Alumni Relations

General Information – Eastman Weekend 2012

What is Eastman Weekend?

Eastman Weekend is our biennial alumni reunion and Family Weekend events and activities.  It is designed for alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff and friends of the Eastman School of Music.

In addition, Eastman Weekend will run concurrently with Meliora Weekend, the University of Rochester’s reunion weekend, located on the River Campus.

When is Eastman Weekend 2012?

Eastman Weekend is October 11-14, 2012.

What kinds of programs are offered at Eastman Weekend?

Eastman Weekend 2012 will include concerts, lectures, tours, exhibits and much more.

How can I find out if a classmate(s) has made reservations for Eastman Weekend?

Online registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2012.  Once people begin to register for events, you will be able to access a list of reunion alumni who are planning to attend the weekend through the Eastman Weekend website under the list of “Attendees”.  Check back in late August to see which of your classmates will be attending!


The Eastman School of Music is committed to making its campus accessible to persons with disabilities.  However, not all areas are fully accessible.  Please contact us at least five days in advance if you have specific needs, and we will be happy to assist you.


The general dress code for the weekend is casual attire.  However, for the Eastman Weekend Gala Dinner you may want to change to semi-formal attire.  We strongly advise you to bring an umbrella and suitable clothing for variable weather.


Parking is available in the East End Garage (accessible from East Main Streetin either direction and, via East Avenue, Scio and Swan Streets), at a number of nearby lots, and on the street.  Overnight parking is not recommended.


Shuttle service is provided from the Hyatt Regency, Radisson, Rochester Plaza and Strathallan Hotels.  Shuttles will be provided to and from the Eastman School of Music and the Eastman Weekend Gala Dinner on Saturday night and for other select events.


Campus visitors are invited to use the University of Rochester guest wireless internet access during Eastman Weekend. Connect to the network called UR_RC_Guest in your wireless connections manager (no password required). If you need help, please contact the IT help desk at 585-275-2000 or email for technical assistance. Please note that this is an unsecured network; data you transmit to websites over this network may not be secure. For more information, please visit