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Universit y of RochesterOfficial BulletinGraduate Studies2018–2022Arts, Sciences & EngineeringSchool of Arts & SciencesEdmund A. Hajim School of Engineering & Applied SciencesEastman School of MusicSchool of Medicine and DentistrySchool of NursingSimon Business SchoolMargaret Warner Graduate School of Education and Human DevelopmentThe bulletin was prepared in the fall of 2017. Provisions of this publication are not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between the student and the University. The University reserves theright to make changes in its course offerings, degree requirements, regulations and procedures, andfees and expenses as educational and financial considerations require.Information in this bulletin does not apply to the MD Program in the School of Medicine andDentistry.EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

ContentsPublications about Graduate Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6Graduate Studies Calendar, 2018–2022 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8Senior University Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9Graduate Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10Associated Educational Institutions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10University Council on Graduate Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10Graduate Student Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12Including housing, health care services, student support, International Services Office, health and safety, public safetyFinancial Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14Including tuition and fees, financial awards, financial assistanceInventory of Registered Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16University of Rochester—Credit Hour Policy and Compliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22Arts, Sciences & Engineering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25School of Arts & Sciences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27Edmund A. Hajim School of Engineering & Applied Sciences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143Eastman School of Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207School of Medicine and Dentistry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245School of Nursing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 297Simon Business School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 319Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 353

6 · University of Rochester Graduate Studies Bulletin 2018–2022Publications about Graduate Programs at theUniversity of RochesterThe Regulations and University Policies Concerning GraduateStudies is a separate document addressing central policies onenrollment, curriculum, and completion of graduate degrees. It isfound at st colleges and schools of the University publishbrochures or digital files listing faculty, courses, and degreerequirements. In addition, many departments offering graduate programs publish detailed brochures about their courses ofstudy, faculty members, facilities, scholarships, etc. All graduateprograms have valuable information on their websites.Requests for information about the programs and how toapply should be made to the following:School of Arts & SciencesDepartmental/Program brochures and online applicationsOffice of Graduate StudiesUniversity of Rochester207 Lattimore HallBox 270401Rochester, New York 14627-0401Email: /college/gradstudiesEdmund A. Hajim School of Engineering & Applied SciencesDepartmental/Program brochures and online applicationsOffice of Graduate StudiesUniversity of Rochester207 Lattimore HallBox 270401Rochester, New York 14627-0401Email: /college/gradstudiesEastman School of MusicGraduate Studies at Eastman brochure and online application(Graduate and undergraduate)School of Medicine and DentistryDepartmental/Program brochures and online applicationsOfficial BulletinMD and MD/PhD programsOffice of AdmissionsEastman School of Music26 Gibbs StreetRochester, New York 14604-2599Email: admissionsOffices for Graduate Education and Postdoctoral AffairsSchool of Medicine and DentistryUniversity of Rochester Medical Center601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 316Rochester, New York 14642-0001Email: [email protected] of RochesterSchool of Medicine and DentistryDirector of AdmissionsElmwood Avenue, Box 601ARochester, New York 14642-0001Email: [email protected]: www.aamc.org

Publications · 7School of NursingOffice of Student AffairsSchool of Nursing601 Elmwood Avenue, Box SONRochester, New York 14642-0001(585) 275-2375www.son.rochester.eduSimon Business SchoolDetailed general brochure and brochuresfor Executive MBA and part-time programsExecutive and Professional ProgramsSimon Business School204 Schlegel HallUniversity of RochesterBox 270107Rochester, New York 14627-0107(585) 275-3439Email: [email protected] general brochure and brochures forfull-time MBA and MS programsAdmissions OfficeSimon Business School245 Gleason HallUniversity of RochesterBox 270107Rochester, New York 14627-0107(585) 275-3533Email: [email protected] programMargaret Warner Graduate School of Educationand Human DevelopmentBrochures for specific master’s anddoctoral degree programs and online applicationsPhD OfficeSimon Business School4-308 Carol Simon HallUniversity of RochesterBox 270100Rochester, New York 14627-0100(585) 275-2959Email: [email protected] OfficeMargaret Warner Graduate School ofEducation and Human DevelopmentRaymond F. LeChase HallUniversity of RochesterBox 270425Rochester, New York 14627-0425(585) 275-3950Email: r.edu

