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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

30th Annual United Way Golf Tournament
09/07/17
2018 KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival
09/12/18 to 09/22/18

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Photojournalism plays a major role in social justice movements, and Rochester Institute of Technology faculty and alumni have developed an expansive multimedia project to show how. "Whose Streets? Our Streets!" features the work of 37 independent photographers who documented protests, demonstrations and conflicts on the streets of New York City from...

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RIT just conducted a test of RIT Alert, the emergency mass notification system. If this were a real emergency, you would have been provided with additional information about the emergency and any actions you would need to take. The RIT Alert message was sent to the following: Text and voice messages to cell...

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