Graduate Resources

Explore all the academic graduate resources to assist students listed below. Visit the Office of Student Services for additional resources for co-ops, tutoring, technical support, and more.

Graduate students have opportunities throughout their program to interact with faculty, staff and the dean of Saunders College during workshops, informal receptions and gatherings, and academic coursework. The Office of Student Services can help guide you toward success in your programs of study, research, or creative endeavors.

We look forward to helping you develop partnerships among our faculty and staff, the community and the private sector. Throughout the year, the Office of Graduate Studies sponsors workshops on career preparation, teaching and grant writing for students and faculty.

Meet with your Advisor

Meet with your graduate advisor to maximize your program. Set up a meeting to review your courses and electives, learn how to engage at RIT and contact University resources, including career counselors, library resources, on-campus employment, and more. 

Schedule a meeting today!

Graduate Advisors

Saunders recognizes the investment you have made in your education and yourself. That is why we have you covered every step of the way to graduation, with a team of dedicated professionals, to help you navigate through all the details. We guide you throughout your graduate business degree and coach you from application to degree completion.

Graduate Admissions Representative

Our admissions representatives are here to answer all your questions, facilitate your application process, and prepare you for orientation and the start of your graduate degree experience.

Academic Advisors

From orientation to graduation, you have dedicated academic advisors to help you navigate all the details. They will ensure you remain on schedule and on target to meet your program goals.

  • B.A. (Last names A-K) [BUSADM-MBA]
  • Business Analytics [BANA-MS] 
  • Technology Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship [TIME-MS] 
  • Global Supply Chain Management [GSCM-MS]
  • M.B.A. (Last mes L-Z) [BUSADM-MBA]
  • M.S. in Accounting and Analytics [ACCT-MS]
  • M.S. in Finance [FINC-MS]
  • M.S. in Hospitality and Tourism Management [HSPT-MS]
  • Accounting MBA [ACCT-MBA*]
  • M.S. in Computational Finance [COMPFINC-MS*]
  • M.S. in Human Resources Development [HRDE-MS*]
  • M.S. in Service Leadership and Innovation [SVCLED-MS*]

Co-op and Career Advisor

Graduate Fireside Chat

Saunders kicks off its "Graduate Fireside Chat" series, focusing on important conversations in an informal setting. 

Learn more about Navigating the Career Fair at noon on Friday, September 16.

Office of Graduate Education

RIT's Office of Graduate Education helps faculty and graduate students succeed in their programs of study, research and creative endeavors. By working with the Graduate Education Office, you can develop novel partnerships that will help serve you well within the community and the private sector. Throughout the year, the office sponsors workshops on career preparation, teaching and grant writing for students and faculty.

Visit the Office of Graduate Education for more information on upcoming events, and meet the Graduate Student Advisory Committee and additional resources. 

International Student Services

International Student Services provides a solid foundation for RIT's commitment to international education, assisting individuals from more than 100 countries. The office advises students, faculty, clubs and departments on immigration, cultural, academic and personal matters. Off-campus programs are often run with our colleagues at the RIT English Language Center as well as with Rochester Global Connections.

Reach out to your advisor if you have any questions.

Graduate Assistantships

RIT’s Division of Student Affairs offers a wide variety of Graduate Assistant opportunities each year. Explore the graduate assistantship positions available.

Secure Housing

There are several housing options for RIT students. Visit RIT Housing Operations to learn more about on-campus housing options, or check out the off-campus housing options online.

Accepted Students

Incoming Graduate Webinar Series 2021

The Incoming Graduate Student Webinar Series gives you an introduction to Saunders, the Leadership Fellows program, graduate housing options, co-op and career opportunities, and more!

See below for upcoming sessions and recordings from past sessions. If you have any questions, please email Assistant Director of Student Services and Outreach, Matthew Cornwell.

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

This session is an opportunity to get acquainted with Saunders faculty/staff, learn about Saunders state-of-the-art facilities, what to expect as a student, etc.

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Learn more about the Leadership Fellows Program at Saunders! Meet current fellows, mentors, and more, as you explore this great professional development opportunity.

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Jessica Mallon from RIT Housing joins us to explore the on-campus housing options for graduate students. Off-campus housing options will be discussed as well.

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Meet your Saunders co-op and career advisor, Julian Huenerfauth, who will provide all the information you need about co-op/career services at RIT/Saunders. We will be joined by a few Saunders alumni as well!

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Meet current students and alumni to learn more about their experiences in graduate school at Saunders and get all your questions answered!