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Undergraduate Research and Visitation Day

Agenda | Eligibility | Forms, Instructions & Guidelines | How To Apply | Important Dates & Deadlines | Parking & Directions | URD 2017 Photos

Undergraduate Research and Visitation Day is for Juniors and Seniors within a few hours driving distance from Rochester. 

Agenda - October 19, 2018




9:00am - 10:00am

Check-in, breakfast, poster set-up

Forbes Mezzanine

10:00am - 11:00am

Plenary Lecture

Class of '62 Auditorium (G-9425)

11:00am - 12:30pm

Undergraduate Student Poster Session

Sarah Flaum Atrium

12:30pm - 1:30pm


CEL Room 2-7520

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Campus Tour

Leave from CEL Room 2-7520

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Meet individually with program(s) of interest


Questions? Contact the Office for Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs via email at or call (585) 275-4522.


  • Applicants must be Juniors or Seniors when entering the Fall 2018 semester.
  • Applicants must be prepared to submit a written abstract with their application form, as well as present a poster at the Undergraduate Student Poster Session.
  • Applicants should have an interest in the biomedical, translational, public health and/or biostatistical sciences fields. PhD programs offered at the U of R
  • A Review Committee comprised of University of Rochester faculty members will determine applicants' acceptance for the event.
  • It is preferred that research advisors accompany their students to the event. If your research advisor cannot attend, you may invite someone else, such as your academic advisor. In the event that you cannot find an advisor available to attend with you, you may still participate.

Forms, Instructions and Guidelines

How To Apply

Important Dates and Deadlines

  • Application deadline is Sunday, September 30, 2018
  • Applicants will be notified of acceptance by Friday, October 8, 2018
  • Undergraduate Research and Visitation Day is Friday, October 19, 2018

Parking and Directions

Parking will be available, free of charge, in the Kornberg Parking lot on Elmwood Avenue. There is a large, silver clock in the entrance area and the building entrance reads "School of Medicine and Dentistry".

Using Google

The physical address for the School of Medicine and Dentistry, to be used with Google Maps, is: 415 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642.

Using URMC 

For directions to the School of Medicine and Dentistry, use the URMC directions page and select School of Medicine and Dentistry from the drop down


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