What: The Honors Orientation Program is required for all incoming Honors students. During this program, you will learn about the requirements of the program and become a part of the community of Honors students.
When: August 19 - 22, 2017
Who: Students accepted into the RIT Honors Program
Notes: You will have a chance to meet with your University Exploration Honors Advocate, Ms. Marty Burris at a Meet & Greet activity. At the conclusion of this program, you will continue on with the RIT-General Orientation
What: The International Student Orientation is required for all new students. This program is designed to introduce you to our campus and community and provide important information of special interest to international students including:
When: Move-In: August 19, 2017
Program Dates: August 20 - 21, 2017
Who: Any new-to-RIT International Students
Notes: At the conclusion of this program, you will continue on with the RIT-General Orientation
What: NTID Support Services Orientation (NSSO) designed to explain access and support services across campus
When: Move-In Day: Monday, August 21, 2017
Program Date: Tuesday, August 12, 2017, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Who: All new First-Year and Transfer Students, enrolled in a baccalaureate program, who will be using NTID support services
Notes: Students and families will have the opportunity to:
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What: A week of welcome events designed to help students acclimate to life as a college student
When: Move-In Day & Welcome Fair: Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Who: All First-Year and Transfer Students new to RIT
Notes: DiscoveRIT, Honors, International, and sports team orientation programming will end and students will continue with the RIT General Orientation programming.
Objectives: After participating in New Student Orientation, students will be able to:
University Exploration program Highlights:
RIT hosts a parent and family program for the families of our new students. More detail can be found on the RIT Family Programs Website. We hope that during Orientation you make time to attend the University Exploration Dean's Meeting with Parents.
What: Parents and guardians are invited to attend a meeting designed just for them during the Orientation Program called the Dean’s Parent Meeting. This will give them an opportunity to meet the faculty, staff and advisors who will be working with your student throughout the year in University Exploration. Our Senior Associate Provost of Academic Affairs will be there to welcome your parents and/or guardians to RIT.
When: Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Time: Check back in June for more details