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Community Weekends

Community Weekends incorporate some of our can't-miss events on campus. Each weekend has its own distinct feel, traditions, and signature events.

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Yellowjacket Weekend

August 27 – August 31, 2020
Celebrate the beginning of the academic year with fun and exciting events including the Fall Activities Fair, live music, a luau, fun foods, movies, giveaways, athletic competitions, carnival games, and rides. Plus, each year we have a headliner for entertainment.

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Meliora Month

October 2021
Meliora Month combines three Rochester traditions: Family Weekend, Homecoming, and Alumni Reunion. Highlights include Rochester Revue, UR Late Night, Carnival, and A Cappella Jam. Each Meliora Month, we partner with the Office of Alumni Relations to feature a variety of famous speakers and entertainers.

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Winterfest Weekend

February 3 – February 7, 2021
Enjoy the winter splendor that Rochester has to offer by roasting marshmallows or watching the live ice-carving demonstration. Enjoy student group performances and headliner entertainment. These events are guaranteed to drive away the winter blahs.

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Springfest Weekend

April 30 – May 2, 2021
After the long, dreary months of winter, join the University community to celebrate the coming spring! Springfest Weekend feature a variety of student group performances, shows, and athletic events, as well as Meliora Values Day and Dandelion Day. Plus, each year we have a headlining concert.