Graduate Program

Graduate Recruiting Weekend FAQ

Here is some information to help with our Frequently Asked Questions. If you have additional questions about our recruiting weekend or program in general, feel free to get in touch with Laura Blumkin, laura.blumkin@rochester.edu, (585) 275-4356.

Who is paying for my travel expenses?

How can I get in touch with the travel agent to book my flight?

I will be driving, where should I park when I get to campus? 

Where will I be staying and will I have a roommate for the weekend? 

How will I get from the hotel to all recruiting weekend events? 

How can I notify the coordinator of food allergies or restrictions? 

When should I arrive on campus? 

I am flying in, or taking the train, or coming by bus, can I get a ride to the hotel or campus from the airport, bus station or train station?

Can I arrive on Thursday instead of Friday and when should I plan my trip home?

 Can I bring my spouse, significant other and/or parents to recruiting weekend?

On my application I indicated interest in just one field but really I would like to meet faculty in more research areas, how can I update the coordinator about my interests?

I need to change my travel arrangements or I missed my flight, what should I do? 

What should I wear?

The faculty member I want to talk to most is not available during recruiting weekend, how can I get more information on their research? 

Will I get the chance to meet current Physics and Astronomy graduate students?