The Division of Diversity and Inclusion offers a number of access programs and services for high school and other students interested in attending RIT.
Destler/Johnson Rochester City Scholars
The Destler/Johnson Rochester City Scholars program covers full tuition for qualifying Rochester City School District and approved charter school graduates who are admitted as freshmen (or first-year) full time students at RIT.
The New York State Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) provides academic support and economic assistance to historically disadvantaged students who otherwise would be excluded from pursuing higher education at a private New York State college or university.
The MOSAIC Center is an inclusive community space where students, faculty, and staff can organize, engage and listen as a community through facilitated cross cultural learning. It is more than just a home away from home, but a truly unique and transformative space on campus.
The Future Stewards Program (FSP) is committed to nurturing the overall success of its Indigenous Scholars (Native American, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and First Nations) by providing academic support, professional development, and cultural opportunities.
Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) at RIT is open to eligible military service members interested in enrolling in college, certificate programs or trade school. VUB helps veterans navigate the process needed to successfully enroll and then complete their educational goals.