Helpful Links

June 30, 2016

New Students will find the following links very helpful!

For Rochester Information:
  • cityofrochester.gov
To Obtain a Social Security Card:
To Find Furniture for Your Apartment:
  • ReStore – used secondhand furniture:
    • SHOP: 2199 East Henrietta Rd Rochester, NY 14623
    • CALL: (585)444-9588
  • Nextdoor – put in your address and you’ll find helpful information about your neighborhood as well as items/furniture that your neighbors are selling or giving away for free
  • Facebook Marketplace – find items/furniture near you that people are selling
  • Bedbug tips – Read this before purchasing used furniture.
To Find Clothing & Household Items:
  • Goodwill – used clothing, shoes, and household items
    • SHOP: 376 Jefferson Rd Rochester, NY 14623
    • CALL: (800)466-3945
  • AMVETS – used clothing and household items:
    • SHOP: 400 Jefferson Rd Rochester, NY 14623
    • CALL: (585)424-3730
  • Walmart Supercenter – new clothing, shoes, and household items:
    • SHOP: 1200 Marketplace Dr Rochester, NY 14623
    • CALL: (585)292-6000
  • Goodbye, Goodbuy– used clothing, shoes, furniture, and household items:
    • This RIT student-run program happens every year. They collect donations from students and sell them at a discounted price. Check out their website for information on when & where!

***Winters in Rochester, NY are cold and long. Make sure you have winter boots, a warm coat and hat and scarf, gloves, and thick socks before November. Contact us if you have any questions on how to find these items.

To Find Groceries & Pharmacy Items:

  • Spice Bazaar – Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, and Nepali groceries:
    • SHOP: 1200 Marketplace Dr Rochester, NY 14623
    • CALL: (585)292-6000
  • Asia Food Market – Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, and Singaporean groceries:
    • SHOP: 1885 Brighton Henrietta Town Line Rd Rochester, NY 14623
    • CALL: (585)292-9888
  • Asian Food Mart- Asian groceries:
    • SHOP: 400 Jefferson Rd Rochester, NY 14623
    • CALL: (585)270-4003
  • International Food Market & Cafe – Middle Eastern, Eastern European, North African, and Indian subcontinent groceries:
    • SHOP: 376 Jefferson Rd Rochester, NY 14623
    • CALL: (585)270-4004
  • Desi Bazaar – Middle Eastern and Asian groceries:
    • SHOP: 1713 Crittendon Rd Rochester, NY 14623
    • CALL: (585)292-9895
  • Wegmans– grocery store and pharmacy:
    • SHOP: 650 Hylan Dr Dr Rochester, NY 14623
    • CALL: (585)424-7255
  • Aldi – grocery store:
    • SHOP: 615 Jefferson Rd Rochester, NY 14623
    • CALL: (855)955-2534
  • Walmart Supercenter – grocery store and pharmacy:
    • SHOP: 1200 Marketplace Dr Rochester, NY 14623
    • CALL: (585)292-6000
  • CVS Pharmacy (in Target) – pharmacy:
    • SHOP: 2325 Marketplace Dr Rochester, NY 14623
    • CALL: (585)424-2820
***Please let us know if you are not able to find anything and we are very happy to help you!