All Venues

All Venues

Welcome to University Arenas! Home to five distinctive properties on the RIT campus in Henrietta, N.Y. and one in the neighboring suburb of Penfield, N.Y.

Learn more about each of our venue's features, including capacity, configuration, parking, and more.

an exterior image of the Gene Polisseni Center

Gene Polisseni Center

Serving as the home for RIT’s Division I men’s and women’s hockey teams, with a capacity of 4,300, the arena is located on the south side of the Student Alumni Union, in the heart of the campus. While it serves primarily as a venue for ice hockey, the arena is a multi-purpose facility capable of hosting concerts, conferences, luncheons, galas, trade shows, and expos.

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an exterior image of the Gordon Field House at night

Gordon Field House and Activities Center

The Gordon Field House and Activities Center is a 144,000-square-foot facility used by both the University and the community for recreational space, athletics, and special events. With an arena floor capacity of nearly 8,000 people and 2,500 fixed seats available through retractable bleachers, this multi-purpose venue has hosted a wide variety of events, including athletics competitions and championships, concerts, conferences, luncheons, galas, trade shows, and expos. 

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Exterior image of the Lobozzo Alumni House.

Lobozzo Alumni House

The Lobozzo Alumni House offers an impressive meeting and event space, with eye-catching design, comfort, and amenities. With easy campus access and ample parking, this space is ideal for intimate gatherings or spacious events up to 120 people including company meetings and retreats, family reunions and special celebrations, bridal and baby showers, wedding receptions and rehearsals, and holiday parties.

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a picture of the inside of the Ritter Ice Arena

Ritter Ice Arena

Ritter ice Arena was the home to RIT men’s and women’s hockey from 1968 until 2014. Until 2021, the arena hosted a multitude of on-ice and off-ice events and activities. The arena currently is home to RIT Libraries during the construction of the SHED project and Wallace Library. 

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the Tait Preserve with hills behind it and a lake in front

Tait Preserve

The Tait Preserve is RIT’s premier destination for academic research, environmental education, and ecological restoration. Located in Penfield, N.Y., the 177-acre property, formerly a sand/gravel quarry and concrete mixing plant, provides myriad opportunities for interaction and engagement with the natural world throughout the various wooded areas, open fields, waterbodies, and airspace. Also featured on the property is the Leenhouts Lodge, a magnificent timber-frame building which serves as an event and meeting space for the RIT community.

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Interior of the University Gallery.

University Gallery

University Gallery is a premier exhibition space and unique venue space. It offers a versatile space to accommodate a dinner or luncheon, award ceremony, open house, board meeting, reception, conference, or academic lecture.

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