Upcoming Events


Thanksgiving Home Hospitality, Thursday, November 22

Volunteer to host an international student for Thanksgiving Dinner! International Students are undergraduate, graduate students or scholars attending University of Rochester or Rochester Institute of Technology.

This is a very rewarding volunteer experience and a great opportunity to introduce your family to people from different cultures!

For new and returning hosts, please submit an application here 

International Students may apply by completing an application here


ROC the Day with RGC! Tuesday, November 27


Now, more than ever, we need person to person connections to help foster positive U.S. foreign relations. All ROC the Day contributions will go towards our International Friendship Program that serves over 100 new international college students each year by matching them with Rochester residents. Students in the program experience unique local destinations and characteristic Rochester hospitality. In addition, RGC hosts cultural and social activities each year for over 500 international students and local individuals and families that provide opportunities for international students to explore the Greater Rochester community and create authentic cultural experiences.


Thanks to the generous support of Nocon & Associates and anonymous donors, for every $1 you donate, it will be matched up to $2,000! Help double the impact so we can raise up to $4,000 in 24 hours!

Come back on November 27 to help support cultural exchange! Learn more at https://roctheday.org/rocglobal