Congratulations and Welcome to RIT, Accepted Graduate Students!

Become part of RIT’s Graduate Student Community. Imagine the possibilities.


Once you submit your tuition deposit, you receive an RIT email account and address. That email account will become RIT's primary means to contact you. Please be sure to begin checking your RIT email regularly once you've paid your tuition deposit! Academic departments are now beginning to send information to your RIT email addresses.

Dates for Fall Semester:
Please keep in mind the following important dates and be
sure to read and follow the Pre-Arrival Checklists linked
to on this page.

International student move-in: August 16, 2014
International student orientation: August 17-19
General student move-in: August 18, 2014
New student information fair: August 19, 2014, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Graduate student orientation: August 19, 2014, 2-6 p.m.
Fall semester classes begin: August 25, 2014

Take the First Step
You’ve decided you’re looking for the quality, reputation, and responsiveness of a private university. Learn more about taking the next steps to launch your career!

Gold-Plated Careers Each year about 90% of graduate students find employment or continue their educational aspirations! Learn more about salary information from recent graduate students.

Leading Research Discover and explore leading research being conducted right here at RIT.

At A Glance RIT is a place where brilliant minds assemble and collaborate. Check out RIT Fast Facts.

Finest Facilities RIT’s students have unmatched opportunities for hands-on learning, utilizing some of the most sophisticated classroom, laboratory, and studio equipment available anywhere. Learn more about our Facilities.

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RIT is a place where brilliant minds assemble and collaborate.
Where they pool together their individual talents across disciplines in service of big projects and big ideas. A hub of innovation, RIT is home to problem solvers. And also home to problem seekers.

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