Category - Uncategorized

1
Three Things You Can Do While Waiting For An Admissions Decision
2
Preparing to Apply to Study Abroad
3
Important Questions You Have Not Asked Yet
4
Online College Experience as an Engineering Major
5
Voting Season with the Committee for Political Engagement
6
When a UFO Lands on Campus
7
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy – Federal and University Aid
8
Student Employment Office
9
Loan Information and Borrowing Options
10
University Aid Awarding Policies

Three Things You Can Do While Waiting For An Admissions Decision

So you’ve done the hard part. You researched schools, applied, took standardized tests, and completed your courses. But now what? Here are three things you can do while waiting for an admissions decision. Make sure that you have submitted all of your financial documents and forms For students that need financial aid, it is especially[…]

Read More

Preparing to Apply to Study Abroad

I know it’s hard to think about now, but one day study abroad programs will be back up and running! In the meantime, you can start contemplating studying abroad in college. I was surprised by how much goes into applying and getting ready to study abroad. It’s definitely not something you decide to do last-minute[…]

Read More

Important Questions You Have Not Asked Yet

Given the current state of affairs, almost everything is online now. For high school juniors and seniors, this means that virtual sessions will be the main source of interaction between universities and students. Here are some questions that you may have not asked already but should:     1 – Are you allowed to graduate[…]

Read More

Online College Experience as an Engineering Major

One of the things that high school seniors look forward to the most is the college experience. The thrill of leaving away from home for the first time, long term, and dorming with friends, classmates, and strangers. The freedom of making your own academic and personal schedule or deciding what and when you eat or[…]

Read More

Voting Season with the Committee for Political Engagement

By: Victoria Liverpool, Class of 2022 My name is Victoria Liverpool and I’m from Montclair, New Jersey. I’m a junior planning to double major in International Relations with a minor in Spanish. I am the Publicity Chair for the Committee for Political Engagement where I manage our social media platforms and promote our events. On[…]

Read More

When a UFO Lands on Campus

by Linnie Schell, e5 student With an opening pitch of “Let’s fake an alien invasion,” I invariably was greeted with either excitement or abject puzzlement. I was always confused by the later reactions. It’s art! And space! And aliens! Who doesn’t, deep down, want to plant a shiny metal UFO on their front lawn? They were[…]

Read More

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[…]

Read More

Student Employment Office

The Student Employment Office supports and manages the hiring process for all hourly paid, matriculated students in degree-granting programs. We exist to help foster the educational and career goals of Rochester students through on-campus employment and provide best practices to departments and supervisors. We offer general employment counseling, I-9 completion, on-campus job fairs, workshops, and[…]

Read More

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[…]

Read More

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[…]

Read More