Learning American Sign Language  By Ryan R  - One of my favorite features about RIT is that we share a campus with another college! The Rochester Institute of Technology and the National Technical Institute of the Deaf have shared a campus since...  >> Read More


With the exception of your college and residence hall, you’ll probably find yourself in the Union more than any other building on campus. It features Ingle Auditorium, a Ben & Jerry’s ice cream shop, and the first ESPN Sports Zone on a college campus. The Union also contains a game room with billiards and electronic games, a hairstyling and tanning salon, student lounge, and two dining areas.

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Students at Java Wally's Cafe in the Wallace Library

guitar_playerThere are plenty of other spots on campus to grab a coffee, snack, or meal—Java Wally’s in the library, Crossroads on the west side of campus, and three Sandella’s locations. Students will be able to explore a new environment on campus: Park Point at RIT. It offers a combination of apartment-style housing for approximately 850 students and 80,000 square feet of restaurant and retail space, including Barnes & Noble @ RIT, the new campus store—all conveniently located on the northeast corner of campus.

Special events
The Gordon Field House is one of the area’s largest entertainment venues, with seating for up to 8,500 people. Over the past few years, RIT students have enjoyed performances by Rihanna, Maroon5, Bob Dylan, Panic at the Disco, Ludacris, Taking Back Sunday, David Spade, Carlos Mencia, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, and more.

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