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Graduate Program Orientation, Advising & Course Registration Information

Scroll down this table to find information specific to your program.  If you cannot find your program, have questions or need assistance, please contact RIT’s Graduate Enrollment Office at 585-475-2229 or by email at grad@rit.edu.

Information on specific graduate program orientations will be updated as we receive information from the academic departments. Check back with this page periodically for updated information.

Sustainability & Architecture

Program Graduate Contact Department - Program Orientation Course Registration Additional Notes
Sustainability, PhD Contract Program Chair
Dr. Thomas Smith
twwsch@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Sustainable Systems  Dr. Thomas Smith
twwsvh@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Architecture Dr. Alex Bitterman
aebfaa@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 

Art, Design, Craft, Photography, Film & Graphic Arts

Program Graduate Contact Department - Program Orientation Course Registration Additional Notes
Photography
MFA
Therese Mulligan mtmpph@rit.edu or Jenny LaFlam jegpph@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Film & Animation
MFA
Howard Lester
helpph@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Print Media
MS
Dr. Scott Williams
sawppr@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Graphic Design
MFA
Chris Jackson
cbjpgd@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Industrial Design
MFA
Stan Rickel
srrfaa@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Computer Graphic
Design, MFA
Chris Jackson
cbjpgd@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Fine Arts Studio Tom Lightfoot
trlfad@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Visual Art Carole Woodlock
cmwfaa@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Medical Illustration Glen Hintz
grhfad@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
School for American Crafts Rich Tannen
rdtfaa@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 

Engineering

Program Graduate Contact Department - Program Orientation Course Registration Additional Notes
Computer Engineering, MS Kathy Stefanik
kiseec@rit.edu
First week of classes  Department will
register students
Contact department for more details 
Electrical
Engineering, MS
Patti Vicari
pmveee@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
Mandatory seminar required - contact department for more info
Mechanical
Engineering, MS
Diedra Livingston
djleme@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Industrial
Engineering, MS & ME
Marilyn Houck
msh3592@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
General Advising, tours and faculty meet and greet
Sustainable Engineering Marilyn Houck
msh3592@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Microelectronics Engineering
ME & MS
Rob Pearson
repemc@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Applied Statistics
MS & Advanced Certificate
Francine Smeltzer
francine.smeltzer@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Microsystems Engineering, PhD Lisa Zimmerman
lazeen@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students

Business

Program Graduate Contact Department - Program Orientation Course Registration Additional Notes
MBA, MBA
Accounting, MS Finance, MS Management, MS
Innovation Mgmt.
Sonya O’Neil
soneil@saunders.rit.edu
TBD    

Communication, Education, Psychology, Public Policy, & Criminal Justice

Program Graduate Contact Department - Program Orientation Course Registration Additional Notes
Applied
Experimental &
Engineering
Psychology, MS
Renee Walker
fawgla@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Criminal Justice MS Dr. John McCluskey
jdmgcj@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Communication &
Media Technologies MS
Dr. Rudy Pugliese
rrpgsl@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Science,
Technology & Public Policy MS
Dr. Franz Foltz
mspolicy@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
School Psychology MS Jennifer Lukomski
jalgsp@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Secondary Education MS     Department will
register students
 

Computing & Information Sciences & Technology

Program Graduate Contact Department - Program Orientation Course Registration Additional Notes
Computer Science MS Dr. Hans-Peter Bischof
hpb@cs.rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Software
Engineering MS
Dr. Stephanie Ludi
sal@se.rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Computing Security & Information Assurance MS Dianne Bills
InformaticsGrad@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Information Technology MS Dianne Bills
InformaticsGrad@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Human Computer Interation MS Dianne Bills
InformaticsGrad@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Game Design & Development MS Dr. Jessica Bayliss
jdbics@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Networking & System Administration MS  Dianne Bills
InformaticsGrad@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Information Assurance - Advanced Certificate Dianne Bills
InformaticsGrad@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Interactive Multimedia Development Advanced Certificate Dianne Bills
InformaticsGrad@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Network Planning & Design Advanced Certificate Dianne Bills
InformaticsGrad@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 

Applied Science & Technology / Engineering Technology / Multidisciplinary / General Studies / Hospitality & Service Management / Human Resources

Program Graduate Contact Department - Program Orientation Course Registration Additional Notes
Civil Eng Tech /
Environmental Health & Safety  Mgmt. MS
Refer to your advisor assignment contained in the admission packet your received TBD Department will
register students
 
Service Leadership
& Innovation
MS & Advanced Certificate
Anne Zachmeyer
abzhrd@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Hospitality / Tourism
Management MS
Anne Zachmeyer
abzhrd@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Health Systems Adm.
MS & Advanced Certificate
Anne Zachmeyer
abzhrd@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Senior Living Mgt., Health Information Systems, Health Systems Finance, & Elements of Health Care Leadership

Advanced Certificates
Anne Zachmeyer
abzhrd@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Human Resources Development MS Anne Zachmeyer
abzhrd@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Professional Studies MS,
Project Mgmt. Advanced Certificate, Technical
Information Design Advanced Certificate
Abby Berner
abby.berner@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Telecommunications Engineering Technology Syndey Seaver sascms@rit.edu TBD Department will
register students
 
Manufacturing & Mechanical Systems Integration MS S. Marian Ramkumar
smmet@rit.edu
  Department will
register students
 
Packaging Science MS Deanna Jacobs
dmjipk@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 

Science, Mathematics, Statistics & Imaging Science

Program Graduate Contact Department - Program Orientation Course Registration Additional Notes
Applied &
Computational Mathematics MS
Tamas Wiandt
tiwsma@rit.edu
TBD Students will be registered during program orientation Orientation, tour, TA Training and Faculty meet and greet
sent in August
Chemistry, MS Dr. Joseph Hornak
hornak@cis.rit.edu
  Department will
register students
 
Material Science &
Engineering, MS
Dr. Kalathur Santhanam
ksssch@rit.edu
Contact program advisor Department will
register students
 
Environmental Science
MS
Dr. Karl Korfmacher
mfkscl@rit.edu
  Department will
register students
 
Bioinformatics, MS Michael Osier
michael.bioinformatics@rit.edu
TBD Department will
register students
 
Imaging Science
MS & PhD
John Kerekes
jpkpci@rit.edu
Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science Orientation Monday, September 3, 1:00 to 1:50 PM in CAR 2155. Department will
register students
Color Science
MS & PhD
James Ferwerda
jaf@cis.rit.edu
Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science Orientation Monday, September 3, 1:00 to 1:50 PM in CAR 2155.

Color Science Tuesday, September 4 at 9:00AM Color Science 1080.
Department will
register students