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Graduate Program

Graduate Student Associations

The Physics and Astronomical Sciences Student Association for Graduate Engagement (PASSAGE) promotes fellowship, community, and mentorship between physics and astronomy graduate students and provides opportunities for outreach to the greater Rochester community. All University of Rochester physics and astronomy graduate students are considered members and are welcome to attend any and all events. For more information visit the PASSAGE website.


Women of Physics and Astronomy (WoPAs) is a graduate student group committed to fostering community among women and gender non-conforming poeople in the department of physics and astronomy. WoPAs's goals include the promotion of academic advancement of gender minorities in physics and astronomy, community outreach and mentoring, and developing safe spaces for women and GNC people in physics and astronomy.