Our Alumni

RIT's nearly 150,000 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


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Let your alma mater support your ongoing career success

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

 Lady wearing T-shirt that say I heart RIT Donors

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

Ritchie the tiger giving high-fives to students

Celebrate your Tiger Pride and connect with classmates

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RIT alumni come together at a wide range of events around the globe.

Visit the alumni events pages to see what's coming up.

We hope to see you at a Tiger gathering soon!

Alumni by the Numbers


Number of alumni who made a gift last year


Total alumni from 50 states and 105 countries


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

Latest News

  • May 2, 2024

    a man and woman appear together in a photo on the right side of the image. Surrounding them is an orange box with the name of their scholarship appearing next to their photo.

    The Mark and Maureen Davitt Endowed Scholarship established at RIT

    RIT has announced the establishment of the Mark and Maureen Davitt Endowed Scholarship, which will provide financial support to RIT students pursuing studies in STEM disciplines—particularly those who graduated from private elementary schools in the city of Rochester, N.Y.

  • May 2, 2024

    Orlando Ortiz sits for a headshot against a gray background wearing a gray plaid suit.

    Ortiz named Alumni Association president

    Orlando Ortiz took over as the RIT Alumni Association president in January, an association with which he has been a member of for 10 years. He is also active with RIT’s Lambda Alpha Upsilon Fraternity Inc. and is a mentor with RIT’s Men of Color, Honor, and Ambition (MOCHA) program.

  • April 30, 2024

    a man and a woman stand in front of the newly dedicated lounge.

    Veteran Student Success lounge dedicated

    An important space for RIT students who are military-affiliated, veterans, and their families, now has a name and a refresh thanks to benefactors who want to support members of the U.S. armed forces.

  • April 27, 2024

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    University’s ‘futurists’ encourage audience to embrace curiosity during Imagine RIT symposium

    Be curious because what if, said RIT alumnus Bob Morrealle, who shared stories of discovery, hope, and confidence during his presentation at the Futurists Symposium, a collection of alumni and faculty offering an insider’s look into the future of technology, the arts, and design. The symposium, held April 26 in the Wegmans Theater, MAGIC Spell Studios, was the official kickoff to Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival.