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The Celebration of the Class of 2020 is a virtual conferring of degrees. While not intended to replace a traditional commencement, this celebration recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of the Class of 2020.


Total degrees to be conferred


RIT’s campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai and Kosovo are expected to award degrees to more than 550 students


Projected number of doctoral degrees to be conferred during the 2019-2020 academic year

What's next for the class of 2020?

From jobs with Fortune 500 companies to prestigious graduate programs and service opportunities, these students have some amazing futures ahead!

RIT Tiger Statue

Tiger Wisdom

RIT alumni offer advice and words of
encouragement to the Class of 2020.

Got Questions?

Students using their phones

Get Social

Share your posts on social media and tag them with #RITGrad. We’ll post our favorites in the online ceremony.

Highlights from the Class of 2020

  • May 6, 2020

    student Peter Yeung.

    RIT graduate Peter Yeung found perfect fit within university’s deaf community

    Eight years ago, as a high school junior, Peter Yeung participated in NTID's Explore Your Future, a program that introduces deaf and hard-of-hearing high schoolers to career opportunities. Today, Yeung is an RIT/NTID graduate who has completed three degrees and has started his career as a user experience architect with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency in Springfield, Va.

  • May 4, 2020

    student and fiancee standing in front of exterior of E. Philip Saunders College of Business.

    Saunders graduate will use supply chain expertise in new position with Amazon

    RIT student John Fox credits his time in the U.S. Marine Corps for teaching him about accountability, focus, and dedication—all while developing his passion for logistics and supply chains. Fox, who is graduating with a bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, will begin his career in July as an area manager in Amazon’s Fulfillment Center in Rochester.