Past Events

Saturday | May 1, 2021
Wednesday | April 21, 2021
Saturday | April 17, 2021

50th Annual Partnership Dinner

The 50th Annual Partnership Dinner, featuring HGTV's Home Town stars Ben & Erin Napier has been rescheduled for April 17, 2021! Ben Napier is a woodworker,…
Tuesday | April 13, 2021

Warrior Link

Join alumni from around the country for a virtual speed networking event to connect on industry, share experiences and build your professional network. These one-on-one…
7:00 pm
Thursday | March 18, 2021

Warrior Link

Join us as we kick off WARRIOR LINK on Thurs. March 18 at 7 p.m. The first topic of this virtual engagement series is LinkedIn:…
7:00 pm
Friday | March 12, 2021

RU Theatre Presents: The Fool’s Errand

The Fool’s Errand By Tracey Vineyard, Directed by Dr. Catherine Parker
Wednesday | December 23, 2020

Holiday Break & Office Hours

Rochester University will be closed for the holiday season from December 23-January 3. We look forward to hearing from you when we return to campus…
Thursday | December 17, 2020
Friday | November 13, 2020

RU Theatre Presents: Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar By William Shakespeare, Directed by Brandon Langeland, Adapted by Christopher Owens and Brandon Langeland
Thursday | December 10, 2020

SMART TOWNS: The Advent of the Cell Phone

Join Dr. Carol Cooper as she discusses the Advent of the cell phone. The cell phone provides an emotional and symbolic link to work, family,…
7:00 pm
Friday | December 11, 2020

Fall 2020 Capstone Conference – Virtual Presentations

Rochester University Capstone Conference Welcome to Rochester University’s Capstone Conference (formerly Academic Symposium), where we join together to celebrate our vibrant academic community and present the…
Virtual Event
Friday | January 15, 2021

RU Theatre Presents: Electra & Medea

Electra & Medea By Sophocles and Euripides, Directed by Robert Arbaugh MFA, Adapted by Brandon Langeland Electra: Streaming January 15 Medea: Streaming January 29
Thursday | November 19, 2020

Operation Christmas Child

To date, RU has packed over 200 shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child! Come to our Packing Party on Nov. 19th at 2:30 pm in the Ham…
2:30 pm
HAM Library
Tuesday | September 29, 2020

Shakespeare Upon Avon 2020: COVID Edition!

This year’s Shakespeare Upon Avon is virtual! RU students, staff, and faculty joined members of RU’s resident professional theatre company, UnCovered, to film a production…
Now Streaming on YouTube
Saturday | October 10, 2020
Tuesday | September 22, 2020

24-Hour Give

On September 22 at noon Rochester University launched the 7th annual 24 Hour Give. This year Warriors showed up! With the generosity and support of…
12:00 pm
Rochester University
Friday | June 18, 2021

Fletcher-Shinsky Golf Classic

SAVE THE DATE Friday, June 18, 2021 8 a.m. Registration| 9 a.m. Shotgun Start  The Fletcher-Shinsky Golf Classic is an annual event founded in 1981…
8:00 am
Cherry Creek Golf Club
Monday | September 14, 2020

Alumni Townhall

Agenda:  Welcome & Introductions-moderated by Evan Green General RU Update-Dr. Brian Stogner Athletic Updates-Dr. Klint Pleasant Admissions/RC to RU Update-Scott Samuels New Academic Programs-Dr. Remy…
7:00 pm
Thursday | August 13, 2020

Virtual Town Hall: Continuing Students

Join us for our second Town Hall of the summer, for our current Warriors planning on returning to RU in the fall! During the Town…
7:00 pm
Wednesday | August 12, 2020

Virtual Warrior Day, August 12

Thinking about making Rochester University part of your future? Then sign up for one of our upcoming Virtual Warrior Days. Don’t forget to invite your…
4:00 pm
Wednesday | July 29, 2020

RU Online: Virtual Accelerated Program Info Day

Thinking about making Rochester University part of your future? Join us online for an info session on our Accelerated Learning programs! We'll be covering the…
4:00 pm
Thursday | July 23, 2020

Virtual Town Hall: New Students and Families – July 23

Join us for our last Town Hall of the summer, for new Warriors and their families! During the Town Hall, you'll hear from our Senior…
7:00 pm
Tuesday | July 7, 2020

Virtual Warrior Day, July 7

Thinking about making Rochester University part of your future? Then sign up for one of our upcoming Virtual Warrior Days. Don’t forget to invite your…
7:00 pm
Tuesday | June 23, 2020

Virtual Town Hall: New Students and Families

Join us for our first Town Hall of the summer, for new Warriors and their families! During the Town Hall, you'll hear from our Senior…
7:00 pm
Thursday | June 4, 2020

Virtual Warrior Day, June 4

Thinking about making Rochester University part of your future? Then sign up for one of our upcoming Virtual Warrior Days. Don’t forget to invite your…
2:00 pm
Tuesday | May 26, 2020

