Parents Information

College & Careers also includes a separate, but optional, program for parents, which will provide parents with information about the college search process, financial aid and more. We invite parents to join us for a program that is both social and informational.

All parent events are optional, so join us for any or all that interest you!

Parent Program Schedule (tentative)

Friday
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Check-In
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Campus Tours (approximately 1 hour walking tour - wear comfortable shoes!)
1:30 p.m.- 3:30 p.m. Room-With-a-View (decorated Residence Hall rooms for viewing)
3:45 p.m.- 4:45 p.m Academic Session Part 1 (College reps provide overview of majors & more) *
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Academic Session Part 2 (College reps provide overview of majors & more) *
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. NEW! Liberal Arts at RIT: Lincoln’s Philosophical Statesmanship (July Only)
6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. Parent Reception
Saturday
8:00 a.m.- 9:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m.- 9:30 a.m. Academic Session Part 3 (College reps provide overview of majors & more) *
8:30 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. Campus Tours (approximately 1 hour walking tour - wear comfortable shoes!)
9:45 a.m.- 10:45 a.m. College Prep 101: A Guide for Parents
11:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. Financial Aid Presentation
12:00 p.m.- 1:30 p.m. Lunch at Gracie's ($8.70 per person all-you-can-eat)
12:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. Room-With-a-View (decorated Residence Hall rooms for viewing)
1:30 p.m.- 2:15 p.m. RIT Student Panel
2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Career Trends & Opportunities for the 21st Century
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Check-Out

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* July Optional Parent Academic Sessions (tentative)

Part I
A: College of Applied Science & Technology (Majors)
B: College of Imaging Arts & Sciences - Photography, Film & Animation, & Print Media (Majors)
C: College of Science (Majors)
D: College of Liberal Arts (Majors)
Part II
E: Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences (Majors)
F: College of Imaging Arts & Sciences - Art, Design and Crafts (Majors)
G: University Studies (for undecided students)
H: College of Health Sciences & Technology (Majors)
Part III
I: Kate Gleason College of Engineering (Majors)
J: Saunders College of Business (Majors)

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* August Optional Parent Academic Sessions (tentative)

Part I
 
D: College of Liberal Arts (Majors)
E: Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences (Majors)
F: College of Imaging Arts & Sciences - Art, Design and Crafts (Majors)
H: College of Health Sciences & Technology (Majors)
Part II
A: College of Applied Science & Technology (Majors)
B: College of Imaging Arts & Sciences - Photography, Film & Animation, & Print Media (Majors)
C: College of Science (Majors)
G: University Studies (for undecided students)
 
Part III
I: Kate Gleason College of Engineering (Majors)
J: Saunders College of Business (Majors)
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Emergency Contact

In case of emergency, or to reach a member of the Undergraduate Admissions College & Careers staff during the program, you may call: 1-866-9ASK RIT (1-866-927-5748). For situations requiring immediate emergency response, you may contact RIT Public Safety at 585-475-3333 or 911.

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Family Accommodations

On campus housing is not available for family members. Many area hotels offer a special RIT rate. Please ask when you are making your reservations. For a listing of hotels in the area: http://www.rit.edu/emcs/admissions/visit/info/area-hotels.

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