If this request is submitted after the housing deadline, any accommodation that is offered may be considered “pending availability.”
If you are a cross-registered RIT/NTID student and need interpreters, notetakers, and/or C-print in your classes, you can request these through the NTID’s Department of Access Services. You do not need to register with DSO in order to receive these services.
If you are an NTID student (not cross-registered) in an Associate-level program, your faculty members will facilitate communication in the classroom and will communicate directly with you using a variety of communication strategies, which may include sign language, spoken language (FM systems are available), fingerspelling, printed/visual aids, Web-based instructional materials and individual tutoring.
The Spectrum Support Program offers a pre-orientation program, “Gearing Up for Success,” which is targeted at students on the autism spectrum. http://www.rit.edu/ssp
Any of the DiscoveRIT pre-orientation programs can be a great way for new students to get connected to campus, faculty, staff, and RIT resources. There are a variety of fun specialty programs offered each year, so check the website to see if one is right for you.
Some students (with or without disabilities) find “Quest for Success” to be helpful in identifying resources at RIT and transitioning to college. http://www.rit.edu/studentaffairs/discoverit