Wilson Commons Student Activities


College Community Weekends

College Community Weekends are weekends that incorporate some of our can't miss events on campus. Each weekend has its own distinct feel and signature events.

Yellowjacket Weekend: September 5th - 7th, 2014

Welcome back! Come celebrate the beginning of the academic year with fun and exciting events including the annual Fall Activities Fair, live music, a luau, fun foods, movies, giveaways, carnival games and rides, athletic competitions and Look out for our announcement about our headlining comedian!

Click HERE to see full schedule of events for Yellowjacket Weekend.

Meliora Weekend: October 17th - 19th, 2014

Meliora Weekend combines three not-to-miss Rochester traditions – Family Weekend, Homecoming and Reunion. Typical highlights of the weekend include Rochester Revue, Mystic Midnight Madness Psychic Fair and Dessert Bar, Meliora Dance Project, Meliora Friday Night Live and A Cappella Jam. Every Meliora Weekend features a variety of famous speakers and entertainers.

Visit the Meliora Weekend website for up to date information including registration, event info and times.

Winterfest Weekend: January 30th - February 1st, 2015

Enjoy the winter splendor that Rochester has to offer by hanging out with your friends roasting marshmallows around our fire pits, cuddling up to cute huskies, or watching the live ice-carving demonstration. Visit the Winter Wonderland for good eats, giveaways, games and more. During the weekend don't forget to watch fellow students perform at the annual UR's Got Talent, or get a belly laugh with our featured comedian, Bill Hader. Also not to be missed are late night music both Friday and Saturday nights, and the Study Abroad Global Fair. All of these events are guaranteed to drive away the winter blahs.

Visit the Winterfest Weekend website for up to date information.

Springfest Weekend: April 24th - 26th, 2015

After the long, dreary months of winter join the University community to celebrate the coming Spring! Springfest weekend features a variety of performances and shows as well as the Dandelion Day Carnival.

Visit the Springfest Weekend website for up to date information.

College Community Weekend Dates 2015 - 2016

Yellowjacket Weekend: September 4th - 7th, 2015

Meliora Weekend: October 8th - 11th, 2015

Winterfest Weekend: January 29th - 31st, 2016

Springfest Weekend: April 15th - 17th, 2016