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Parents & Family Events

  1. Old Dogs Learning New Tricks Thumbnail
    Date
    Wednesday, October 15
    Time
    8:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Location
    Frank E. Gannett Hall (GAN)View on campus map, School of Photographic Arts and Sciences - 2nd Floor South Hallway

    When the Class of 1964 graduated from RIT fifty years ago, film was the primary substrate from which photographic images were... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  2. Old Dogs Learning New Tricks Thumbnail
    Date
    Thursday, October 16
    Time
    8:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Location
    Frank E. Gannett Hall (GAN)View on campus map, School of Photographic Arts and Sciences - 2nd Floor South Hallway

    When the Class of 1964 graduated from RIT fifty years ago, film was the primary substrate from which photographic images were... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  3. RIT School of International Hospitality & Service Innovation Alumni Awards Reception Thumbnail
    Date
    Thursday, October 16
    Time
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Location

    Join Dr. Carol Whitlock, Chair of the Department of Hospitality & Tourism Management and Dr. Linda Underhill, Chair of the... [Read More]

    Price
    RIT Student: $15.00
    Per Person: $25.00
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  4. 5th Annual Haunted Trail - Presented by Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority and Sigma Chi Fraternity  Thumbnail
    Date
    Thursday, October 16
    Time
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Face your fears as a guide leads you on a haunted journey through the trails behind Gracie's! The event goes from 7pm-10pm and... [Read More]

    Price
    Per Person: $5.00
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  5. Comedian Bill Cosby  Thumbnail
    Date
    Thursday, October 16
    Time
    8:00 pm

    Please Note: Tickets for this event are available only to individuals affiliated with RIT; which includes students, families,... [Read More]

    Price
    RIT Student: $15.00
    RIT Parent/  Guardian: $30.00
    Alumni: $30.00
    Faculty/Staff: $30.00
    Guest: $30.00
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  6. Open Swim   Thumbnail
    Date
    Friday, October 17
    Time
    6:45 am - 8:45 am

    Check out the Aquatics Center at the Gordon Field House and Activities Center.

    Price
    Free
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  7. Old Dogs Learning New Tricks Thumbnail
    Date
    Friday, October 17
    Time
    8:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Location
    Frank E. Gannett Hall (GAN)View on campus map, School of Photographic Arts and Sciences - 2nd Floor South Hallway

    When the Class of 1964 graduated from RIT fifty years ago, film was the primary substrate from which photographic images were... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  8. Shop One Open House Thumbnail
    Date
    Friday, October 17
    Time
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Shop One² is a Fine Art and Craft Gallery representing RIT affiliated artists including students, faculty and alumni. Located on... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  9. Open Swim   Thumbnail
    Date
    Friday, October 17
    Time
    12:00 pm - 1:45 pm

    Check out the Aquatics Center at the Gordon Field House and Activities Center.

    Price
    Free
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  10. Making It Big In Apps Thumbnail
    Date
    Friday, October 17
    Time
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    RIT alumni and friends will share their experiences in creating successful apps, some with downloads reaching millions within one... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  11. Rochester City Tour  Thumbnail
    Date
    Friday, October 17
    Time
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Take a bus tour of downtown Rochester and learn the historical, cultural, educational and recreational aspects of the city as it... [Read More]

    Price
    Per Person: $12.00
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  12. Tour of Golisano Institute for Sustainability Thumbnail
    Date
    Friday, October 17
    Time
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Visit one of the newest buildings on campus, an 84,000 square-foot living laboratory which has earned LEED Platinum status ... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  13. Better Cooking Through Chemistry Thumbnail
    Date
    Friday, October 17
    Time
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    The world of bench top chemistry and the art of culinary science collide in fantastic ways! We will discuss why the food that you... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  14. More Than a Library!   Thumbnail
    Date
    Friday, October 17
    Time
    1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Location

    Tour The Wallace Center, explore the first floor renovation and see firsthand how an academic library has evolved in the digital... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  15. More Than a Library!   Thumbnail
    Date
    Friday, October 17
    Time
    1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
    Location

    Tour The Wallace Center, explore the first floor renovation and see firsthand how an academic library has evolved in the digital... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  16. More Than a Library!   Thumbnail
    Date
    Friday, October 17
    Time
    2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    Location

