the wait list. The wait list will open on Tuesday, August 2 at 10 a.m. and close Wednesday, August 10 at 10 a.m.

How to Add Your Name to the Wait List

  1. Navigate to My Parking Online and click the NETID Login button.
  2. Use your NetID and password to log in.
  3. Click the Add/Edit Waitlists button. Click the Next button.
  4. Select your preferred lot.
  5. In order of preference, enter your remaining lot choices.
  6. Click the Done button when finished entering your choices.

You will receive an email on Thursday, August 11 if you’ve been awarded a permit. You must log in to My Parking Online and purchase your permit by the expiration date on your award letter. You can pick up your permit 2-3 business days after purchasing it at the Transportation and Parking Management Center.

If you miss the window to sign up for the wait list, you can still request a commuter student parking permit by contacting the Department of Transportation and Parking Management directly.

Questions: (585) 275-4524 or parking@rochester.edu

Request housing disability accommodations

Instructions

  1. Navigate to the Office of Disability Resources' website to find instructions for requesting residential accommodations.
  2. If you would like to request a housing accommodation, follow the link listed under Complete an Application to fill out a request form.
    1. Please note: you must have a housing application and/or contract on file with the Office of Residential Life and Housing Services in order to request accommodations.
  3. If you would like to submit documentation of a disability, but are not requesting accommodations at this time, follow the instructions for submission listed under To Request Disability Accommodations.

Questions: disability@rochester.edu

Submit dietary accommodations for your selected meal plan

If you have special dietary needs or food allergies, we encourage you to consult with the Campus Health and Wellness Coordinator at rcnutrition@services.rochester.edu as soon as possible. Use the button below to learn more about Dining Services' resources for special dietary needs.

Learn More


Rochester Ready

Attend or watch recording of How to Get a Job on Campus

Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Time
: 12 p.m. EDT

Join the student employment team to learn about working on campus. This session will cover the different types of campus employment opportunities and how to apply, using your Federal Work Study award, and other resources to help you become career ready.

Register Now

Watch Disability Resources and Access Services video

Video Length: approx. 20 minutes
Staff from the Office of Disability Resources discuss services and supports available to you as a student, as well as how to request accommodations or register with their office.

Watch Video

Watch recording of the First-Generation Student and Family Welcome (first-generation students only)

If you were unable to attend this live session, use the button below to watch the recording.

Date Recorded: Tuesday, July 21, 2022
Recording Length: approximately 49 minutes

Being the first or one of the first in a family to attend college is a special opportunity for not only a student, but their entire family. In this recording, Dawn Bruner, director of parent and family relations, and Melissa Raucci, assistant director for college programs in the David T. Kearns Center for Leadership and Diversity, welcome first-generation students and families to the University and answer questions.

Watch Recording

Watch recording of Student Activities and Events

If you were unable to attend one of these live sessions, use the button below to watch the recording.

Date Recorded: Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Recording Length
: approximately 32 minutes

Members of the Wilson Commons Student Activities team share about student life as a Yellowjacket, including events, student organizations, traditions, student employment, and more.

Watch Recording


Student Life

Complete the Religious/Spiritual Preference Form

This form allows you to share your religious or spiritual preference with the University's Interfaith Chapel to be informed of worship, community, and interfaith activities.

Submit Form

Questions: urinterfaithchapel@rochester.edu

Register for a Welcome Celebration

Join fellow incoming students and families for a fun get-together before you embark on your University of Rochester journey. These celebrations will include a mix of virtual and in-person events. You can attend either one or all these events—whatever works best for you!

Instructions

  1. Navigate to the Welcome Celebrations event listing on the Office of Alumni Relations and Constituent Engagement website.
  2. Find the event that works best for you and your family.
  3. Click on the event link to be directed to the event page, where you can register for the event using the Registration button at the top of the page.

Questions: alumni@rochester.edu