RIT’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is a strategic campus-wide initiative. We work collaboratively with academic and administrative units to provide a holistic range of services to enhance access and success for historically underrepresented students, faculty and staff. We ensure a welcoming inclusive and accessible environment for all.
We are pleased to share with you the ways in which RIT has been recognized nationally for our continued commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Military Friendly School
RIT is designated a Military Friendly® School for the 2022-2023 Military Friendly® Cycle. Survey categories include: Military Student Support & Retention, Culture and Commitment, Financial Aid & Loan Repayment, Academic Policies and Compliance, Graduation & Career Outcomes and Admission & Orientation.
Committed to Diversity
RIT listed among the “Top 200 Colleges for Indigenous Students” by Winds of Change Magazine.
RIT received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.
RIT was named a Diversity Champion by INSIGHT Into Diversity for its work campus wide in the efforts of diversity and inclusion.
RIT recognized by Minority Access, Inc. as an institution committed to diversity. The nonprofit organization identifies exemplary colleges and universities whose work serves as an example for other institutions.