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Office of RIT Government and Community Relations serves as the University’s liaison with Federal, State and local government entities as well as community groups and organizations. We are responsible for coordinating RIT’s participation in community events, and manage special events that take place on the RIT campus.

Our mission is to implement a comprehensive program of government relations, community relations and special events to develop and maintain positive and effective relationships between the Institute and all levels of government and the community at large. These relationships result in funding and other types of support, and strengthen RIT’s visibility and image in the community.

Upcoming Events

30th Annual United Way Golf Tournament
2017 KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival
09/14/17 to 09/23/17

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An unplanned tour of campus during last year's Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend is the reason Daniel Tosti is a third-generation student at RIT. Daniel tagged along with this dad, Mike '86 (computer engineering), to Mike's 30th college reunion last year. Daniel, a high school senior at the time in Los...

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Growing up in the Philadelphia area, Andrew Athias was surrounded by a close group of his father's friends whom he considered aunts and uncles. It wasn't until he was older that he realized they weren't actually related. Their connection-RIT. "Practically everyone I met growing up who was an adult was an RIT...

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