Chicago Chapter

Welcome to the Chicago area homepage for RIT alumni
This page is your home for information on the RIT Chicago Alumni Chapter. Whether you are new to the Chicago-area, 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 Chicago Metro Area: 1,490

Chicago is the 11th largest alumni chapter by population

  • Saunders College of Business: 181
  • College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST): 251
  • College of Imaging Arts & Sciences (CIAS): 529
  • Golisano College of Computing & Information Sciences (GCCIS): 54
  • Kate Gleason College of Engineering: 125
  • *College of Health Sciences & Technology: 2
  • College of Liberal Arts (COLA): 52
  • National Technical Institute for the Deaf: 201
  • College of Science: 88
  • *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.

Feb 20 2019
12:00 p.m.
meRIT Webinar: The RIT-Genesee Country Village & Museum Partnership
Feb 27 2019
12:00 p.m.
meRIT Webinar: An Overview of Genetic Counseling for (Breast) Cancer(s)

Chapter Contacts

The Chicago Chapter is led by a council of alumni volunteers. These individuals work with staff from the Office of Alumni Relations to plan events, programs, volunteer opportunities and networking connections throughout the year. If you are an alum who loves RIT and is willing to help us organize, promote and build a strong RIT alumni network in the Chicago area, consider joining the council today!

If you are interested in joining the Alumni Council, contact one of the leaders, volunteers or staff members highlighted on this page or call the Office of Alumni Relations at 585.475.7638.

Chapter Contact

Bill Sachman
Bill Sachman

Senior Associate Director of Chapter Programs

Connect with the chapter

The Chicago Chapter is looking for volunteers. If you are interested in becoming a chapter leader or chapter volunteer, please fill out our volunteer form HERE or contact the Office of Alumni Relations directly at 1.866.RIT.ALUM (748.2586).