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Orientation Information & Registration

International Orientation


Please note:
You will need your RIT username and password to log in and complete the registration form. If you have forgotten your password or need to set up your account please visit

Once you are registered for orientation, you will be assigned a Peer Advisor Leader (PAL) who is a current RIT student assist you with everything you need to know about becoming a new RIT Tiger!!

We're looking forward to your arrival at RIT!

For information on getting to the RIT campus from the Rochester Airport please visit our Arrival page.

All new students are required to participate in International Student Orientation. This program is designed to introduce you to our campus and community and provide important information of special interest to international students including:

  • Immigration Information on Maintaining Legal Status While in the U.S.
  • Employment in the U.S. (On and Off campus)
  • Health Care and Health Insurance
  • Cultural Adjustment
  • U.S. Tax Obligations
  • Safety Concerns
  • U.S. Social Security Numbers
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