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Spring 2018 Orientation Dates: Registration for this program will open mid-November

  • For more information about the RIT program, please click here and follow the links for Spring Orientation
  • Move-in: Thursday, January 11, 2018
  • Program: Friday, January 12, 2018

University Exploration Surveys

NTID Supported Students

  • For those students who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, make sure to let us know your learning support preferences for your classes. You can do so on your "New Student Introduction" survey. RIT offers note taking, real-time captioning (c-print) and interpreter-supported classes.
  • Visit this site for descriptions of the available support services on campus:

Math Placement Exam

  • The Math Placement Exam will open November 1st and remain open through Spring enrollment
  • You are required to take the online Math Placement Exam (MPE). Please prepare well for this exam which may include a review of your prior math courses, and plan to take this exam seriously! Placement in math classes may have a significant impact on your major selection.
  • Visit for all information and instructions.
  • Note: You are required to take the MPE regardless of any math transfer credit expected.

Writing Placement Exam

  • Students are required to take the WPE, unless they have a score of 23 or greater on the ACT English exam, or a score of 560 or greater on the SAT Verbal exam, or a score of 6 or greater on the SAT written essay.
  • Visit for more information and further instructions.

AP & Transfer Credit

  • Send to RIT
    • Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Rochester Institute of Technology, 60 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY 14623-5604
  • Note: You are required to take the MPE regardless of any math transfer credit expected.

Advisor Phone Call

  • The University Exploration staff will pre-enroll you for spring semester classes. Before enrollment, you will receive a call from a University Exploration advisor to discuss your current major interests so that we can best plan for those first courses. These calls will be made throughout the fall and early winter, so watch for this important first call from a University Exploraiton advisor!
  • International Students and deaf or hard of hearing students can accomplish this through email or Skype—let us know your preferences for the meeting style in the your required surveys.

Enrollment for your Spring Schedule

  • Your spring schedule of courses will be available on an individual basis. You will be able to view your schedule through the using your RIT computer account. Any requests to edit or change your schedule must be done before Orientation. You may contact the our Senior Staff Specialist, Ms. Susan Lindsay, by e-mail at or call 585-475-5263 for any change requests and Susan will direct your inquiry to your advisor. You can also contact your advisor directly.

RIT Student Handbook

  • This comprehensive guide to RIT, for both students and families, contains critical information that will help you succeed at RIT. This handbook contains general RIT guidelines for enrollment, and policies & procedures.


  • Please read the Important Information and Instructions for submitting immunization records to RIT. Don’t delay! Proof of immunization is required to stay enrolled in your spring term classes. Be Wize: Immunize