Wilson Commons Student Activities


College Community Weekends

College Community Weekends incorporate some of our can't miss events on campus. Each weekend has its own distinct feel, traditions, and signature events.

Yellowjacket Weekend: September 4th - 7th, 2015

Welcome back! Celebrate the beginning of the academic year with fun and exciting events including the Fall Activities Fair, live music, a luau, fun foods, movies, giveaways, carnival games and rides, and athletic competitions. Each year we have a headlining comedian!

Meliora Weekend: October 8th - 11th, 2015

Meliora Weekend combines three Rochester traditions - Family Weekend, Homecoming, and Reunion. Highlights include Rochester Revue, Mystic Midnight Madness, Meliora Dance Project, and A Cappella Jam. Each Meliora Weekend features a variety of famous speakers and entertainers.

Winterfest Weekend: January 29th - 31st, 2016

Enjoy the winter splendor that Rochester has to offer by roasting marshmallows, cuddling up to cute huskies, or watching the live ice-carving demonstration. You can watch students perform at the annual UR's Got Talent, or get a belly laugh with our featured comedian. These events are guaranteed to drive away the winter blahs.

Springfest Weekend: April 15th - 17th, 2016

After the long, dreary months of winter, join the University community to celebrate the coming Spring! Springfest Weekend features a variety of student group performances, shows, and athletic events, as well as Communal Principles Day and Dandelion Day.

2016-2017 Dates

Yellowjacket Weekend: September 2nd - 5th, 2016

Meliora Weekend: October 6th - 9th, 2016

Winterfest Weekend: February 3rd - 5th, 2017

Springfest Weekend: April 28th - 30th, 2017