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Frederick Douglass Commons

Connected to Wilson Commons with a bridge together they form our Campus Center. Frederick Douglass Commons also connects to the new Lam Square lounge in Rush Rhees library with a bridge from the third floor public lounge. The Douglass Building is the home of a large multipurpose ballroom, the Paul J. Burgett Intercultural Center, the Language Center, the new Community Kitchen, a public lounge, many meeting rooms, a meditation room, ablution stations, a lactation room, dining options and more.

500 Wilson Blvd Rochester, NY 14627

Place Type

River Campus

Upcoming Events

New Lighting Open House

Stop in anytime to see our new lighting fixtures in the Feldman Ballroom that will be available for events this semester! This is a perfect opportunity to...

Wednesday, January 24 12:30pm
LGBTQ Mocktail Meet & Greet

Join the Paul J. Burgett Intercultural Center and our LGBTQ Coordinator, Colleen Raimond, for a brief presentation and mocktail reception with appetizers and...

Wednesday, January 24 7:30pm
Rochester Design General Interest Meeting

Rochester Design's first ever general interest meeting! Rochester Design aims to create a community of students attending the University of Rochester...

Friday, January 26 5:00pm
Understanding Research Impact

In this interactive workshop you will learn how to manage your scholarly identity and boost your research impact. Learn time-saving strategies and get an...

Tuesday, January 30 11:30am
Conversation on Race

Community members, students, faculty, and staff are invited to “A Conversation on Race,” which is a free, facilitated conversation about race and its impact...

Thursday, February 1 7:30pm

Recent Events

Community Kitchen Training

Monday, January 22, 2018

Community Kitchen Training

Friday, January 19, 2018

Cookie Decorating

Friday, January 12, 2018

Recent Activity

Frederick Douglass Commons

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