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The RIT campus is located in Rochester, New York. The third largest city in New York State, Rochester is on Lake Ontario, about midway between Buffalo/Niagara Falls and Syracuse and within easy driving distance to Toronto.

Rochester Institute of Technology
One Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623-5603


From the NYS Thruway : Take exit 46 and proceed north on I-390 to exit 13 ( Hylan Drive). Take a left onto Hylan Drive and continue north to Jefferson Road (Route 252), and take a left at the light. Proceed west a short distance to the campus, RIT's main entrance will be on your left. Once on campus, follow signs to the Gordon Field House.

From the Airport : Turn right onto Brooks Avenue, then a quick right onto I-390 South. From I-390, take the next exit ( Scottsville Road) and turn right at the end of the ramp. Drive for approximately three miles, then turn left onto Jefferson Road (Route 252). Proceed east a short distance to the campus, RIT's main entrance will be on your right.

Once on campus, follow signs to the Gordon Field House.

For more Direction information, and Campus Maps, click HERE.


RIT Campus parking lots (Lots D, N, U, G and H) open 90 minutes prior to the start of performances and sporting events. Additional parking in adjacent lots (Lots E and F) is also available for Gordon Field House events on a space available basis. Please review the campus map below for lot locations and directions. Illegally parked vehicles are subject to ticket fines and towing charges.

Parking Charges :
All Parking is Free

Handicap Parking is at Lot D. Please visit our Accessibility Guide for more information.

Parking Rules :

  • No in/out privileges
  • No tailgating or similar activities
  • No consumption of alcoholic beverages on lot or in parked vehicles
  • No overnight parking unless related to event activities and approved in advance
  • No solicitation allowed

Public Transportation

Rochester is served by Greyhound and Trailways bus lines and Amtrak as well as public bus and train lines. The Greater Rochester International Airport is served by most major airlines, including USAir, United, Delta, American, and others. RIT's main campus is five miles from both the airport and the New York State Thruway (Interstate 90), exit 46.

Taxis are available at the train and bus stations, as well as the airport. RIT is also a stop on Route 24 of the Regional Transit Service, the area's mass transit bus system.