Albany Chapter

Welcome to the Albany area homepage for RIT alumni
This page is your home for information on the RIT Albany Alumni Chapter. Whether you are new to the New York State capital region, or you have lived here your whole life, you will find links for volunteering, events, and career services. 

Total number of RIT alumni in the Albany Metro Area: 2,206

Albany is the 9th largest alumni chapter by population

  • Saunders College of Business: 300
  • College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST): 648
  • College of Imaging Arts & Sciences (CIAS): 474
  • Golisano College of Computing & Information Sciences (GCCIS): 107
  • Kate Gleason College of Engineering: 337
  • *College of Health Sciences & Technology: 3
  • College of Liberal Arts (COLA): 124
  • National Technical Institute for the Deaf: 39
  • College of Science: 168
  • *Golisano Institute for Sustainability: 0

*newly established

Upcoming Events

RIT's alumni chapters host a variety of activities throughout the year ranging from social events to educational workshops to performing arts to supporting RIT Athletics, and everything in between. Please join us for these excellent opportunities to connect with other alumni and check back often to see what's coming up next

Sep 17 2015
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Planting the Seeds of Trust in the First 10 Seconds
Sep 29 2015
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Engineering Leadership: An Overview of Programs at RIT
Oct 03 2015
6:00 p.m.
RIT Big Shot 31 at Churchill Downs - RIT Community Registration
Oct 03 2015
8:00 p.m.
RIT Big Shot 31 at Churchill Downs - General Public Registration
Oct 10 2015
9:30 a.m.
5th Annual Rhino Run 5K
Oct 13 2015
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: What's New(s)?
Nov 11 2015
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Taxation and Charitable Giving
Nov 18 2015
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Patent Protection and Searchable Database for Graphic Arts

Chapter Contacts

The Albany Chapter is looking for volunteers. If you are interested in becoming a chapter leader or chapter volunteer, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 1.866.RIT.ALUM (748.2586). Examples of responsibilities include:

  • Organizing an annual calendar of alumni events
  • Managing the Albany Chapter's presence on Facebook, Twitter, and Linked In
  • Acting as an RIT representative to welcome new graduates and alumni to the area
  • Welcoming incoming RIT freshman from the Albany Area
  • Assisting RIT with recruitment of new students

Chapter Contact

Victor Santiago
Victor Santiago '13

Assistant Director of Chapter Programs

Connect with the chapter

The Albany Chapter does not have an active Facebook or Twitter account however; you can connect with the RIT Alumni Association on all major social media platforms. If you are interested in managing an RIT Facebook page or Twitter feed for the Albany Chapter, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 1.866.RIT.ALUM (748.2586).