San Jose Chapter

Welcome to the Bay Area homepage for RIT alumni
This page is your home for information on the RIT Bay Area Alumni Chapter. Whether you are new to the Bay 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 SF/SJ Metro Area: 1,902

The Bay Area is the 10th largest alumni chapter by population

  • Saunders College of Business: 626
  • College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST): 1,015
  • College of Imaging Arts & Sciences (CIAS): 1,315
  • Golisano College of Computing & Information Sciences (GCCIS): 378
  • Kate Gleason College of Engineering: 641
  • *College of Health Sciences & Technology: 6
  • College of Liberal Arts (COLA): 228
  • National Technical Institute for the Deaf: 278
  • College of Science: 448
  • *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.

Oct 03 2017
6:00 p.m.
Presidential Alumni Tiger Tour - San Jose
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 17 2018
6:30 p.m.
Welcome to the Chapter 2018 - San Jose
Aug 04 2018
12:00 p.m.
6th Annual Taste of Rochester Alumni Picnic
Sep 08 2018
12:00 a.m.
2018 RIT Annual Global Day of Service

Chapter Contacts
Martin Hendess '94
Chapter Leader

The San Jose 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 San Jose 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.

Chapter Contact

Laura Masse
Laura Masse

Senior Associate Director of Chapter Programs
585.475.4893
lemdar@rit.edu

Connect with the chapter

The San Jose Chapter is looking for volunteers. If you are interested in becoming a chapter leader or chapter volunteer, please fill out our volunteer form HERE or contact the Office of Alumni Relations directly at 1.866.RIT.ALUM (748.2586).