    Tour The Wallace Center, explore the first floor renovation and see firsthand how an academic library has evolved in the digital... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  17. College of Imaging Arts & Science Dean's Reception Thumbnail
    Date
    Friday, October 17
    Time
    2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Location
    James E. Booth Hall (BOO)View on campus map, 2nd Floor, University Gallery

    The College of Imaging Arts & Sciences invites you to the CIAS Dean's Reception. This is an opportunity to meet with fellow... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  18. More Than a Library!   Thumbnail
    Date
    Friday, October 17
    Time
    2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    Location

    Tour The Wallace Center, explore the first floor renovation and see firsthand how an academic library has evolved in the digital... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  19. Saunders College of Business presents the Gasser Lecture Series featuring Jerry Greenfield, Co-founder of Ben & Jerry's Thumbnail
    Date
    Friday, October 17
    Time
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    Saunders College of Business is pleased to welcome Jerry Greenfield to RIT.

    Co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s Homemade, Inc., Greenfield... [Read More]

    Price
    RIT Student: $5.00
    RIT Parent/  Guardian: $15.00
    Alumni: $15.00
    Faculty/Staff: $15.00
    Guest: $15.00
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  20. Date
    Friday, October 17
    Time
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Location

    From the Victorian era to the start of the twenty-first century, the Mergenthaler Linotype Company dominated the typesetting and... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  21. Shop One/Then and Now Thumbnail
    Date
    Friday, October 17
    Time
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Shop One/Then and Now is an exhibition of work by artists affiliated with the original Shop One between the year of its inception... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  22. Design Autopsy: Alumni Work from Industrial Design Thumbnail
    Date
    Friday, October 17
    Time
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Location
    James E. Booth Hall (BOO)View on campus map, 4th Floor - Industrial Design Area

    Join us for an exhibition of RIT Industrial Design alumni work,that will help reveal the diversity and process behind the... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  23. Phi Kappa Psi - BBQ at the House Thumbnail
    Date
    Friday, October 17
    Time
    5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Location

    ​This event is for current Phi Kappa Psi brothers, alumni and their families only.

    Undergraduate Brothers will be hosting a... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  24. RIT Presidents' Alumni Ball Thumbnail
    Date
    Friday, October 17
    Time
    6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    RIT President Bill Destler and Alumni Association President Ricardo Venegas ’92 invite you to join us for this year’s Presidents’... [Read More]

    Price
    Per Person: $100.00
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  25. Open Swim   Thumbnail
    Date
    Friday, October 17
    Time
    7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
    Location

    Check out the Aquatics Center at the Gordon Field House and Activities Center.

    Price
    Free
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  26. 5th Annual Haunted Trail - Presented by Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority and Sigma Chi Fraternity  Thumbnail
    Date
    Friday, October 17
    Time
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Face your fears as a guide leads you on a haunted journey through the trails behind Gracie's! The event goes from 7pm-10pm and... [Read More]

    Price
    Per Person: $5.00
    View Event

  27. Public Ice Skating Thumbnail
    Date
    Friday, October 17
    Time
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Skate rental available at Frank Ritter Arena for an additional $3.00

    Frank Ritter Arena (RIA)

    Price
    RIT Student: $2.00
    RIT Parent/  Guardian: $5.00
    Alumni: $5.00
    Ages 5 & under: $3.00
    Faculty/Staff: $5.00
    Guest: $5.00
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  28. New York, NY Dueling Pianos Thumbnail
    Date
    Friday, October 17
    Time
    10:00 pm - 12:00 am

    New York, NY Dueling Pianos is an interactive and high-energy party show: 2 Grand pianos and 2 crazy piano players, each trying... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  29. Old Dogs Learning New Tricks Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    8:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Location
    Frank E. Gannett Hall (GAN)View on campus map, School of Photographic Arts and Sciences - 2nd Floor South Hallway

    When the Class of 1964 graduated from RIT fifty years ago, film was the primary substrate from which photographic images were... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  30. Tunnel Tours Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    9:30 am

    Whether you’re an alumni reliving your days in the dorms, or a parent curious of how your student gets around on campus, take a... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  31. Shop One Open House Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Shop One² is a Fine Art and Craft Gallery representing RIT affiliated artists including students, faculty and alumni. Located on... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  32. Tunnel Tours Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    10:00 am