MICU Virtual College Fair

LANSING — Students who may be interested in attending one of Michigan’s independent colleges and universities will have the opportunity to take part in a…
11:00 am
Thursday | May 7, 2020

Rochester Area Prayer Breakfast – Keynote: Dr. Klint Pleasant

Rochester, MI (May 1, 2020) – The Rochester Area Prayer Breakfast Committee announced today that Dr. Klint Pleasant will keynote the 39th annual Prayer Breakfast…
8:00 am
Tuesday | May 5, 2020

Virtual Town Hall for College Student: Rep. Elissa Slotkin & President Stogner

Please join Rep. Elissa Slotkin for a virtual town hall for college students to answer your questions on the coronavirus. About this Event Join Rep.…
1:00 pm
Friday | April 24, 2020

Rochester University: Preparing Students for Professional and Personal Success

A school counselor college/career academy event. Join Rochester University and Oakland Schools on the Rochester University campus to explore the admissions and application process, scholarships…
7:30 am
Rochester University: CHILL
Friday | April 24, 2020

18th Semiannual Capstone Conference

Rochester University's semi-annual Capstone Conference (formerly Academic Symposium) showcases the academic achievements and capstone projects of our students. While the COVID-19 outbreak prevents our meeting…

Partnership Dinner 2020 – Postponed

The 49th Annual Partnership Dinner will be featuring HGTV’s Home Town stars Ben & Erin Napier! We are currently working with the Napiers on a new…
Royal Park Hotel
Monday | July 27, 2020

Shakespeare Camp

Aspire to greatness as one of Shakespeare’s legendary characters in a special production of Julius Caesar…Jr. (Ages 6-18) Enhance your skills in: Public Speaking Creative Problem…
9:00 am
Rochester University
Tuesday | March 10, 2020

Declaration of Independence: The Words Heard Around the World

Dr. Todd will discuss the origins of the Declaration of Independence, its purposes, and how it changed the world. Dr. Todd earned his Bachelor of…
7:00 pm
Rochester Hills Public Library
Thursday | February 13, 2020

In Juliet’s Garden and When Shakespeare’s Ladies Doth Protest

Juliet Capulet invites four other heroines of Shakespeare's classics (Katharina, Portia, Ophelia and Desdemona) to lunch in her favorite garden in Verona to discuss issues'…
ALT Theatre: Rochester University
Saturday | March 21, 2020

Ministry Internship Fair & Professional Development

Are you looking for a ministry intern in Summer 2020? The Department of Theology and Ministry at Rochester University is hosting a Ministry Internship Fair…
10:00 am
Kibo Corner
Tuesday | January 21, 2020

MLK Jr. Day, No Classes

Classes are cancelled and offices will be closed Monday, January 20 in observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Sunday | December 8, 2019

Rochester Area Hometown Christmas Parade

Join us Sunday, December 8th for the 68th Annual Rochester Area Hometown Christmas Parade!
2:00 pm
Main Street, Rochester Hills, MI
Friday | December 6, 2019

RU Ready for Christmas

Join the Rochester University community and special musical guests as we celebrate the season with a sing-along of all your favorite Christmas carols, some special…
7:30 pm
RAC Theatre
Wednesday | November 27, 2019

Thanksgiving Break & RU Campus Hours

Please note that Rochester University will be closed from Wednesday, November 27-Friday, November 29 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Offices will open back up…
Monday | November 18, 2019

Smart Towns: The Genius of James

Presenter: Dr. Greg Stevenson The New Testament letter of James has, at times throughout Christian history, received harsh criticism from scholars. Among the accusations are that…
7:00 pm
RU Auditorium
Thursday | November 14, 2019

A Wrinkle In Time

One of literature’s most enduring young heroines, Meg Murry, is back–braces, stubbornness and all. Once again, she’s joining forces with Mrs. Whatsit, Charles Wallace, Calvin…
Wednesday | October 30, 2019

Smart Towns: The Genius of George Washington

Presented by: Dr. David Greer George Washington is rightly remembered as the “indispensable man” of the American founding, famous for both exercising and renouncing authority.  As…
7:00 pm
Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm
Saturday | October 26, 2019

Homecoming Weekend

Join us for a fun-filled Homecoming Weekend. Saturday, Oct. 26 • 3 p.m. • Garth Pleasant Arena RU Men's Basketball vs. Ohio Christian University Sunday,…
3:00 pm
Rochester University
Thursday | October 3, 2019


Performing the Word: Scripture in a New Missional Era For millennia, Christians have looked to the Bible as a primary source for the life of…
12:00 pm
Rochester University
Thursday | September 19, 2019

RU Theatre : Silent Sky

When Henrietta Leavitt begins work at the Harvard Observatory in the early 1900s, she isn’t allowed to touch a telescope or express an original idea.…
7:30 pm
Rochester University Theatre
Tuesday | September 10, 2019

Smart Towns: Suffragette Genius

  Presented by: Dr. Anne Nichols This presentation will explore how Harriet Beecher Stowe and Elizabeth Cady Stanton leveraged science and theology to advance the role of women in…
7:00 pm
Rochester Hills Public Library