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Virtual Events

Join us for our spring virtual events, hosted live by our counselors. They will present on a variety of topics and will be available to answer questions. Learn more about the admissions process, campus community, and the University of Rochester’s unique approach to learning.


If you are an admitted first-year or transfer student, please visit the Class of 2024 page for more details on all upcoming admitted student virtual events.

Spring Virtual Information Sessions

Our general information session is a great way to get an overview of the University of Rochester’s unique approach to learning, the campus community, and the admissions process from one of our admissions staff members. This one hour session allows for plenty of time to also have any of your questions answered through an online chat feature.

Virtual information sessions will be offered Mondays and Fridays from 9:00–10:00 am EDT, 1:00-2:00 pm EDT, and 4:00–5:00 pm EDT during the month of May, June, and July. We also have two evening sessions on Wednesday, May 13th and Wednesday, May 27th from 8:00-9:00pm EDT.

College Admissions Workshop Series

Navigating the college search and decision process can be difficult. Our College Admissions Workshop Series is designed to give you an opportunity to learn directly from our admissions staff on important focused topics related to the college admissions process. Our staff will guide you through each topic and be available to answer any questions you may have as you prepare to apply to the University of Rochester or other institutions.

The workshop series will be offered Wednesdays in April and May from 9:00–10:00 am EDT and 12:00–1:00 pm EDT. Topics will include:

The College Admissions Essay
 March 25 & May 6

Finding the Right Fit
April 1 & May 13

College Admissions Interviewing 101
April 8 & May 20

The University of Rochester Application Workshop
April 15 & May 27

Selective College Admissions
April 22

Financial Aid
(9:00 am ET, International Students; 12:00 pm ET, Domestic Students)
April 29

Virtual Interviews

Virtual interviews are now available for current high school juniors and transfer students applying for Fall 2020. Virtual interviews are conducted online with admissions representatives using video chat software.

First-year applicants may interview now through the fall. Transfer students may interview now through June 1. Since admissions is rolling for fall transfer students, virtual interviews should be scheduled by the time your application is complete for it to be included in our review.  Questions can be directed to

Want to learn even more?

Check out our online publications, covering admissions topics, academics, student life, and Pre-College Programs.

Accommodation Statement

The University of Rochester is committed to providing inclusive experiences and equal access to programs and services. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact us at In all situations, a good faith effort (up until the time of the event) will be made to provide accommodations.