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Required for All RIT Employees

Employees should complete these sessions as close to their hire date as possible.


Early Intervention is an important process for all members of our community to learn and understand. This training will help us promote a safer community for all on campus and will ensure that all members of our community will receive the care and attention they need to be successful at RIT.

The purpose of this training program is to raise our awareness as it relates to recognizing disruptive behaviors and the resources available to manage potentially dangerous situations.

This informative 1-hour session will outline the four steps in the early intervention process:

  • Recognize disruptive behaviors
  • Know what Resources are available
  • Refer students and others to services and providers
  • Reconnect to help keep the student engaged and in the community

This session is required for all members of the RIT faculty and staff community.

  1. Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
  2. Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:00am
  3. Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
  4. Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
  5. Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am
  6. Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am
See Session Registration

Welcome to RIT! Our New Employee Orientation program is an exciting 2 day event to help acclimate new employees to our university!

In Day 1, you will participate in a detailed discussion surrounding the RIT core values, as well as learn some of RIT's exciting history! We will navigate the university's colleges and divisions, review and show you where to find essential information regarding RIT's institute policies and procedures, and answer any questions you may have. Day 1 concludes with RIT's Policy on Prohibiting Harassment and Discrimination, which is required for all RIT employees.

In Day 2, you will take the required RIT Compliance and Conflict of Interest Training, as well as Early Intervention Program Training. These two sessions are required for all RIT employees.

Please contact The Center for Professional Development Office at 5-6200 if you would like to register for these sessions.

Note: These are two day sessions, so you must attend the session on the second day at the same time.

New Employee Orientation Dates:

January 26th and 28th, 2015

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

April 20th and 22nd, 2015

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

July 28th and 29th, 2015

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

October 13th and 14th, 2015

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

January 12th and 13th, 2016

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

April 5th and 6th, 2016

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


  1. Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am
  2. Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am
  3. Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 9:00am to 11:00am
  4. Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 9:00am to 11:00am
See Session Registration

This course explains RIT’s Individual Conflict of Interest and Commitment policy, C4.0, and disclosure process that was approved by the university in 2007. This policy is designed to protect the integrity of the university, as well as faculty, staff, students and the scholarship process. This policy requires all regular RIT faculty and staff to disclose potential, real or perceived conflicts of interest or commitment annually to their immediate supervisor.

Although faculty and staff are encouraged to participate in this session, all supervisors are required to attend.  This session is part of New Employee Orientation.  If you are unable to attend a session listed below, contact The Center for Professional Development for additional session dates.


  1. Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:00am
  2. Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:00am
  3. Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:00am
  4. Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am
  5. Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Click the registration link for details.

RIT's Policy on Prohibiting Harassment & Discrimination training addresses policy C6.0, which was created to ensure a workplace free of harassment and discrimination. The session includes discussion on federal laws under Title VII and Title IX. The course content addresses our responsibilities as employees as well as the resources available for more information.
A clear understanding of the policy is fundamental to the safety and well-being of each member of the RIT community. All RIT employees are required to complete the program.

  1. Monday, April 20, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
  2. Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
  3. Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
  4. Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
  5. Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
View session registration for location details.

Additional Resources

Click here for links to RIT's official policies and procedures.

Each year we welcome new faculty to RIT by holding New Faculty Orientation prior to the start of fall quarter. This orientation is devoted to providing new faculty with the critical information about the university and the resources available for faculty to support the first day of teaching and beyond.

Maps of the RIT Campus, including full building maps for use by the RIT Community are available here.

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