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According to US climate data, Rochester’s average high in August is 79⁰ F.

Places to Eat 

On Campus

There are a variety of places that you can eat on campus during orientation including:

  • Douglass Dining Center: Offers fresh and delicious options with a variety of specialty stations to satisfy unique dietary needs and preferences.
  • OptiKale: This innovative concept offers a health-focused menu featuring made-to-order bowls filled with fresh produce, grains, bone broths, and proteins.
  • Starbucks: Grab a quick iced coffee or caramel macchiato, hang out with friends over a warm mocha or latte, or enjoy a sandwich while you get some work done.

See the dining website for a complete list of places to eat on campus.

In College Town

Located just a short walk from campus, College Town has a variety of places to grab a meal, drink, or dessert.

Looking for a gourmet eating close to campus? Try Grappa, an Italian nouveau restaurant, or the Brazilian steak house Texas de Brazil.

In the mood for something more casual? Grab some pizza from Beer Market or a burrito at Chipotle.

Looking for something sweet? Check out Insomnia Cookies or Yotality Frozen Yogurt.

Local Attractions

Have some free time while you’re in Rochester? Below are some local attractions you may want to visit:

See the Visit Rochester website for more fun things to do in Rochester.