Contact and Visit


student from class setting up exhibit


RIT Archives partners with faculty and lecturers throughout RIT to create class sessions that directly support course learning objectives and enhance student learning.  RIT Archive’s collections encompass a wide range of subjects, so Archives staff facilitate sessions in fields as diverse as: RIT history,  political cartoons, museum studies, color science, photography, and literature.

To arrange for a class visit, contact


library addition (1990); "history... fantasy... memory" painted on wall


RIT Archives welcomes any and all researchers.  To set up an appointment or to ask a question, contact

Directions & Location


RIT Archives are housed on the third floor of RIT’s Wallace Library. During the weekend and after 5 p.m. on weekdays, visitors may park in U Lot located just southeast of the Wallace Library. If you are visiting campus Monday through Friday, before 5 p.m., please follow the directions below.

  1. From Jefferson Road, turn onto Lomb Memorial Drive.
  2. Follow Lomb Memorial Drive through the roundabout until you come to the Welcome Center. Here you can get your visitor’s parking permit. You will be directed to park in the visitor’s section of E Lot.
  3. You must then walk through a breezeway between the Gannett (GAN/007B) and Booth (BOO/007A) Halls. Pass by Liberal Arts (LBR/006) and continue to the Wallace Library (WAL/005).
  4. The RIT Archive Collections is on the third floor of the Wallace Library. If you need help, please call (585) 475-2557.