Buffalo Chapter

Welcome to the Buffalo and Niagara Falls area homepage for RIT alumni 
This page is your home for information on the RIT Buffalo Alumni Chapter. Whether you are new to the Buffalo-area, or you have lived here your whole life, you will find links for volunteering, events, and career services. 

Total number of RIT alumni in the Buffalo Metro Area: 3,244

Buffalo is the 5th largest alumni chapter by population

  • Saunders College of Business: 570
  • College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST): 880
  • College of Imaging Arts & Sciences (CIAS): 585
  • Golisano College of Computing & Information Sciences (GCCIS): 172
  • Kate Gleason College of Engineering: 497
  • *College of Health Sciences & Technology: 9
  • College of Liberal Arts (COLA): 146
  • National Technical Institute for the Deaf: 89
  • College of Science: 290
  • *Golisano Institute for Sustainability: 0

*newly established

Upcoming Events

RIT's alumni chapters host a variety of activities throughout the year ranging from social events to educational workshops to performing arts to supporting RIT Athletics, and everything in between. Please join us for these excellent opportunities to connect with other alumni and check back often to see what's coming up next.

Feb 13 2018
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Panic, Sweat & Cheers: Toastmasters and the Art of Public Speaking
Feb 28 2018
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Digital Self Defense: Tips, Tools and Best Practices
Mar 01 2018
12:00 a.m.
Alumni 21 Day Career Challenge: Get Your Career in Gear!
Mar 08 2018
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Branded for Success
Mar 20 2018
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Interviewing Success
May 16 2018
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Managing the Virtual Workplace
Jun 12 2018
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Quality Assurance Tools You Can Use Now
Jul 15 2018
12:00 a.m.
2018 Summer Send-Offs
Aug 02 2018
6:30 p.m.
Welcome to the Chapter 2018 - Buffalo
Sep 08 2018
12:00 a.m.
2018 RIT Annual Global Day of Service

Chapter Contacts
Thomas J. Stumpf '89
Chapter Leader

Anderew Zach '03
Chapter Leader

The Buffalo Chapter is led by a council of alumni volunteers. These individuals work with staff from the Office of Alumni Relations to plan events, programs, volunteer opportunities and networking connections throughout the year. If you are an alum who loves RIT and is willing to help us organize, promote and build a strong RIT alumni network in the Buffalo area, consider joining the council today!

If you are interested in joining the Alumni Council, contact one of the leaders, volunteers or staff members highlighted on this page or call the Office of Alumni Relations at 585.475.4893.

Andrew Zach '03

"Being involved with the Buffalo chapter is a fantastic way to not only stay connected to RIT but also to enjoy a wide array of activities and events that our little corner of the world has. Everyone is welcome and any support is greatly appreciated."