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Admissions Questions

Questions about admission to graduate degree programs should be addressed to the individual department graduate coordinator or to the Director of Graduate Enrollment, Gretchen Briscoe, (585) 275-2059.

Administrative Questions

The Graduate Studies Office is responsible for managing central administrative services for graduate programs, and for interpreting University rules, regulations, and policies as these apply to graduate programs.

These activities are carried out in close cooperation with individual departments and programs offering graduate degrees and with the Office of the University Dean of Graduate Studies.

Contact individual departments for information regarding specific programs.

Contact Us:

Phone: (585) 275-4153
Fax: (585) 273-2943

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Mailing Address:

Arts, Sciences and Engineering Graduate Studies Office
University of Rochester
P.O. Box 270401
Rochester, NY 14627

Office Location/Hours:

207-209A Lattimore Hall
Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–noon and 12:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.


Dean of Graduate Studies, Melissa Sturge Apple
Director of Graduate Programs, Janice Van Opdorp
Director of Graduate Enrollment, Gretchen T. Briscoe
Graduate Assistant and Registrar, Donna Derks
Graduate Program Manager, Cheryl Ernst-Maynard