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New RIT Service Center (RSC)
Contact the RIT Service Center at 585-475-5000 or with all questions related to Parking and Transportation as of October 14, 2020.

Visitor parking permits are available at the Welcome Center.  Please make sure the pass is visible on the dashboard of your vehicle. 

RIT members are responsible for informing their guests of the RIT parking rules and regulations. All visitor spaces located on campus require a permit/pass. Sponsors of RIT departmental functions are responsible for any citations or towing fees incurred by their guests. Participants of multi-day seminar, camp, or conferences, should contact the department organizing the event for parking arrangements and instructions.

If your vehicle is issued a parking citation, please follow the instructions on the citation and file your appeal as appropriate.


Residence Halls Guests

Daytime or overnight visitors of residence halls residents may park in Lots C and K. A visitor permit is required between the hours of 5 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. This permit is free and can be obtained from our Welcome Center at 7 a.m. or the Parking and Transportation office located in Grace Watson Hall. Visitors arriving after 5 p.m. on Friday and leaving campus before Monday morning at 5 a.m. are not required to have a visitor pass to park in these lots. It your vehicle is issued a parking citation, please follow the Appeals process.

Apartment Complex Guests

Parking at Perkins Green, University Commons, and Riverknoll/Greek Housing is reserved for residents only. Visitors are required to park in designated visitor spaces in each respective complex. A permit is not required. Visitors who park in spaces reserved for apartment residents are subject to being ticketed/towed at their own expense.  During evenings and weekends overflow parking for visitors is available as follows:

  • Perkins Apartments – K-Lot
  • Riverknoll/Greek Housing – overflow parking in GV lot (located north of Kimball Drive).

Seminar/Workshop Participants

Seminar, workshop and/or conference participants should contact the organizers of their events for parking arrangements. Organizers of seminars, workshops and conferences are responsible for making parking arrangements for participants and for informing participants of RIT parking rules. The Parking Office should be notified well in advance of the event. Contact Katie DelDuca, Special Events Manager to arrange parking accommodations for your guests.