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

  • July 29, 2022

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    Wayfair gifts $850,000 in servers to RIT’s Computer Science House

    When RIT’s Computer Science House put out a call for hardware donations last year, Fred Oettinger—an alumnus and staff engineer at Wayfair—got an idea. He knew that Wayfair had just what they needed. Wayfair, one the world’s largest destinations for the home, has gifted RIT’s Computer Science House (CSH) about $850,000 in server equipment.

  • July 18, 2022

    Jeffrey Harris and Joyce Pratt.

    $2 million gift establishes two new endowed professorships in RIT’s College of Science

    RIT will establish two new endowed professorships in the College of Science thanks to a $2 million donation from Jeffrey Harris ’75 and his partner, Joyce Pratt. RIT matched their donation with $4 million in funding as part of a $20 million challenge to encourage alumni, parents, and friends of the university to support faculty recruitment, retention, and research critical to RIT’s priorities and trajectory.