Our Alumni

RIT's more than 136,000 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

135k

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

  • December 1, 2021

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    Baldwin builds career in public health policy

    Megan Baldwin ’07 (MBA) supported all aspects of New York’s response to COVID-19 as assistant secretary of health. Now, she is special advisor to the chancellor for public health policy for the State University of New York system.

  • December 1, 2021

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    Alumna establishes College of Health Careers

    Executive MBA alumna Deborah Stamps ’18 was named president of Rochester Regional Health’s (RRH) new College of Health Careers. Stamps led the charge to establish the college, which welcomed its first cohort of nursing students in March 2021.

  • December 1, 2021

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    RIT legacy family opens Carmen’s Cooking restaurant

    The Baileys, an RIT legacy family, have dreamed of opening a restaurant in the Rochester area for more than 11 years. In 2020, when their youngest child graduated from high school, they decided it was finally time.

  • November 30, 2021

    Alumnus and trustee Frank Sklarsky.

    Longtime RIT supporters give $2.5 million to SHED project

    RIT alumnus and trustee Frank Sklarsky ’78 and his wife, Ruth, have made a significant gift to the university’s one-of-a-kind maker space and performing arts complex. They have given $2.5 million to RIT’s Student Hall for Exploration and Development (the SHED) to establish the Sklarsky Glass Box Theater.