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Virtual Visits

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


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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 gives you plenty of time to have your questions answered through an online chat feature.

Virtual information sessions are offered on select Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at various times.

Register online

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Rochester Workshop Series

While virtual information sessions are a great way to discover the basics about Rochester, we know that some of you may want to learn more. The Rochester Workshop Series lets you dive deeper into topics related to the Rochester experience specifically.

Pre-Health Advantages at Rochester
October 14

Financial Aid for Domestic Students
October 20

Spend Your Summer with Rochester: Pre-College Programs
October 21

Hajim School of Engineering Overview
October 27

Rochester Humanities 101
October 27

Combined Degree Programs
October 28

Financial Aid for International Students
October 29

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Rochester Workshop Series: Academic Departments

These workshops allow you to dig even deeper into the Rochester academic experience and be able to learn more about specific academic departments at Rochester and connect with various department representatives

Department of Music
October 18 & 19

International Theatre Program
October 18 & 26

Department of Anthropology
October 18

Department of History
October 19 & 21

American Sign Language Program
October 20 & 22

Department of Art & Art History
October 20

Department of Computer Science
October 20

Program of Dance and Movement
October 20

Department of Modern Languages and Cultures
October 20

Institute of Optics
October 26 & 28

Department of Physics & Astronomy
October 27

Undergraduate Business Program
October 27

Department of Chemical Engineering
October 28

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Virtual interviews

Virtual interviews for 2022 first-year and transfer applicants are now available. Virtual interviews are conducted online with admissions representatives using video chat software.

Schedule a virtual interview

Region-specific virtual events

We are excited to offer virtual events designed especially for students and families in different regions around the country and the world. These virtual events are led by your regional admissions counselor.

Explore region-specific events

Research Rochester

Our open-house events are both virtual and in person this year! Join us during one of our upcoming open houses to get the scoop on what makes Rochester unique and to find out what it’s really like to live and learn at Rochester.

Get to know Rochester

Virtual Campus Tour

If you can’t make it to campus, there are plenty of ways to learn about Rochester and connect with us online. Read current students’ stories on our official blog, walk around campus from the comfort of your home with our virtual tour, and ask questions and get important updates on social media.

Virtual Tour

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.

Want to learn even more?

Check out our online publications, which cover a range of topics, including the admissions process, academics, student life, and Pre-College Programs.

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