International Student Housing

RocRooms’ Mentality: A Bit About Us

RocRooms provides services ideal for international students who do not have furniture or vehicles but still want affordable housing. RocRooms provides fully furnished rooms and common areas, high speed internet, cable, on site laundry, monthly cleaning. At RocRooms, we have created a student housing option providing peace of mind. Our goal is to provide convenient and desirable off-campus housing near the University of Rochester and Rochester Institute of Technology. Our customer service is a high priority and we respond quickly to maintenance requests and any concerns our students may have.


Walking Distance

Most of our properties are within walking distance to the University of Rochester. We also have homes with convenient bus transportation. We have chosen ideal locations adjacent to UofR. Our properties are in neighborhoods bordering the University. The proximity of our homes to the University and bus lines, such as the U of R shuttle and RTS stops, makes them ideal for International students who do not have cars. It is also convenient to travel on a bike. If you do not own one, there is the option of purchasing or renting through these businesses: and There is also a bus system with extensive stops on routes


How to get to your RocRooms after landing at the airport

Apple Transportation 585-427-7330

Century Taxi Co. 585-235-7777

Airport Taxi Service 585-737-5272 (15% student discount)


Local Businesses

Banks: HSBC, M&T, Key Bank, Chase, Citizen’s Bank

Grocery Stores: Wegmans, Walmart, Tops, BJ’s, Sam’s Club, Price Rite,

Restaurants: The Distillery, Papa John’s Pizza, T.G.I. Friday’s, Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Lovin’ Cup, Wok with You, Aladdin’s

International Markets: Asian, African, Indian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean

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What Our Residents Think About RocRooms



What our residents think about our properties near the University of Rochester

RocRooms knows the momentary panic that sets in when you find yourself in an inconvenient housing situation. Most of our homes are within convenient walking distance and we also have some along U of R Bus Lines. When you begin your search for apartments near the University of Rochester, consider our dedication to your comfort in a well-kept home.


Our Most Popular U of R Homes

Villa Del Sol on Crittenden Blvd

Rossiter Ranch on Rossiter Road

Edgemont on Edgemont Road

Elmwood Estates on Elmwood Road

RocRooms wants our residents to be as close to their universities as possible, and our extensive U of R off campus housing selection is no different. With over 90% of our housing being less than 0.5 miles away from campus, it’s easy to choose affordable, quality housing with a commute of 10 minutes or less.


What Sets RocRooms Apart

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We beat all University of Rochester on campus housing and Rochester dorm rates, while being even more dedicated to your needs, and offering superior service. U of R rooms simply can’t compete with the value we offer.