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Family Information

Even as a parent, the college search process can be confusing, and staying on top of application deadlines can be stressful. We want to help make this as easy as possible for you and your child. If you have any questions at all, please email us.


Arts, Sciences & Engineering Parents and Families Resources 
Understand and support the student experience, learning, and growth.

Interactive Guide to Rochester 
Learn about the City of Rochester.

The Rochester Curriculum 
Learn how academic freedom leads to student success.

Visit Campus 
It’s the best way to know if Rochester is a match for your child.

Paying for Rochester 
Money should never get in the way of a quality education.

Collegiate Parent 
Download our Parent and Family Guide.

Join the Mailing List 
If you haven’t yet done so, add your child to our mailing list to receive event information and important application-related emails.

The Insider’s Guide to College

This insider’s guide to college is designed to be your roadmap to success. It will set you on a clear path toward pursuing an education at a selective college or university. During your college search for your dream school, make this list your own rather than following it exactly. There is no singular route when it comes to college admissions.

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