8 · University of Rochester Graduate Studies Bulletin 2018–20222018–2020 Calendar*This calendar is prepared far in advance of publication. Some dates may change. For specific degree program deadlines (i.e., application deadlines, qualifying exam dates, dissertation deadlines), check with department and/or school graduate studies offices.Spring Semester 2018January 15Martin Luther King Jr. Day observed.January 17Classes begin.March 10May 18–20Spring recess begins. Classes resume March 19.Commencement weekend.Fall Semester 2018August 29Classes begin.October 15Fall term break. Classes resume October 17.November 21Thanksgiving recess begins at noon. Classes resume November 26.December 21Winter recess begins after last examination.Spring Semester 2019January 21Martin Luther King Jr. Day observed.January 16Classes begin.March 9May 17–19Spring recess begins. Classes resume March 18.Commencement weekend.Fall Semester 2019August 28October 14Classes begin.Fall term break begins. Classes resume October 16.November 27Thanksgiving recess begins at noon. Classes resume December 2.December 20Winter recess begins after last examination.* These dates do not apply to the Simon Business School or the Eastman School of Music. For additional information, please visit www.simon.rochester.edu or www.rochester.edu/eastman.

The University · 9University of RochesterSenior Leadership Administration(as of May 2018)Richard FeldmanPresident (interim)Robert L. ClarkProvost and Senior Vice President for ResearchAndrew AinslieDean, William E. Simon School of BusinessAdam P. AnolikSenior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, University of RochesterMedical CenterAnthony M. GreenDeputy to the ProvostDonald HallRobert L. and Mary L. Sproull Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Sciences &EngineeringWendi B. HeinzelmanDean, Edmund A. Hajim School of Engineering & Applied SciencesMargaret H. KearneyVice Provost and University Dean of Graduate StudiesAnthony D. KinslowAssociate Vice President for Human ResourcesDavid E. LewisVice President for Information Technology and Chief Information OfficerVivian LewisDeputy to the President and Vice Provost for Faculty Development and DiversityMichael J. ApostolakosMary Ann MavrinacJonathan BinstockKevin McFarlandRaffaella BorasiDuncan T. MooreJonathan BurdickLamar Riley MurphyVice President and Chief Medical Officer, University of Rochester MedicalCenterThe Mary W. and Donald R. Clark Director of the Memorial Art GalleryDean and Frederica Warner Professor, Margaret Warner Graduate School ofEducation and Human DevelopmentVice Provost for Enrollment Initiatives and Dean of College Admission andFinancial AidPaul J. BurgettVice President, Senior Advisor to the President, and University DeanMichael CampbellDirector of the Laboratory for Laser EnergeticsHolly G. CrawfordSenior Vice President for Administration and Finance, Chief Financial Officer, and TreasurerGloria CulverDean of the School of Arts & SciencesMary Jane CurryFaculty Senate Co-Chair; Associate Professor, Department of Teaching andCurriculum, Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education and HumanDevelopmentTeri D’AgostinoChief of Staff to the University of Rochester Medical Center CEO and Deanof the School of Medicine and Dentistry; Vice President, University of Rochester Medical CenterStephen DewhurstVice Dean for Research, School of Medicine and Dentistry; Associate VicePresident for Health Sciences Research; Professor and Chair of Microbiologyand ImmunologyEli EliavDirector, Eastman Institute for Oral Health; Vice Dean for Oral Health,School of Medicine and DentistryThomas J. FarrellSenior Vice President and James D. Thompson Chief Advancement OfficerEmily Cihon FehnelDeputy to the PresidentJane GatewoodVice Provost for Global EngagementSteven I. GoldsteinPresident and CEO, Strong Memorial Hospital and Highland Hospital; VicePresident, University of Rochester Medical CenterVice Provost and Andrew H. and Janet Dayton Neilly Dean of the Universityof Rochester LibrariesFaculty Senate Co-Chair; Professor of Physics, Arts, Sciences & EngineeringVice Provost for Entrepreneurship and Rudolf and Hilda Kingslake Professorof Optical EngineeringGeneral Secretary and Chief of StaffGail M. NorrisVice President and General CounselDouglas W. PhillipsSenior Vice President for Institutional ResourcesKathy H. RideoutVice President, University of Rochester Medical Center; Dean, School ofNursingPeter G. RobinsonVice President and Chief Operating Officer, University of Rochester MedicalCenter; Vice President for Government and Community RelationsJamal J. RossiJoan and Martin Messinger Dean of the Eastman School of MusicMichael F. RotondoCEO, University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group; Vice Dean for ClinicalAffairs, School of Medicine and Dentistry; Vice President for Administration, University of Rochester Medical CenterJeffrey T. RunnerDean of the CollegeJoan SaabVice Provost for Academic Affairs and Chair, Department of Art and Art HistoryElizabeth StaudermanVice President for CommunicationsMelissa Sturge-AppleDean of Graduate Studies, Arts, Sciences & EngineeringMark B. TaubmanCEO, University of Rochester Medical Center and UR Medicine; Dean,School of Medicine and Dentistry; Senior Vice President for Health SciencesSasha TulganDeputy to the PresidentRichard WaughAssociate Vice President for Research and New Initiatives; Chair and Professor, Department of Biomedical EngineeringDavid R. WilliamsDean for Research in Arts, Sciences & Engineering; Director of the Center forVisual Science; William G. Allyn Professor of Medical Optics

