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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 25, 2019




8:30am - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am 



Saunders Research Building Atrium

1W-502 Collins&Wilson Classroom

10:00am - 11:00am

Plenary Lecture

1W-502 Collins&Wilson Classroom

11:00am - 12:30pm

Undergraduate Student Poster Session

Saunders Research Building Atrium

12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch

1W-502 Collins&Wilson Classroom

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Campus Tour

Leave from 1W-502 Collins&Wilson Classroom

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Meet individually with program(s) of interest

Meet students in Flaum Atrium

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 2019 semester or graduate students in the last year of their terminal Master’s degree program.
  • 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 Monday, October 7th, 2019
  • Applicants will be notified of acceptance by Monday, October 14, 2019
  • Undergraduate Research and Visitation Day is Friday, October 25, 2019

Parking and Directions

Parking will be available, free of charge, in the Saunders Research Building Visitors Lot on Crittenden Blvd. 

Using Google

The physical address for the Saunders Research Building to be used with Google Maps, is: 265 Crittenden Blvd, Rochester, NY 14642.

Using URMC 

For directions to the Saunders Research Building, use the URMC directions page and select Saunders Research Building from the drop down