Past Events

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.
Monday | December 23, 2019

Holiday Break & Office Hours

Rochester University offices will be closed starting Monday, December 23 and will open back up on Thursday, January 2. Wishing you a very happy holiday…
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

24-Hour Give

On September 10 at noon Rochester University will launch the 6th annual 24 Hour Give. The challenge this year is 300 donors within 24 hours.…
12:00 pm
Rochester University
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
Saturday | April 18, 2020

Partnership Dinner 2020

The 49th Annual Partnership Dinner will be held Saturday, April 18, 2020, featuring HGTV’s Home Town stars Ben & Erin Napier! Ben Napier is a woodworker, author,…
5:00 pm
Royal Park Hotel