Excelling in the classroom and in competition.


Athletic Teams

RIT has 12 men’s varsity teams and 12 women’s varsity teams.


Division I Programs

RIT men’s and women’s hockey are NCAA Division I programs.


Varsity Student-Athletes

More than 675 student-athletes compete in varsity athletics


Capacity Hockey Arena

The Gene Polisseni Center, home to the RIT men’s and women’s hockey programs, has space for 4,300 fans.


Overall student-athlete GPA

Tigers enjoy success in both the field of competition and the classroom.

RIT Hockey Team in Action

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RIT Hockey Fans


Season and single-game tickets for men’s and women’s hockey are available at RIT’s box office

Latest News

  • October 7, 2019

    'Graphic reads: Director of RIT Athletics Communications Tim Volkmann'

    Tim Volkmann named director of RIT Athletics Communications

    Tim Volkmann, a 22-year veteran of intercollegiate athletics, has been named director of RIT Athletics Communications. Volkmann will be responsible for developing the promotional strategy for 24 Tiger sports, as well as administering the day-to-day operations of the Athletics Communications office.

  • September 26, 2019

    'Exterior shot of Gene Polisseni Center.'

    RIT Men’s Hockey finds new home for TV, streaming broadcasts

    RIT Men’s Hockey fans will have new ways to watch games during the 2019-2020 season. The team’s 17 regular season home games will be aired live locally on WBGT my18 and all games hosted by Atlantic Hockey teams will be available to stream via

  • September 26, 2019

    'Hockey team lines up on the ice.'

    RIT Hockey Media Day previews upcoming season

    Live, from the Gene Polisseni Center, it’s RIT Hockey Media Day! RIT SportsZone is hosting the free, open event at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, in the arena. Tiger Hockey fans will get a preview of the season through featured interviews with men’s and women’s team coaches and players, as well as Lou Spiotti Jr., executive director of intercollegiate athletics at RIT.