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Disability Leadership Scholars program aims to educate and empower

Eight first-year Rochester Institute of Technology students have been selected to become the university’s first Disability Leadership Scholars to advocate and to educate about disabilities.

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Mental Health Screening Day

Counseling and Psychological Services is offering free and confidential mental health screenings and brief consultations with professional counselors on Thursday, January 26 in Fireside Lounge. Check in on your mental health. 

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The Disability Services Office is dedicated to facilitating equitable access to the full RIT experience for students with disabilities. We value disability as diversity and work in collaboration with campus partners to foster a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive campus community.

For more information regarding accessibility and COVID-19, visit our COVID-19 Accessibility FAQs. Information on RIT's response to COVID-19 is available on the RIT Ready website.

RIT Ready Website

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For Students

Any RIT student with a permanent or temporary disability can register and request accommodations. Learn more and explore resources.
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For Faculty

Learn more about facilitating accommodations for your students, requesting a workshop or training, and more.

TigerChat App

Masks can make it hard for everyone to communicate.
Now you can use TigerChat to converse with another person or group using automatic speech recognition (ASR) technology and typing. RIT Wellness service providers are equipped and ready to use the TigerChat App to help eliminate communication barriers with the RIT Community.

Learn more about TigerChat

MyDSO Portal

The MyDSO portal allows for easy, centralized access to accessibility and accommodation information for students registered with the Disability Services Office and the faculty who support them.
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MyDSO Portal Instructions

Prospective students considering RIT who have not yet been admitted, or admitted students who do not have an RIT email account yet, can request information about Disability Services.

Confidentiality

The Disability Services Office recognizes students’ right to confidentiality regarding disability-related information. Maintaining confidentiality is crucial to fulfill our legal obligations and to create an environment where students feel respected, protected, and able to practice self-determination.

Learn more about Confidentiality