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Q Center
Rochester Institute of Technology
Student Alumni Union 4-A530
34 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623-5603

Phone: (585) 475-6355
Email: qcenter@rit.edu

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Welcome to the RIT Q Center! Whether you are a current student, former student, faculty or staff member, or a member of the community the Center is here to serve you. Browse our website to learn more about the staff and history of the Center, find out about the services we provide, find links to community organizations, and check out our upcoming events. Feel free to stop by our space located in the Student Alumni Building (SAU) room 4-A530, or contact the Center directly at qcenter@rit.edu.

To learn more about Safe Zone Training click here. If you have any questions on how to get Safe Zone trained here on campus you can email Chris Henry Hinesley or The Q Center.


The Q Center is committed to promoting a campus community that is safe, equitable, and respectful of all members. Thus, our Center is a resource for the entire RIT community.


The purpose of the Q Center is to foster an educational environment in which all community members can be personally, academically, and professionally successful without regard to gender, racial/ethnic origins, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and socioeconomic status.

To learn more about the community and explore resources, click here.

To learn about some of the queer clubs RIT has to offer: click here.

Learn more about us!


Christopher Henry Hinesley Ed.D.


Student Workers:

Taylor Rose Perez - Graphic Design Assistant

Natasha Amadasun - Office Specialist

Dan Greebebaum - Graduate Assistant


Nicole Boulais - Associate Vice President of Student Affairs
Betty Vickery - Nurse Practitioner
Stephanie Paredes - Manager of Multicultural Programs
Kerry Hughes - Project and Event Manager; Office of the Provost
Bryan Lloyd - Assistant Director for Counseling and Academic Advising for NTID
Nicole Crouse-Dickerson- Interpretek
Marc Goldman - Associate Director of Student Affairs, Residential Education
Alan Smerbeck - Psychology; Women and Gender Studies Program Coordinating Commitee
Janine Rowe - Assistant Director for Disability Services, Career Counselor 
Clayton Ide - NTID Liberal Studies Instructional/Support Faculty> - NTID Liberal Studies Department Chair
Jennifer Gravitz Amy Reed - Women’s Basketball Head Coach/Senior Women’s Administrator
Jessica Ecock - Associate Director of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution
Kerry Foxx - Director for Center for Leadership & Civic Engagement
Samuel Waters - College of Computing & Information Sciences System Administrator
Sharon Emerson - Nurse Practitioner
Jennifer Connelly - SCHOOL OF PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics
Cha Ron Sattler-Leblanc - Senior Director for Academic Support Center