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Connecting Rochester and the World

Since its founding in 1850, the University of Rochester has transformed the city, the region, the nation, and the world.



Office for Global Engagement

OGE is the central point of contact and coordination for global activities undertaken by the University of Rochester, as well as international institutions seeking to engage with the University.

International Services Office

ISO provides the University’s international students, scholars, employees, and other visitors with immigration support and other related support services.

Center for Education Abroad

CEA advises students throughout every stage of their study abroad journey, offering assistance with program exploration, the application processes, academic planning, and re-entry programming.


Campus and Virtual Visits

Research at Rochester

Academic Programs

Symbols and Traditions

City of Rochester


The University is home to more than 4,000 international students and scholars from over 130 countries. Explore undergraduate and graduate study opportunities at Rochester.


Over 100 institutions in more than 30 countries partner with the University. These collaborations offer international opportunities both on campus and worldwide for our students, faculty, researchers, scholars, and staff.

Travel Registry & Security

If you are participating in a University-sponsored or supported program abroad, please register your travel and familiarize yourself with the relevant health, safety, and security guidelines.

Visiting Students, Collaborators, & Researchers

Whether planning a short-term visit or a long-term stay, we offer assistance with registration, visa requirements, documentation, and living in Rochester. Our team is here to support all your needs.

Latest news and updates

Join us for the 2024 International Student & Family Celebration at the University of Rochester!

  Graduating international students and their families are cordially invited to celebrate their remarkable achievements at the University of Rochester’s 2024 International Student & Family Celebration. Hosted by University Trustee Evans Lam ’83, ’84S (MBA) and Jane Gatewood, Vice Provost … Continued

The University of Rochester Global Awards

Welcome to the University of Rochester Global Awards, an initiative established by the Office for Global Engagement to recognize individuals and teams who have made significant contributions to our institution’s global mission of Meliora. Aligned with the University’s Strategic plan, … Continued

University of Rochester Global Awards: Recognizing Global Engagement and Excellence

Press Release The University of Rochester’s Office for Global Engagement announces the inaugural University Global Awards, commencing in the spring semester of 2024. These awards are designed to commend individuals who have made remarkable contributions to advancing Rochester’s motto of … Continued