    Whether you’re an alumni reliving your days in the dorms, or a parent curious of how your student gets around on campus, take a... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  33. A Word from our President Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Join President Bill Destler as he celebrates Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend! President Destler will share highlights of... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  34. CAST Exhibit - Pumpkin Chunkin' Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Location
    Gordon Field House (GOR)View on campus map, Field Northeast of Gordon Field House (GOR)

    Watch teams of MMET students compete using human-powered mechanical equipment they've designed and built to launch three-to-five... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  35. CAST Exhibit - Package Chunkin' Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Location
    Gordon Field House (GOR)View on campus map, Field Northeast of Gordon Field House

    See the effectiveness of today's packaging!  Watch teams of Packaging Science students compete for the best protective packaging design for eggs being launched in the sky!

    Price
    Free
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  36. CAST Exhibit - Baja Off-Road Vehicle Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Location
    Gordon Field House (GOR)View on campus map, Field Northeast of Gordon Field House

    The RIT Baja SAE Team will display the vehicle, and be on hand to talk about the college competitions, the parts they've designed and built and answer questions.

    Price
    Free
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  37. CAST Exhibit - Hybrid Electric Bike Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Try out the ECTET Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV).  Learn ways to effectively reduce pollution and energy utilization... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  38. Tunnel Tours Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    10:30 am

    Whether you’re an alumni reliving your days in the dorms, or a parent curious of how your student gets around on campus, take a... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  39. Tunnel Tours Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    11:00 am

    Whether you’re an alumni reliving your days in the dorms, or a parent curious of how your student gets around on campus, take a... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  40. Delta Phi Epsilon Alumnae and Parents Reception Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Location
    Global Village (GVP)View on campus map, Delta Phi Epsilon Mansion, 608 Charters Way

    This event is for current Delta Phi Epsilon sisters, alumnae and their family members only. 

    The sisters of Delta Phi Epsilon... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  41. Imaging to Recover Historical Writings Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Roger Easton

    Modern imaging technologies are being applied to help scholars read writings of historical value that have been... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  42. RIT Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Charles Darwin visited the Galapagos Islands in 1835 and observations he made there led to his theory of evolution by natural... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  43. Honors Program Brunch (Invite Only) Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Location

    Join us for a light brunch and a casual mingling with honors students and alumni.

    Contact:585-475-4511 or Honors@rit.edu

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  44. Pi Kappa Phi Alumni Barbecue Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Location
    Various LocationsView on campus map, Pi Kappa Phi Mansion Lawn, 624 Charters Way

    Note: This event is for Pi Kappa Phi alumni, brothers, and family members only

    Are you a brother of Pi Kappa Phi? Come on out to... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  45. Modular Targeted Molecular Imaging Agents to Better Detect Cancer  Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    The overall goal of our research project is to create targeted molecular imaging agents (TMIAs) for early detection and accurate... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  46. Art on Campus Walking Tour Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Location
    Student Alumni Union (SAU)View on campus map, Departure from "The Sentinel"

    Explore the Institute’s rich artistic heritage on a guided walking tour of campus. See the artwork and learn about the... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  47. SG Horton Speaker, Sanjay Gupta, M.D. Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Dr. Sanjay Gupta is the multiple Emmy-award winning chief medical correspondent for CNN. Gupta, a practicing neurosurgeon, plays... [Read More]

    Price
    Guest: $13.00
    RIT Student: $8.00
    RIT Parent/  Guardian: $13.00
    Alumni: $13.00
    Faculty/Staff: $13.00
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  48. Open Swim   Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Check out the Aquatics Center at the Gordon Field House and Activities Center.

