Research Rochester

Open-House Days for Prospective Students

These open-house programs are your ideal opportunity to visit Rochester.

  • Take a campus tour. A current student will guide you around campus, sharing personal experiences and answering questions along the way.
  • Get an overview of the University and the admissions process from a staff member, with plenty of time for Q&A.
  • Experience Rochester. Participate in a lecture, eat in a dining hall, attend a student panel, and talk with current students, faculty, and staff.

Event Dates:

  • Monday, February 16, 2015
  • Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Once you log in, select the date that you would like to attend from the calendar, under the “Visit Campus” tab. Feel free to select any number of Research Rochester offerings that interest you.


What to Expect

What to Expect

When you arrive, you’ll receive a complete schedule of the day’s events, including detailed descriptions of events, room locations, and times. In addition to these offerings, we will also provide you with a list of classes you may sit in on if you’d like.

We look forward to seeing you on campus!

Schedule of Events

Below is a tentative schedule for February 16 and April 1.

8:30 am–9:00 am Registration and Student Entertainment
Check in and receive a schedule of the day’s events. Peruse the offerings over a light continental breakfast.
9:00 am–9:45 amWelcome Address
Welcome to campus! Learn about the Rochester admissions philosophy.
9:45 am–10:45 amCampus Tour
Take a student-led walking tour of campus.
11:00 am–11:45 amStudent Panel
This is your chance to ask current students about their experiences at Rochester.
Financial Aid Information Session
Learn about need-based aid and merit scholarship opportunities.
12:00 pm–1:00 pmLunch
Enjoy lunch with students and staff in one of our dining centers.
1:15 pm–2:00 pmRochester Application Workshop
Learn about the application and admission process at Rochester.
2:15 pm–3:00 pm Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Presentation
Learn about the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
3:30 pm–4:15 pm Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Tour
Take a tour of the Engineering buildings. Limited space available!