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Summer Short Course Series

Additional Information

Important updates for registrants

Please check back here to find the latest updates for the summer school program.

Complete Schedule

View the complete schedule of all offered summer courses and the corresponding days and times.


Rochester area

University of Rochester campus


The hotels listed below are all within a five mile radius from the University of Rochester.

The Hilton Garden Inn University and Medical Center (walking distance from River Campus)
30 Celebration Drive, Rochester NY 14620
TEL: (585) 424-4404
FAX: (585) 242-8613

Staybridge Suites (walking distance from River Campus)
1000 Genesee Street, Rochester, NY 14611
TEL: (585) 527-9110
FAX: (585) 436-034

DoubleTree Hotel 
1111 Jefferson Road, Rochester NY 14623 
TEL: (585) 475-1510
FAX: (585) 427-8673

Radisson Hotel 
175 Jefferson Road, Rochester, NY 14623 
TEL: (585) 475-1910
FAX: (585) 475-9633


On-campus cash food operations will be open. They are located in Wilson Commons and the Meliora.


Movies, plays, and concerts are frequently available on campus during the summer. The Finger Lakes region and Niagara Falls are an hour or two away by car.

Weather and Dress

Rochester summers are generally pleasant, dry, and sunny. In June, the average daily high temperature is 80° and the daily low temperature is 60°. Dress is informal. Lecture halls are air-conditioned.


We reserve the right to cancel any of the courses, but the summer school has been offered continuously for 59 years without interruption.

The University of Rochester provides equal opportunity in admissions and student aid regardless of sex, age, race, color, creed, disability, sexual orientation, and national or ethnic origin. Further, the University complies with all applicable nondiscrimination laws.