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Archive of posts from February, 2014

RIT FreezeFest Celebrates Winter

19 Feb


RIT students, faculty and staff will chase away the winter blues by participating in RIT’s fifth-annual FreezeFest extravaganza on campus Feb. 21-23, 2014. More than 30 events will be held throughout the weekend including a performance by popular comedian John Oliver. More

Hundreds turn out at High Falls for RIT’s 29th Big Shot photograph

12 Feb

Snow and cold temperatures didn’t keep hundreds of people from descending on downtown Rochester to light up High Falls Sunday night and help make Rochester Institute of Technology’s 29th Big Shot photograph a wintertime success.

More than 600 volunteers, including nearly 100 RIT students and 150 alumni provided the primary light source for the Big Shot image while RIT photographers shot an extended exposure of one of Rochester’s natural and iconic spectacles.

Since RIT started its Big Shot project in 1987, university photographers have captured such landmarks as AT&T Stadium (formerly Cowboys Stadium) in Arlington, Texas; The Alamo in San Antonio, Texas; the U.S.S. Intrepid in New York City; and the Royal Palace in Stockholm, Sweden. More.

Get an inside look at RIT

8 Feb

Come get a taste of what it’s like to be an RIT student. Learn why more than 1,200 deaf and hard-of-hearing students and 14,000 hearing undergraduate students choose RIT. Visiting campus will give you important information when making your college decision. When you visit RIT, you’ll get a tour of campus, visit personally with an admissions counselor, meet with professors in subject areas that interest you, chat with our financial aid coordinator and enjoy a meal in one of our dining facilities. Just like your education at RIT, your visit will be customized to meet your interests.

2014 Spring Open House Dates

Friday, March 14, 2014

Friday, April 18, 2014

Register online or call 585-475-6700, toll free in the U.S. and Canada at 866-644-6843 or videophone at 585-743-136. If you have any questions, please email us.

Find out more about our Open House events.

If you can’t make it to one of our group open house events, we encourage you to schedule a personalized visit tailored especially to you. In addition to the above activities, you can meet with a coach, sit in on a class, meet club and organization officials and much more. Come find out why RIT means a superior education and a unique college experience for you.