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The RIT community is looking forward to celebrating
this special commencement event. 

The Class of 2021 will be honored on Friday, May 14 and Saturday, May 15. The Class of 2020 will be honored on Sunday, May 16.

Class of 2021   Class of 2020

Live Ceremonies

To view the live stream of each college ceremony, please return to this webpage on May 14, 15, and 16.

You will be able to watch your graduate cross the stage right here.

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Tiger Wisdom

RIT alumni offer advice and words of encouragement.

Got Questions?

RIT Tiger Statue

Places to Take Photos

Capture the excitement of graduation with fun photos

Highlights from the Class of 2020

  • May 7, 2021

    A woman stands on a stairwell.

    Home grown leader builds a people-oriented industrial engineering career

    Laura Discavage originally wanted to go to an out-of-state college, but RIT’s engineering program intrigued her. She learned about RIT while growing up from her mom, Maria Burgio ’87 (computer science). And after a conversation with a family friend about his work as an industrial engineer, she applied to RIT, and found the community she was seeking.

  • May 6, 2021

    environmental portrait of student Stephanie Liu.

    New media design graduate taking talents to Amazon Web Services

    While she’ll look back on the pandemic as a most challenging time, graduating new media design student Stephanie Liu also takes pride in knowing how well she rose to the occasion. At the culmination of her internship with Amazon Web Services, the Chicago native was offered a full-time position as a user experience (UX) designer, starting in July.

Commencement News

Social Media

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