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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 research, application processes, academic planning, and re-entry programming.

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International Admissions

The University is home to over 4,306 international students and scholars from more than 130 countries. Learn about undergraduate and graduate studies at Rochester.

Programs & Partnerships

We are connecting with universities around the globe to offer international opportunities for students, faculty, researchers, scholars, and staff.

Travel Registry & Security

If you’re planning to go abroad as part of a University-sponsored or supported program, make sure to register your travel and review health, safety, and security information.

Visiting Students, Collaborators, & Researchers

Coming for a short-term visit or longer-term stay? Get help with registration, visa requirements, documentation, living in Rochester, and more.


Institutional Strategic Plan for Global Engagement

Our office has developed a strategic plan that defines our priorities and goals for the next several years.

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Latest news and updates

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

Virtual India Connect

Join the University of Rochester for Virtual India Connect! When: Every Wednesday, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM India Standard Time (IST) Open to: Prospective students from India and their parents. Join Zoom Meeting: Meeting Registration – Zoom Meeting ID: 923 … Continued