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, October 12
  • Friday, October 23
  • Wednesday, November 11
  • Monday, November 16


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

8:30 am–9:00 am            Registration and Student Entertainment
Plan to arrive between these times to check in and receive a schedule of the day’s events.
Peruse the offerings over a light continental breakfast. Our formal program will begin at 9:00 am.
9:00 am–9:30 am           Welcome Address
Welcome to campus! Learn about the Rochester admissions philosophy.
9:45 am–10:45 am           Campus Tour
Take a student-led walking tour of campus.
11:00 am–11:45 am           Student 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.
11:30 am–12:30 pm           Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Tour
Take a tour of the engineering buildings. Limited space available!
12:00 pm–1:30 pm           Lunch
Enjoy lunch with students and staff in one of our dining centers.
1:45 pm–2:30 pm           Rochester Application Workshop
Learn about the application and admission process at Rochester.
2:45 pm–3:30 pm            Academic Presentations
Hear from Rochester faculty members about select humanities, business, and engineering offerings.
3:45 pm–4:45 pm            Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Tour
Take a tour of the engineering buildings. Limited space available!

Open Class List

Click below to access our Open Class List for Fall 2015. Be sure to arrive to your chosen class 10 minutes early and introduce yourself to the professor! No registration to attend class is required.

Open Class List Fall 2015