Enjoy local and national retail benefits with RARES. This is a free and valuable service brought to you by your RIT Alumni Association. Looking for other entertainment and travel discounts? Well we've got you covered. Save money locally AND regionally with a RARES card that offers a variety of discounts on hotels, automobile rentals, travel, theatre, museums, amusement parks, just to name a few. Before you plan your next outing or your weekend getaway, check out to see if you can take advantage of a RARES discount.
Sign up for your 2018/2019 discount card today by registering below. Once you fill out your information, you will receive an email where you can print your card and research great retail opportunities.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the RARES Office.
Earning your degree from RIT also earns you special rates on insurance. Whether you're considering auto, home, life, long term care or travel insurance, you can save money by taking advantage of various discounts available from select insurance carriers just by being an RIT alumnus/a.
RIT's Digital Den
The Digital Den, RIT’s Authorized Apple Campus Store, now offers educational pricing on Apple products to alumni. With this discount, you can purchase Apple computers and iPads at lower costs than you would pay at an Apple store or other retailer. This discount can save you up to $200, or more. You can shop online using your RIT alumni email account or visit our newly renovated store in Monroe Hall on campus. The Digital Den offers prices and discounts exclusively for RIT students, staff, faculty, and alumni. Their knowledgeable staff will work with you to understand technology requirements and will guide you to make the best purchase to suit your needs. From repairs or trade-ins, to passport photos and photo accessories, RIT’s Digital Den is your computer and photo store. *Discounts are only available to alumni within the United States.
If you are visiting Rochester, the Staybridge Suites is now offering a discount to all alumni. Conveniently located five minutes from RIT's campus, the Staybridge Suites hotel features studio, one and two bedroom suites with full kitchens in a park like setting along the Genesee River. The hotel features outdoor living space with fire pit, boat docks, complimentary full breakfast buffet, and evening socials Mondays through Wednesdays. Visit ritstay.com for the discounted rates.
Watkins Glen International Speedway
RIT Alumni can now save on select events held at the Watkins Glen International Speedway. These include Sahlen's Six Hours of the Glen, Go Bowling at the Glen (NASCAR Cup Series), the Hilliard US Vintage Grand Prix and the Finger Lakes Wine Festival. Visit their website at theglen.com and use code WGIEDU on the tickets page for more information.