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 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.

RIT Inn & Conference Center

Need a place to stay while visiting campus? You can book a room at the RIT Inn and Conference Center or Comfort Suites for an alumni discount.


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 alum.

Liberty Mutual

Liberty Mutual Pet Insurance, click to fetch a quote

The Alumni Insurance Program
  • Dental & Vision
  • Disability Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • ID Theft Protection
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Care
  • Pet Insurance
  • Trip Cancellation

Misc Discounts

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.

Watkins Glen
Watkins Glenn International is offering all RIT Alumni great pricing on their upcoming events for the 2024 season.  Click the below links for more information on the events and to purchase tickets:

Sahlen's Six Hours of the Glen - June 23, 2024

Finger Lakes Wine Festival - July 28, 2024

Nascar Cup Series Playoffs - September 15, 2024