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Save the date!

Celebrate a time-honored tradition with us this year. We are excited to still offer Springfest and can’t wait to celebrate with you! Mark your calendars for April 28 to May 2. We will have everything from bon fires to games and so much more!

Dandelion Day

Agenda

Wednesday, April 28

  • Class of 2024: Inside Scoop on Rochester Traditions 👤

    Come learn insider information about the end of semester Rochester Traditions including Springfest, Dandelion Day, and BBQuad. Attendees will have the opportunity to win previous Rochester Tradition giveaways. Free ice cream novelty at the end of the program!

    Event Information

    Where: Wilson Quad Tent
    When: April 28,  4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Event type: In-person
    Registration: Pre-registration required

    Register

  • TFR Eligible Event: Challenging Racism in Atlanta: A Conversation with David Jernigan 💻

    Join fellow alumni, parents, and friends for a thought-provoking discussion with David Jernigan, president and CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta. Presented as part of our “Challenging Racism in Atlanta” sessions, these special events showcase Atlanta’s leaders and their commitment to combating racism in the city.

    Event Information

    Where: Online
    When: April 28,  7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
    Event type: Virtual
    Registration: Pre-registration required

    Register

  • Mindful Drop Ins with UHS Health Promotions 💻

    This meditation will be led by one of our certified Koru Mindfulness teachers, Kyle Trenshaw, and practices will rotate each week and include formats such as body scans, breath awareness, and mindful movement. Prior meditation experience is not necessary. Open to all students, faculty, and staff. Each 30-minute session of the Mindful drop-ins includes 1) a verbal description of the practice, 2) the practice itself (usually 10-15 minutes), and 3) a verbal debrief.

    Event Information

    Where: Online
    When: April 28, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
    Event type: Virtual
    Registration: Contact Kyle Trenshaw

Thursday, April 29

  • Get the Buzz on Booze 💻

    Ever sat there on a Thursday night reflecting on the hype around party culture and don’t get the point of it? Well, why don’t you join the Alcohol and Other Drugs program and friends on April 29 anytime between 8:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. to “Get the Buzz on Booze!" In conjunction with Springfest, this event is a virtual “Around the World” where every few minutes you jump room to room and learn more about alcohol use on college campuses. Visit all 7 stations hosted by AOD, Public Health Advocates, MERT, CARE, Public Safety, Residential Life, and Title IX and receive a prize pack from AOD, CARE, Public Safety, and Title IX!

    Event Information

    Where: Online
    When: April 29, 8:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.
    Event type: Virtual
    Registration: Pre-registration required

    Register

  • Smashing Stress! 👤

    Feeling stressed? Lack of spring break got you exhausted? Midterms and projects leading to sleepless nights? Come release some of the stress at our first ever, Smashing Stress!

    When you register for this (FREE!) event, you will be provided with a white ceramic tile. You will be asked to write or depict things that are stressing you out or causing you mental distress, on the tile. The next step is to SMASH it! Feel free to use one of our sledgehammers to do the job!

    Event Information

    Where: Wilson Quad
    When: April 29, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    Event type: In-person
    Registration: Pre-registration required

    Register

  • Sip and Paint Study Break 💻

    UHS Health Promotion Office presents an evening of creativity and connection. The Creative Arts Club will lead participants in the creation of a spring cherry blossom watercolor painting on April 29 from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. The first 25 students to register will receive painting supplies and a recipe for a delicious YellowJacket Mocktail.

    Event Information

    Where: Online
    When: April 29, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    Event type: Virtual
    Registration: Pre-registration required by April 21

    Register

Friday, April 30

Dandelion Day

2 p.m. | Hybrid
Join us for a fun-filled day of carnival games, food trucks, giveaways, and more! Please visit the Dandelion Day website for more information, including our expectations of the day. Sponsored by The College.

Dandelion Day agenda

Saturday, May 1

  • Vocal Point Virtual Show 💻

    For the first time in over a year, Vocal Point will be putting on a spring show! Come and hear them through a live streamed performance that will showcase all of their members, especially their new members from the last year, and their seniors!

    Event Information

    Where: Online
    When: May 1, 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Event type: Virtual
    Registration: Pre-registration required

    Register

  • Kayaking Trip Sponsored by ROC Tix and Class of 2023 👤

    Join ROC Tix and the class of 2023 for a kayaking trip with Genesee Waterways! Check-in will be at the boat launch site: 149 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14611. We will have everything you need for a fun adventure on the water! Reminder: waiver must be completed in order to attend.

    Event Information

    Where: 149 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14611
    When: May 1, 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
    Event type: In-person
    Registration: Pre-registration required

    Register

  • Sihir Celestial Video Showcase 👤

    Everyone is welcome to join us for a screening of our spring show videos! We will be premiering the recordings we took of all the dances we worked on this semester. Come watch some belly dance with us!

    Event Information

    Where: Douglass Feldman Ballroom
    When: May 1, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    Event type: In-person
    Registration: Pre-registration required

    Register

  • Louvre Performance Ensemble Presents: Fortitude 👤

    This event is the premier screening of Louvre Performance Ensemble's Spring Showcase, "Fortitude", showing the dance films choreographed, directed and danced by members of Louvre.

    Event Information

    Where: Douglass Feldman Ballroom
    When: May 1, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    Event type: In-person
    Registration: Pre-registration required

    Register

  • ROC Players Presents: “Ordinary Days” 💻

    Watch ROC Players' Spring show, Ordinary Days!

    Event Information

    Where: Online
    When: May 1, 8 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
    Event type: Virtual
    Registration: Pre-registration required

    Register

  • Late Night Movie and Bonfires 👤

    Join us on Wilson Quad for bonfires, smore’s and a movie!

    Event Information

    Where: Wilson Quad
    When: May 1, 8:30 p.m. - midnight
    Event type: In-person
    Registration: Pre-registration required

    Register

  • URLN Game Night 👤

    Take a break from Zoom and come play your favorite games with us!

    Event Information

    Where: Douglass Feldman Ballroom
    When: May 1, 9 p.m. - midnight
    Event type: In-person
    Registration: Pre-registration required

    Register

  • URLN Silent Disco 👤

    Dance party? Count us in! You’ll get your own headset that changes colors based on what you’re listening to! Get your groove on by yourself or come with friends

    Event Information

    Where: Eastman Tent
    When: May 1, 9 p.m. - Midnight
    Event type: In-person
    Registration: Pre-registration required

    Register

Sunday, May 2

  • Virtual Asian Pacific American Heritage Celebration Day 💻

    All are welcome! Several times each year, the Memorial Art Gallery offers Rochester area families and community members the opportunity to learn more about specific cultures. Suggested donation $5 per group when you RSVP. The Gallery Council of the Memorial Art Gallery is a series sponsor for our Celebration Days.

    Event Information

    Where: Virtual
    When: May 2, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    Event type: Virtual
    Registration: Pre-registration required

    Register

  • ROC Players Presents: “Ordinary Days" 💻

    Watch ROC Players' Spring show, Ordinary Days!

    Event Information

    Where: Virtual
    When: May 2, 8 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
    Event type: Virtual
    Registration: Pre-registration required

    Register

Monday, May 3