Day of Photo

Picture Yourself at RIT

RIT's renowned School of Photographic Arts and Sciences hosts a Day of Photo event every fall!

Throughout the free event, prospective students spend time with us exploring our undergraduate photo offerings: Advertising Photography, Fine Art Photography, Photographic Sciences, Photojournalism and Visual Media. Our 2021 date will be announced closer to the event. Attendees will:

  • Gain insights from current students and our award-winning faculty
  • Talk with some of our amazing alumni
  • Get a glimpse at our industry-standard cameras and equipment
  • See our incomparable facilities
  • Hear from Undergraduate Admissions about the application and financial aid process

A students points a camera.

A Rich History

Past in-person Day of Photo events have included portrait and high-speed photography demos, a student panel, facilities tours, equipment showcases and portfolio reviews. Photos by Photojournalism student Ben Braun.


Any questions about the event can be sent to

A student panel speaks at Day of Photo 2017
RIT photography students talk about their experiences during a past Day of Photo panel discussion. Photo by Ryan Flanagan '18 (photographic sciences).