10 · University of Rochester Graduate Studies Bulletin 2018–2022Graduate EducationThe University of Rochester is an independent university thatoffers over 50 doctoral programs and over 200 master’s programsin the following schools:Arts, Sciences & EngineeringSchool of Arts & SciencesEdmund A. Hajim School of Engineering &Applied SciencesEastman School of MusicSchool of Medicine and DentistrySchool of NursingSimon Business SchoolMargaret Warner Graduate School of Education andHuman DevelopmentThe first PhD degree was awarded in 1925, and one of thefirst three to earn the degree at the University later became aNobel laureate. The University has been endowed by many benefactors, including George Eastman, founder of Eastman Kodak;Joseph Wilson, founder of Xerox; and Charles F. Hutchison.In 2017–18, the University had nearly 1,300 tenure trackfaculty and roughly 9,700 full-time and 1,900 part-time students.Of the full-time students, 6,500 were undergraduates and 5,100were graduate students.The University of Rochester is accredited by the MiddleStates Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street,Philadelphia, Pa. 19104. Phone: (267) 284-5000. Universityprograms also are accredited by a number of agencies and associations. The full listing can be found at d Educational InstitutionsColgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School-Bexley Hall-St.Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry is an interdenominational seminary offering graduate programs leading to professional degrees for the ministry. While it is geographically separated from the University by about one mile and is governed byits own independent boards, it is affiliated with the University inthe sense that students in each institution can take courses in theother and use the libraries of both.The George Eastman Museum: The University of Rochester and George Eastman Museum have a long history of collaboration in both teaching and research. In the 1970s, a jointUniversity of Rochester–Eastman Museum committee receivedfunding from the National Endowment for the Humanitiesto develop a film studies curriculum at the University usingEastman Museum archives. Since that time, teaching on bothcampuses by Rochester faculty and Eastman Museum curatorshas continued in the areas of film and media studies, art history,and other disciplines. Beginning in 2005, Rochester faculty andEastman Museum personnel collaborated on a master’s degree inmotion picture preservation.Graduate Student Exchange Scholar Program: Cornell,Syracuse, and Rochester offer graduate students the opportunity, when the appropriate course or facility is unavailable in thehome university, to take special courses and seminars and to usethe libraries at the other two universities. Inasmuch as each university has unique courses and programs, this exchange considerably expands opportunities for some students. More informationabout this program is available in the Office of the UniversityDean of Graduate Studies. University Council on Graduate StudiesThe University Council on Graduate Studies is chaired by theUniversity dean of graduate studies. The provost serves ex officio.Membership consists of the deans and associate deans of graduate study of Arts, Sciences & Engineering (School of Arts &Sciences and Edmund A. Hajim School of Engineering & Applied Sciences), Eastman School of Music, School of Medicineand Dentistry, School of Nursing, Simon Business School, andMargaret Warner Graduate School of Education and HumanDevelopment; and a faculty representative from each of the PhDdegree-granting departments and programs across the University. The Steering Committee of the Council is composed of thedeans and associate deans of graduate study.The principal functions of the Council are to decide, on thebasis of quality considerations, which departments shall be authorized to give work towards the PhD degree and to authorizeor restrict, as necessary, the different PhD programs; to scrutinize the policies, standards, and facilities for work for the degreeof Doctor of Philosophy throughout the University to ensure aminimum quality standard is met; and to make reports on thefindings and recommendations to the provost and president. Inperformance of this function, the Council may engage scholarsfrom other universities.Upon nominations by the faculties or other authorizedagencies in the several schools, the Council recommends to theprovost for transmission to the Board of Trustees the candidatesfor the Doctor of Philosophy degree.A Steering Committee of the Council, composed of theUniversity dean of graduate studies and the dean or associatedean of graduate studies (or equivalent) of each school, advisesthe Council in the performance of its functions, exchanges information, and adjusts procedures in the schools to enable administrative uniformity as needed.

