To provide undergraduate students with flexibility for breadth and depth to achieve their educational goals while at RIT, all undergraduate programs will contain at least 12 credit hours of entirely open electives that can be used for an optional track in a program, graduate courses, certificate courses, courses in a minor, or just to take courses that pique their interest. Learn more about this requirement and how it aligns with the RIT Strategic Plan.
NEW COURSE OUTLINE FORM - 6/2020
Downloadthe updated form. Changes include: updates to Appendices A and B that streamline the tables and provide clarity, and minor wording changes elsewhere in the document.
UPDATED GUIDANCE: NEW COLLEGE EXPLORATION PROGRAMS - 1/2020
Viewthe process for creating a new College Exploration Program.
NEW DEGREE PROGRAM INTENT DOCUMENT AND PROCESS - JUNE 2019
RIT has a new process for vetting new undergraduate and graduate degree program ideas which replaces the concept paper. Click Here to learn more about the new process and timeline, view a flowchart and download an intent document template.
NEW COURSE PROPOSAL FORM - MAY 2019
Click Here to download the updated course proposal form.
UPDATED GUIDANCE FOR CIP CODES - MAY 2019
Click Here to learn more about the initial assignment of CIP codes, how to request changes to CIP code assignments, and some common uses of CIP codes for STEM designation.
NEW NYSED FORM FOR PROGRAM TITLE CHANGES - APRIL 2019
NYSED has posted a new application form that should be used when a change to a program title is being requested, and there are no other changes to the program. NYSED will process these applications separately from other program registration applications, reducing the amount of time it takes to review and process the requests. Click here for the new form.
NYSED WEBSITE UPDATE - JANUARY 2019
NYSED is updating their website. If you have difficulty accessing any NYSED form, please contact Brenda in the Office of the Provost. Thank you for your patience.
NEW ACCELERATED DUAL DEGREE GUIDANCE - SEPTEMBER 2018