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Research Rochester

About Research Rochester

Research Rochester events allow prospective students to find out what it’s really like to study at the University of Rochester.

Research Rochester Days

These open houses for prospective students are your ideal opportunity to get an inside look at the University of Rochester.

  • Learn about the admissions process. Get an overview of our application process and financial aid and merit opportunities, with plenty of time for Q&A.
  • Experience Rochester. Discover the curriculum, research opportunities, and what makes Rochester unique.
  • Interact with our students. Current students will show you key landmarks on the River Campus while sharing personal anecdotes and answering questions along the way.

2024 Research Rochester Events

On-campus Research Rochester events will be held on:

  • Wednesday, April 3

Register for Research Rochester!

Can’t make it to campus? We also have virtual events throughout the year including information sessions and workshops on a variety of topics.

Register for a virtual event!

What to expect

Our on-campus open houses give you a chance to experience a student-led tour of campus, sessions on the financial aid process, student panels, and the opportunity to get all your questions answered by current Rochester students as well as admissions and financial aid counselors.

View the full schedule for Research  Rochester on April 3 (PDF)

View the Financial Aid for Domestic Students presentation (PDF)


Below is what to expect for an on-campus Research Rochester program (schedule subject to change).

Time Event
8:15 – 9:15 a.m. Check-in
9:00 – 9:45 a.m. Welcome and University Overview
9:45 – 10:45 a.m. Campus Tour
10:00 – 10:45 a.m. Rochester Application Workshop
10:00 – 10:45 a.m. Financing Your Education
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Campus Tour
11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Financing Your Education
11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Athletics Tour
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:00 – 1:45 p.m. Rochester Application Workshop
1:00 – 1:45 p.m. Faculty Lecture
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Student Panel
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Campus Tour
3:00 – 3:45 p.m. Departure and Final Q&A


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