Graduate Student Life · 11Graduate Student LifeGraduate and Family HousingInformation on graduate and family housing can be obtained fromthe University Apartments Office at (585) 275-5824 or by email [email protected] or at www.rochester.edu/reslife.Eligibility for University housing is contingent on the individual being currently registered as a full-time graduate studentor professional trainee of the University of Rochester. A lotterysystem is used to establish priority among qualified applicants.The Office of Residential Life and Housing Services alsooperates the Community Living Program, which has listings ofprivately owned apartments, houses, and rooms. For more information on this program, phone (585) 275-1081 or [email protected] or check the website at www.rochester.edu/reslife.Family-Friendly Policies for GraduateStudentsAll of the schools at the University of Rochester provide accommodation for graduate students for the birth or adoption of children,as outlined in the policy found in the Regulations and UniversityPolicies Concerning Graduate Studies found at www.rochester.edu/gradstudies/publications.html. Students are encouraged to consultthe specific administrative offices within their respective schoolsregarding tuition, fees, financial aid, and course credit details.Health Care ServicesStudent Health ProgramThe University Health Service (UHS) provides a full range ofconfidential, high-quality primary health care, mental health care,and health promotion services for all full-time University studentson a prepaid basis through the Student Health Program. TheUniversity Health Service and the University Counseling Centerare accredited by the Accreditation Association for AmbulatoryHealth Care (AAAHC). Information about services offered bythe University Health Service and the University Counseling Center is available on the UHS website at www.rochester.edu/uhs.Health Plan: All full-time students participate in the studenthealth plan. The health plan has two parts. (1) Mandatory healthfee: covers unlimited primary care visits with the physicians,nurse practitioners, and registered nurses at the University HealthService; assessment, brief treatment, and referral services withmental health professionals at the University Counseling Center;health promotion programs and services; and public health surveillance. All full-time students must pay the mandatory healthfee, which entitles them to use the University Health Service andthe University Counseling Center throughout the academic yearand the following summer (August 1 to July 31), as long as theyare enrolled on a full-time basis. (2) Health insurance: for servicessuch as surgical procedures, hospitalization, diagnostic laboratorytests and X-rays, visits to specialists, and prescription medications. These services are not covered by the mandatory health fee.All full-time students must have health insurance in addition tothe mandatory health fee. Students can enroll in the Universitysponsored health insurance plan or they can waive the insurance ifthey are covered by health insurance that meets University criteria.Immunization Requirement: Entering full-time and parttime students must provide immunization information to meetNew York State and University immunization requirements. Theserequirements, which are documented on the Health History Form(HHF), should be completed before arrival on campus. Accordingto New York State law, failure to show proof of immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella will result in students not being allowedto attend classes at the University. For detailed information aboutthe immunization requirements, check “Health Requirementsfor Entering Students” on the UHS website (www.rochester.edu/uhs). Also, on the same page, see Health History Form FAQs toanswer questions about completing the Health History Form. Ifyour question is not answered in the FAQs, write to [email protected] for assistance.University Health Service (UHS)UHS provides a full range of primary health care services, including the treatment of illnesses and injuries, women’s healthcare, the management of ongoing medical problems, and adviceand treatment for any health concern. In addition, UHS provides allergy injections, immunizations, for travel and other vaccines (e.g., flu shots, HPV vaccine, Hepatitis B vaccine), physicaltherapy, laboratory testing, referrals to specialists, and healtheducation. Visits to the University Health Service are coveredby the mandatory health fee that all full-time students pay. Formore information about services for full-time students, checkthe UHS website at www.rochester.edu/uhs.ConfidentialityThe relationship between health care providers and their patientsis confidential. Notification of others, including parents, friends,and University faculty and administration, is generally consideredthe student’s responsibility unless the condition is life threateningand the student is unable to assume responsibility for informingothers. We will not share information about the fact or the natureof a student’s visit to UHS without the student’s permission.UHS Website (www.rochester.edu/uhs)The UHS website provides detailed information about the servicesprovided by the University Health Service, the University Counseling Center, and the UHS Health Promotion Office.University Counseling Center (UCC)Any student initiating services at the University CounselingCenter (UCC) can expect a comprehensive mental health assessment, an individualized treatment plan, and support forimplementing such a plan. Same-day consultations are availablefor students who are in immediate crisis or at risk of hurtingthemselves or others.Students utilize UCC services due to a variety of concerns,including anxiety, depression, apprehension about major life decisions or transitions, relationship difficulties, family problems,body image and eating, grief, sexual and gender identity, sexual

