The RIT campus is located in Rochester, New York. The third largest city in New York State, Rochester is on Lake Ontario, about midway between Niagara Falls and Syracuse and within easy driving distance to Toronto.
Rochester is served by Greyhound bus line and Amtrak. The public bus and train lines. The Greater Rochester International Airport is served by most major airlines, including USAir, United, Delta, and others. RIT's main campus is five miles from both the airport and the New York State Thruway (Interstate 90), exit 46.
Taxis are available at the train and bus stations, as well as the airport. RIT is also a stop on Route 24 of the Regional Transit Service, the area's mass transit bus system.
From the Airport: Turn right onto Brooks Avenue, then a quick right onto I-390 South. From 390, take the next exit (Scottsville Road) and turn right at the end of the ramp. Drive for approximately three miles, then turn left onto Jefferson Road (Route 252). Proceed east a short distance to campus, RIT's main entrance will be on your right.
From the NYS Thruway: Signs marked "RIT Orientation" will direct you from the Thruway. Take Exit 46 and follow the road to 390 North for 200-300 yards. Look for the sign to Lehigh Station Road. Turn left at the stop light on Lehigh Station Road and continue west until you reach Route 15 (West Henrietta Road). Turn right onto Route 15 and continue north until the second traffic light; then turn left onto Bailey Road. Follow Bailey Road to John Street. Turn right onto John Street. Follow John Street to Jefferson Road. At the first traffic light, turn left onto Lowenthal road. You will now be on the RIT campus, and SOS members will guide you from there!