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Mission & Values

New Student Orientation Mission

New Student Orientation is committed to providing programs and resources that welcome new students to our community. We strive to create an inclusive environment that encourages academic success, connections to others, and a sense of belonging within the RIT Tiger Family.


Statement of Values 

  • Helping students find and establish their place within the RIT community.
  • Creating a caring environment where students can thrive.
  • Promoting the development of self-awareness and self-advocacy by identifying the necessary skills for success.
  • Encouraging an inclusive environment where students respect and appreciate one another.
  • Providing the foundation of exploration for students’ holistic development.