12 · University of Rochester Graduate Studies Bulletin 2018–2022functioning, substance use, and general discomfort about what ishappening in their lives.A student’s individualized treatment plan may involve oneor more of the following recommendations: group therapy atUCC, brief individual therapy at UCC, TAO (therapy assistedonline) at UCC, referral for longer-term therapy or specializedtreatment with a mental health provider in the community,psychiatry services at UCC/UHS, referral to other campus resources, referral to case management at UCC.Staff members are also available to discuss topics or concerns of special interest to groups of students, to consult withmembers of the University community about students of concern, and to develop and coordinate mental health–related educational programming.The therapists at the University Counseling Center are licensed professionals and professionals-in-training from a variety ofmental health disciplines. They employ many treatment approachesand draw upon a wide range of training and experience in the fieldof psychotherapy. Psychiatrists are available within UCC/UHS toprovide prescription medication in conjunction with therapy.ConfidentialityAll contacts with a University Counseling Center therapist areconfidential. The fact that students are using UCC will not bedisclosed to any University official or faculty member, or tofamily, friends, or roommates without the permission of thestudents. UCC will not release any clinical information aboutstudents’ visits, even with the students’ written request, except toanother therapist for purposes of further treatment. In addition,because of the sensitive nature of visits, extreme care is taken toprotect the confidentiality of our records. UCC records are separate from Strong Memorial Hospital medical records.Urgent Situations and After-Hours CareThe University Counseling Center offers on-call emergency serv ice 24 hours a day throughout the year for students who are in urgent distress themselves or who are concerned about someone else.The professional-on-call can be reached by calling (585) 275-3113.UCC Website (www.rochester.edu/ucc)The UCC website provides information about the center’s locations, hours, services, staff, online assessments and resources, andmore.Student SupportDisabilitiesA student seeking reasonable accommodations on the basis of adisability should contact the Access Coordinator in the relevantschool. The Access Coordinators for all schools as well as otherrelevant disability-related information including documentationguidelines are listed at tml.Students who have questions or concerns who want todiscuss them with someone outside the school may contact theDirector of Disability Resources at (585) 279-9049.A number of University-wide resources are available forstudents with disabilities and the faculty and staff who supportthem. The Director of Disability Resources works closely withthe Access Coordinators in each of the schools to verify documentation of the existence of a disability, implement reasonableclassroom accommodations, coordinate support services, andidentify campus resources.Conflict Resolution: University IntercessorThe goal of the intercessor is to promote a respectful, inclusiveUniversity for all members of the community by resolving disputes, challenging perceptions, and advocating for fairness at theUniversity. For over 40 years, University Intercessors, appointedby the provost, have been untangling complex problems and unresolved interpersonal and departmental issues with staff, faculty,and students who call on them for help.Students who have concerns that cannot be resolvedthrough other channels are encouraged to contact an intercessorfor confidential assistance at (585)275-9125 or www.rochester.edu/intercessor/solving.html. The intercessor can help with concerns regarding discrimination and harassment, disability issues,and unresolved disagreements among faculty, staff, and students.All consultations are confidential.International Services OfficeThe International Services Office (ISO) provides a full range ofprograms and services throughout the University for over 3,500international students and 480 scholars and employees plus theirdependents from more than 115 countries. The staff administers theF-1, J-1, H-1B, O-1, and TN visa programs for the University underspecific government regulations. The staff of the ISO issues visaeligibility documents, provides advice on immigration regulationsaffecting international populations, and processes immigrationbenefits such as employment authorizations and extensions of stay.The ISO acts as the University’s official liaison with the U.S.Department of Homeland Security, the Student and ExchangeVisitor Program (SEVP), the Department of State, as well asforeign and American consulates and embassies. Locally, the ISOprovides support and collaboration with government agenciesincluding the Social Security Administration, Internal RevenueServ ice, and Department of Motor Vehicles. The office worksclosely with members of the University community to advocate forand address va

Email: [email protected] Detailed general brochure and brochures for full-time MBA and MS programs Admissions Office Simon Business School 245 Gleason Hall University of Rochester Box 270107 Rochester, New York 14627-0107 (585) 275-3533 Email: [email protected] PhD program PhD Office Simon Business School 4-308 Carol Simon Hall