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Community Resources

These resources, although not comprehensive, may help you get settled in the Rochester area:

University Communities

If you are living in University housing, you will likely build connections with many of your neighbors in that area. For graduate students, there are established communities at:

Each community has representatives who work to create a supportive environment and coordinate activities, many of which include children.

Many University departments and student groups also plan organized events. Ask around your area or campus or visit the Campus Community Connection website.

The University’s Interfaith Chapel, located on the River Campus, offers various religious services and welcomes individuals of different faiths.

Rochester Community

Visit the Visit Rochester website for events, restaurants, cultural activities and entertainment in the greater Rochester area.

Connect with Rochester Global Connections (RGC), a community-based volunteer organization that offers services to and programs for international visitors in the Rochester area.