Our Alumni

RIT's nearly 140,000 alumni are a powerful force for change. The RIT Alumni Association, and our dedicated staff and alumni volunteers, provide our Tiger community with a variety of ways to connect to each other, to current students and faculty, and to the university. Proud Tiger alumni stay connected, stay informed, and create a great RIT for future Tigers.

Our Alumni Stories

Opportunities

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As an RIT Tiger for life, get involved in an alumni chapter near you

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There are volunteer opportunities that you can do from almost anywhere, happening all year

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Let your alma mater support your ongoing career success

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Your gift each year keeps RIT strong for future Tigers.
Make a gift to the area that is meaningful to you!

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Find out what’s happening in your college

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Celebrate your Tiger Pride and connect with classmates

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During the COVID-19 response, RIT alumni events are going virtual. Visit the alumni events pages to see what's coming up.

RIT alumni come together at a wide range of events around the globe. We hope to see you at a Tiger gathering soon!
 

Alumni by the Numbers

5,957

Number of alumni who made a gift last year

140k

Total alumni from 50 states and 123 countries

1,893

Number of unique alumni volunteers in 2018

95.2%

Percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce or further full-time study

Latest News

  • May 9, 2022

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    Alumna takes passion for sustainable architecture to Vermont

    Catherine C. Lange ’16 M.Arch (architecture) developed a passion for sustainable architecture when she learned the impact the world’s built environment has on climate change, and that buildings designed to limit humanity’s impact on the planet’s resources offer a real and pressing opportunity to combat the climate crisis.

  • May 9, 2022

    woman communicating with American Sign Language.

    Alumna facilitates crucial conversations as medical interpreter

    Debbie Lesser '19 is a catalyst, facilitating crucial conversations taking place in often highly sensitive situations. As a certified medical interpreter, she assists deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing patients and health care providers in communicating with one another regarding everything from mental health crises to detailed complex medical procedures.

  • May 9, 2022

    two people holding cups of bubble tea standing outside of the Taichi Bubble Tea store.

    Tea business bubbling for alumni entrepreneurs

    Chinese tea culture, with its rich history existing since before the third century, has always been a lifelong passion for Tian Tian and Zining Chen. The graduates of RIT’s advertising and public relations program (2017) and master’s in entrepreneurship program (2019), yearned to share their culture in a new and exciting way—by founding Taichi Bubble Tea. 

  • May 9, 2022

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    Kipman turns science fiction into science fact

    Alex Kipman ’01 leads thousands of people on Microsoft’s mixed-reality team—including many RIT alumni. With the team, Kipman is working to create mixed-reality devices that allow people to have real collaborative experiences.