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Resources for Parents & Families
Part of the Rochester family from day one

We believe parents, guardians, family members, and loved ones play a vital role in student success, especially for undergraduates.

Tradition, ever better

Class of 2024: Congratulations on your accomplishments! Commencement Weekend kicks off May 17 with a distinctly Rochester ceremony for all graduates. Celebrations continue through May 19. #UR2024

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Resources and support

Our main undergraduate campuses—the River Campus (home of Arts, Sciences & Engineering) and the Eastman School of Music—have dedicated staff available to help families understand, navigate, and support the undergraduate student experience.

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