Our Alumni

Thank you to all RIT Tigers and Fans that joined us for Tigers Helping Tigers!

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If you missed this first-ever student performing arts showcase, you can watch the recording here.
And we hope you'll help us move RIT students forward by supporting RIT's scholarship funds.

RIT's 135,000 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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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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Joseph M. Lobozzo '95
Alumni House

African American 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!

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Find out what’s happening in your college

Ritchie the tiger giving high-fives to students

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


Number of alumni who made a gift last year


Total alumni from 50 states and 123 countries


Number of unique alumni volunteers in 2018


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

Latest News

  • September 25, 2020

    Elan Lee sitting cross-legged on a stool.

    Exploding Kittens creator will lead webinar during Tiger Alumni Week

    The RIT graduate behind the popular card game Exploding Kittens will be the RIT Alumni Association Distinguished Speaker next month. Elan Lee ’98 (computer science) will lead a Zoom webinar at 1 p.m. on Oct. 24 during Tiger Alumni Week on Oct. 19-25. The week allows alumni to participate virtually in Brick City events, including interactive programs and reunions.

  • September 23, 2020

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    Space Sonification  

    WYPR.org features scientist Jenn Kotler ’14 (medical illustration), who is leading a team that is making music from space telescope data.

  • September 23, 2020

    Bruce Bates in hockey locker room.

    Bruce Bates receives RIT’s inaugural Lifetime Achievement in Philanthropy Award

    Over the past 50 years, Bruce Bates has worked with seven RIT presidents behind the scenes. He witnessed RIT move a campus from downtown to Henrietta. And he’s made strategic decisions that have helped propel RIT to the global university it is today. For his dedication and passion to RIT, Bates will receive RIT’s inaugural Lifetime Achievement in Philanthropy Award during a virtual celebration on Sept. 24.