The Multicultural Center for Academic Success is a unit within the Office of the President and the Division of Academic Affairs. The Multicultural Center for Academic Success (MCAS) is committed to maximizing the academic potential and holistic development of students by creating an inclusive, student-centered environment. By keeping academics first and foremost, MCAS strives to become a nationally recognized model for academic excellence and student success.
A highly selective program uniquely designed for first year students to enhance the RIT experience through developing intellectual and ethical leadership skills, fostering a passion for educational excellence, and a commitment to the learning process throughout their time at RIT.
A program designed for high achieving Rochester City students, who are selected based on their academic achievements, leadership potential, and desire to make a difference in the RIT and surrounding community.
A program designed for all students falling outside the MCAS Scholars program, but desire to participate in a high touch intentional advising and leadership development program.
An intensive four-week summer program that consists of 2- four credit hour courses, developmental workshops, academic coaching, exposure to research, and community service programs.