    Price
    Free
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  49. Public Ice Skating Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    3:00 pm - 4:45 pm

    Skate rental available at Frank Ritter Arena for an additional $3.00

    Frank Ritter Arena (RIA)

    Price
    Guest: $5.00
    RIT Student: $2.00
    RIT Parent/  Guardian: $5.00
    Alumni: $5.00
    Faculty/Staff: $5.00
    Ages 5 & under: $3.00
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  50. Art on Campus Walking Tour Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
    Location
    Student Alumni Union (SAU)View on campus map, Departure from "The Sentinel"

    Explore the Institute’s rich artistic heritage on a guided walking tour of campus. See the artwork and learn about the... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  51. Men's Lacrosse Alumni, Parent, and Player Reception Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Location

    Men's lacrosse alumni and their families are invited to join fellow alumni and friends at the Ritz Sport's Zone following the... [Read More]

    Price
    Per Person: $10.00
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  52. RIT Men's Hockey Game Shuttle Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Unfamilar with Downtown Rochester? Would you like to avoid the traffic, and save money on gas and parking? The take advantage of... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  53. Family Pre-Game at Blue Cross Arena Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Location

    Join the Center for Orientation & Transition as we prepare to cheer on the Tigers! Meet and mingle with other families from... [Read More]

    Price
    Guest: $22.00
    RIT Student: $18.00
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  54. Open Swim   Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

    Check out the Aquatics Center at the Gordon Field House and Activities Center.

    Price
    Free
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  55. RIT Men's Hockey vs. Boston College Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

    Once again, a raucous crowd of orange and black clad fans will cheer on the Tigers, as they host 2014 NCAA Frozen Four... [Read More]

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  56. Kappa Delta Rho Oktoberfest Bowling Social Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    7:30 pm - 12:00 am

    Gathering at Bowl-A-Roll Lanes before, during, and after the Men's Hockey Game for those who didn't want to or are unable to go... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
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  57. Public Ice Skating Thumbnail
    Date
    Saturday, October 18
    Time
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Skate rental available at Frank Ritter Arena for an additional $3.00

    Frank Ritter Arena (RIA)

    Price
    RIT Student: $2.00
    RIT Parent/  Guardian: $5.00
    Alumni: $5.00
    Faculty/Staff: $5.00
    Ages 5 & under: $3.00
    Guest: $5.00
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  58. Old Dogs Learning New Tricks Thumbnail
    Date
    Sunday, October 19
    Time
    8:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Location
    Frank E. Gannett Hall (GAN)View on campus map, School of Photographic Arts and Sciences - 2nd Floor South Hallway

    When the Class of 1964 graduated from RIT fifty years ago, film was the primary substrate from which photographic images were... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
    View Event

  59. Shop One Open House Thumbnail
    Date
    Sunday, October 19
    Time
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Shop One² is a Fine Art and Craft Gallery representing RIT affiliated artists including students, faculty and alumni. Located on... [Read More]

    Price
    Free
    View Event

  60. Brick City 5K Fun Run & Walk  Thumbnail
    Date
    Sunday, October 19
    Time
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Location
    Grace Watson Hall (GWH)View on campus map, Start and Finish at Grace Watson Hall

    ​Price increases after October 6th!

    Take one last lap around campus before heading home! Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and start... [Read More]

    Price
    RIT Student: Free
    Per Person: $10.00
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  61. Parent/Family Pancake Brunch Thumbnail
    Date
    Sunday, October 19
    Time
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

    Grab a hot, hearty brunch with your student before you head home. Brick City Catering will provide pancakes, sausage, bacon,... [Read More]

    Price
    Guest: $11.50
    RIT Student: $9.50
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  62. Rochester City Tour  Thumbnail
    Date
    Sunday, October 19
    Time
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Take a bus tour of downtown Rochester and learn the historical, cultural, educational and recreational aspects of the city as it... [Read More]

    Price
    Per Person: $12.00
    View Event

  63. Public Ice Skating Thumbnail
    Date
    Sunday, October 19
    Time
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm

    Skate rental available at Frank Ritter Arena for an additional $3.00

    Frank Ritter Arena (RIA)

    Price
    RIT Student: $2.00
    RIT Parent/  Guardian: $5.00
    Alumni: $5.00
    Faculty/Staff: $5.00
    Ages 5 & under: $3.00
    Guest: $5.00
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  64. Open Swim   Thumbnail
    Date
    Sunday, October 19
    Time
    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Check out the Aquatics Center at the Gordon Field House and Activities Center.

    Price
    Free
    View Event

  65. Open Swim   Thumbnail
    Date
    Sunday, October 19
    Time
    7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

    Check out the Aquatics Center at the Gordon Field House and Activities Center.

    Price
    Free
    View Event

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