• June 25, 2013

    Print Hub Changes

    Many of you are familiar with the RIT Global Village Print Hub from your late night print jobs. So when the below image was posted on the door of the Print Hub this summer, there were concerns. It seemed as if the Print Hub was permanently moving all the way to Building 99. Photo from RIT Reddit Turns out, the Print Hub is only moving to [...]
  • June 20, 2013

    What you should do in Case of a Bomb Threat

    Bomb threats should always be taken seriously and the proper authorities notified. If you are the person to identify the threat, it can be a scary and nerve-wreaking situation. Below is list of different types of bomb threat situations and how you should handle each one. Telephone threat: Keep the caller on the telephone as long as possible to [...]
  • June 18, 2013

    Room with a View

    Every summer, RIT Housing Operations partners with surrounding companies to create the perfect, decked out residence hall room. Five special rooms in Baker Hall get a complete makeover, demonstrating all of the products that can be purchased to make a dorm room feel more at home. This year companies include Bed, Bath and Beyond, Barnes & Noble [...]
  • June 12, 2013

    Evacuation Notices and Emergency Signals

    There may be times where the evacuation of a building is necessary, but do you really know what all the different flashing lights, sounds and combinations mean? Here is a list of the notifications you could receive when an emergency evacuation is necessary: The sounding of an alarm RIT Alert notification (text, e-mail, instant message) Alertus [...]
  • June 11, 2013

    Beat the Heat

    Summer is here and with it comes the uncommon hot weather in Rochester! While we’ve spent most of the year wanting the snow to leave, we have to admit that sometimes hot weather can be very annoying too. If you’re staying on the RIT campus this summer, here are a few recommendations to beat the heat.1. Get some ice cream at Ben & Jerry’s [...]
  • June 5, 2013

    RIT Ambulance

    When there is an emergency on campus that requires professional medical services, the RIT Ambulance will be one of the first responders to the incident. The RIT Ambulance (RITA) is a unique part of the RIT community because it is student run Emergency Medical Service (EMS) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week apart from when the Institute is closed [...]
  • June 4, 2013

    It’s Summer at RIT, What can I do?

    Summer is now in full swing and it’s time to make the most of it! The Behind the Bricks team came up with a few ideas for fun ways to spend the summer at RIT. Bianca—Free Concerts at Park Point Love concerts? How about free concerts? Park Point will be kicking off its annual Summer Concert Series beginning on Friday, June 7th. There will be [...]
  • May 29, 2013

    Utility Failure: Power Outage

    Every so often, either due to a severe weather conditions or a faulty cord, a power outage can occur. Thankfully, RIT has many back-up generators to help keep the power on. However, it is important to remember the phone numbers to contact and how to handle the situation. It is also good to always have a couple of flashlights and extra [...]
  • May 28, 2013

    RIT on location at the Wegmans LPGA Championship

    Next week elite professional female golfers from around the world will come to Rochester to compete in the Wegmans LPGA Championship at the Locust Hill County Club in Pittsford, NY from June 3-9. RIT will join the festivities by bringing a part of the Imagine RIT festival to the Tech Center tent near the 18th hole. RIT has been participating [...]