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Being Undecided
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Society of Women Engineers (SWE) 2018 National Conference
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Simon Scholars Case Competition 2018
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Admissions & Financial Aid Information for Undocumented Students
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A Note to Counselors from our Directors
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Student Employment Office
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Loan Information and Borrowing Options
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Thoughts from the Bursar’s Office
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University Aid Awarding Policies
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Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy – Federal and University Aid

Being Undecided

You got into Rochester! Congratulations! If you were admitted to multiple institutions, one thing you’re likely to spend a lot of time thinking about as you consider your options is what to major in. These days, there seems to be a lot of pressure to pick a major before you’ve even stepped on campus. If[…]

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Society of Women Engineers (SWE) 2018 National Conference

by Sabrina Westgate, Class of 2019 From October 17–20, twelve members of the University of Rochester’s Chapter of the Society of Women Engineers headed to Minneapolis, Minnesota for the 2018 National SWE Conference. Our chapter has attended the SWE National Conference for the past few years, and as always, it was amazing. Many of the[…]

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Simon Scholars Case Competition 2018

by Olivia Jackson, a member of the winning team at the 2018 Simon Scholars Case Competition I was subscribed to the University of Rochester mailing list because it was one of the schools I wanted to apply to. One day, I received an email talking about the Simon Scholars Case Competition or whatever that meant. I[…]

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Admissions & Financial Aid Information for Undocumented Students

The University of Rochester is deeply committed to building an inclusive, accessible, and diverse community of faculty, staff, and students. In that spirit we welcome first-year and transfer students who represent differences in religious beliefs, socioeconomic backgrounds, values, and points of view; they may be physically different, have different intellectual interests, or have different abilities.[…]

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A Note to Counselors from our Directors

A Note from the Director of Admissions Greetings from the University of Rochester! In late August, we welcomed roughly 1,390 first-year students, who joined our campus community from 76 countries and 47 states and DC and Puerto Rico. Within our first-year class, nearly 1 in 5 self-identified as a fist-generation college student and they hold[…]

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Student Employment Office

The University of Rochester’s Student Employment Office exists to provide the support necessary to allow University of Rochester students to engage in non-benefited hourly employment through the University. The office manages the hourly employment process for all students matriculated in degree-granting programs. JobLink JobLink is the online employment system available to UR students to search[…]

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Loan Information and Borrowing Options

Federal Direct Stafford Loan There are both subsidized and unsubsidized Federal Direct Stafford Loans for students. According to federal regulations, the amount of subsidized loan that you may borrow is limited to the difference between your student expense budget and the sum of your family contribution, benefits, and any other financial aid you receive. Unsubsidized[…]

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Thoughts from the Bursar’s Office

The Bursar’s Office is responsible for billing and cashiering operations. We collect, calculate, and bill all tuition and associated fees for students at the University. We partner with many different offices to bill fees such as mailboxes, lab fees, international student fees, study abroad fees, health fees and insurance, orientation, etc. Through our partnership with[…]

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University Aid Awarding Policies

Financial Aid Beyond Your First Year In general, you are eligible to receive financial aid at the University of Rochester for a total of eight semesters. If you are approved for a ninth semester of enrollment at the College, you may also receive financial aid. However, a separate appeal is required and approval is not[…]

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Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy – Federal and University Aid

Federal regulations require that colleges/universities monitor the academic progress of every student who is eligible for Federal Title IV financial aid, which includes the Pell Grant, SEOG Grant, TEACH Grant, Direct Loan (subsidized and unsubsidized), Parent PLUS Loan, and Work Study. Federal standards of satisfactory academic progress (SAP) include a qualitative (cumulative GPA) measurement of[…]

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