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Student Resources

Academic Support

Office of the Registrar

The Office of the Registrar maintains the official academic records for current and former students. The office staff is committed to providing quality service, maintaining the integrity of academic student records, and protecting students' right to privacy.

myCourses

myCourses allows instructors and students to interact and access course materials online through a variety of tools to promote interaction and provide resources.

Academic Support Center (ASC)

The Academic Support Center provides academic assistance to all RIT students including study skills, math, physics, and writing labs, workshops on academic success skills, structured monitoring, and other support services. 

Disability Services

The RIT Disability Services Office is committed to providing equal access to programs, services and physical facilities to students with disabilities. We strive to foster an environment where all students are welcomed, valued and respected. 

RIT Libraries at The Wallace Center

RIT’s Wallace Library has a number of online resources like a wide range of subject databases, online account access, the digital library, and an “e-brary” which contains the full text of a number of books, accessible online for all RIT students. Online Learners Library Resource Guide.

Institute Advising Office

The Institute Advising Office helps undergraduate students explore and identify alternate majors and programs. 

Online Writing Commons

The Online Writing Commons is designed to provide RIT Online Learning students with resources and written feedback to improve their writing. It provides a place for students to engage in asynchronous conversations with trained Writing Consultants. 

Exam Proctoring

Teaching & Learning Services provides proctoring services for students in online courses who must take proctored exams, either on campus or at their location.

NTID Access & Support Services

RIT provides one of the most accessible education communities in the world for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.

Placement Exams

Learning to write well in higher education depends on direct instruction in writing as well as multiple opportunities to practice writing. In an effort to provide students writing instruction appropriate to their abilities, the University Writing Program has developed the Writing Placement Exam (WPE). 
Many programs at RIT depend on a solid foundation in mathematics. In an effort to enable students to succeed in their college mathematics courses, the School of Mathematical Sciences offers a Math Placement Exam (MPE). 

Technologies

RIT Computer Account

Your RIT Computer Account is your passport to RIT online services, including email, the Student Information System (SIS), the myRIT web portal, RIT Library databases, and much more. If you have created an account as part of the RIT admissions process, this same account becomes your student account upon payment of your accept/tuition deposit.

myCourses

RIT Information Security

RIT’s Information & Technology Services provides access to virus protection, anti-spyware, and firewall software to all RIT students.

  • Digital Self-Defense
    Learn how to use the Internet safely and protect yourself and others from online threats.
  • Safe Social Networking
    Social networks are great tools, but are frequently targeted by scammers, phishers, and identity thieves.

RIT Email (Gmail)

Google Apps at RIT is the home for student e-mail at RIT. To access your account, students should visit google.rit.edu. Visit Gmail for Students @ RIT to learn how to set up your email account.

myRIT

myRIT lets you build own a personalized web portal for the RIT you use the most.

Google Apps

Your RIT Computer Account gives you access to Google Apps at RIT.

If you have difficulty with your account or accessing any RIT online service, contact the ITS Service Desk.

Student Services

Bookstore

Barnes & Noble@RIT sells textbooks and other materials you’ll need for your course.

RIT University ID Card

Proof of student status through an RIT University ID Card allows you to access to local student discounts and/or reduced admission fees. Online students can request an RIT student ID card by sending their name, date of birth, and address where the card should be mailed.

The card will indicate that you are a Distance Learning Student, and expires four years from the issue date. The card will not have a picture, so you may need a picture ID when using the card.

Career Services

The RIT Office of Cooperative Education and Career Services provides effective, high-quality services to RIT students and alumni, empowering and supporting them in the achievement of their experiential learning, career and employment goals.

Student Health Center

Good health is an important component of a successful college experience. To provide health care, support and education for students, professional staff are here not only to take care of you when you are sick, but also to help you learn to prevent illness and maintain good health.

Student Insurance

RIT requires all students to have adequate medical insurance that applies in the Rochester area. This requirement enables access to health care when medical needs arise that require services provided outside of RIT’s Student Health Center. 

If a student does not have adequate coverage through a personal or family policy, this requirement may be satisfied by enrolling in the Aetna Student Health Insurance Plan.

Admissions

Online Courses & Programs

RIT offers many unique online courses for undergraduate and graduate students. The Enrollment Management website has answers to frequently asked questions about online learning. 

eServices

Access and administer all of your student financial account information, including tuition and bills.

Tuition

Up to date information on RIT tuition rates for day and evening programs, graduate and undergraduate courses and programs, and the National Technology Institute for the Deaf (NTID). 

Financial Aid & Scholarships

RIT's Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships assists students and their families in identifying sources of financial aid to help meet the cost of a quality education.

Academic Calendar

RIT’s official calendar, with start and end dates of classes, important academic dates, and observed holidays. 

Student Information System (SIS)

Enroll in classes, maintain address and contact information, view your GPA, exam schedule, course listings, and financial aid information. 

RIT Policies

Student Conduct

The Student Rights and Responsibilities Handbook (PDF version) lists all of the rules and regulations for students, other pertinent policies that students should be aware of, and contact information regarding offices that can be helpful if students have questions regarding policies and behavior at RIT.

Title IX (Nondiscrimination)

RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity within its workforce and provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, or disability.

Educational Records

RIT complies with the Family Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974, which governs access and release of information from student educational records.

  • Consent form for Release of Student Information (PDF)
  • Any student who does not want all or part of his/her directory information disclosed must inform the Office of the Registrar.

ITS Secure Computing

RIT’s Information & Technology Services department provides access to virus protection, anti-spyware, and firewall software to all RIT students.

Code of Conduct for
Computer and Network Use 

Appropriate use of computing and networking facilities by members of RIT’s academic community should always reflect academic honesty and good judgment in the utilization of shared resources, and observe the ethical and legal guidelines of society.

What’s Going On at RIT?

Academic Calendar

RIT’s official calendar, with start and end dates of classes, important academic dates, and observed holidays. 

Reporter

Reporter Online is the online edition of Reporter, the nation’s only full-color weekly college magazine. 

University News

A daily summary of RIT in the news.

WITR 89.7

Listen to WITR (89.7 FM), a student-run broadcast radio station at RIT. 

RIT SportZone

A weekly magazine show.

Campus Maps

Find your way to and around campus.

Campus webcam

See what's going on!

 

Hours of Operation

Mon - Thurs: 7:30am - 11:00pm
Friday: 7:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday: Vmail & Email check-in 3pm & 5pm

Location

George Eastman Hall Suite 2210
90 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623

Contact Info

Phone: 585.475.2551
Toll Free: 1.800.CALL.RIT

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