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RIT Global

Welcome Message:

July 29 - August 2, 2019

This activity is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs as part of the Fulbright Program, the U.S. government's flagship international exchange program supported by the people of the United States and partner countries around the world. For more information, visit

This activity is administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE).

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) Welcomes You!

Respected internationally as a world leader in education, RIT is a university where more than 19,000 brilliant minds assemble in service of innovative ideas and creative solutions. Students of all cultures and backgrounds, from 50 states and more than 100 countries study at RIT’s campus in Rochester, NY. Over 2,500 students also study at RIT’s campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo.

RIT’s campus sits adjacent to the city of Rochester, located in the western part of New York State, about 585 km from New York City and 300 km from Toronto, Canada. You will join us for the warmest of the four distinctive seasons enjoyed by the region - averaging 26 degrees Celsius in the summer and 0 degrees Celsius in the winter. 

We know you are very excited to embark on your continued education and experience the wonderful cultural and social life that your new university has to offer. At RIT, we look forward to helping you to begin your journey. The orientation will help you to better understand your role and responsibilities as a Fulbrighter and to develop skills for successful academic and professional lives in the United States.

Our staff is here to answer any questions. Please do not hesitate to reach out.

See you soon!

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