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University of Rochester Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Rochester, NY

Location and Setting


Rochester Population
210,532
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Campus Size
655 acres

Weather

Temperature
16.3 average low in January, 75.8 average high in September
Rain
160 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
4 mile(s) from campus in Rochester
Nearest Train Station
4 mile(s) from campus in Rochester

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
90% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
18%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Yellowjackets
School Colors
Navy blue and yellow

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Crew x      
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Field Hockey x      
Football     x  
Golf     x  
Lacrosse x      
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Squash     x x
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Crew x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Field Hockey x  
Football    
Golf    
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Squash    
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Crew    
Cross-Country Running x  
Field Hockey    
Football x  
Golf x  
Lacrosse    
Soccer x  
Softball    
Squash x x
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
archery, badminton, bowling, cheerleading, equestrian sports, fencing, ice hockey, rugby, sailing, skiing (downhill), ultimate Frisbee, water polo
Men's Club Sports
archery, badminton, bowling, cheerleading, crew, equestrian sports, fencing, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, sailing, skiing (downhill), ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, campus activities board, black students'; union, grassroots (environmental group), women's caucus, american sign language club
Sororities
8% of women participate
Fraternities
6% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

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