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As a biology alum, you know that the students who go through our program are inquisitive, resourceful problem solvers—many of whom go on to make significant contributions to a variety of fields, including research, education, medicine, law, business, and more. We need your help to graduate the next generation of Rochester biology alumni.

Donate to the Department

Gifts to the biology department help create academic and research opportunities for students and faculty that have potentially profound effects on human health and understanding.

See our giving page for more information.

Stay in Touch

Visit the University of Rochester alumni site to update us on what you’ve been doing, and to find information about alumni benefits, regional events, volunteering, and more!

Department of Biology Open House

Every three years the Department of Biology holds an open house as part of Meliora Weekend. Alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff, and visitors are invited to learn about what the department has to offer.

At our open house, you can:

  • Learn about our undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Tour our facilities and see our unique specimen collection
  • View our photo albums and emeritus publications

Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments are provided. We hope you’ll join us!

Graduates at Commencement