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Office of RIT Government and Community Relations serves as the University’s liaison with Federal, State and local government entities as well as community groups and organizations. We are responsible for coordinating RIT’s participation in community events, and manage special events that take place on the RIT campus.

Our mission is to implement a comprehensive program of government relations, community relations and special events to develop and maintain positive and effective relationships between the Institute and all levels of government and the community at large. These relationships result in funding and other types of support, and strengthen RIT’s visibility and image in the community.

Upcoming Events

CHAIRity Art Auction
03/07/17 to 03/23/17
Finger Lakes Regional FIRST Robotics Competition
03/15/17 to 03/18/17

RIT News Feed

An exhibition highlighting a life-spanning selection of illustrations and paintings by wildlife artist Arthur Singer (1917-1990) will adorn Rochester Institute of Technology's University Gallery beginning in August. "Arthur Singer: The Wildlife Art of an American Master" flies into the RIT gallery located inside the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences' James E....

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Giovanni "John" LiDestri knows his spaghetti sauce but says he can't name a favorite from his product line of famous brands that include Newman's Own and Francesco Rinaldi. Both are manufactured-along with the company's salsas, dips, spirits, juices and flavored-water drinks that lie behind some 1,500 labels-at LiDestri Food and Drink...

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