Buy a Brick

Leave a Lasting Memory and
Support RIT Scholarships

Did you know that the RIT campus has more than 15,710,693 bricks? Join the over 1,500 alumni, students, parents and friends who have claimed their own piece of RIT through our Buy A Brick program.

You can make your mark at RIT today with the purchase of a brick that can be engraved to commemorate your time at RIT, your Greek or Athletic affinity, your graduate, and much more. Direct your gift to one of 20 scholarship and student life funds, helping current and future students while you become a part of RIT’s history. Your brick will be placed on Philanthropy Way – a visible symbol of how RIT donors are paving the way to the future, one brick at a time.


Give a gift of $200

4" x 8"

(3 lines, 15 characters per line)

Buy a Brick Online

Download a customizable Buy A Brick Certificate to present to your Tiger

Please note: The deadline to order bricks that will be installed by
commencement is Sunday, March 15, 2020.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where are the bricks placed?

Your brick will be placed on Philanthropy Way, located between the Saunders College and Gleason Circle.

When will my brick be installed?

Bricks are ordered in batches and installed twice a year. Bricks that are ordered by the appropriate deadline will be installed before Commencement and Brick City Homecoming each year.

How will my engraving appear on my brick?

All bricks are engraved using capital letters and will otherwise appear exactly how they are indicated on your order form.

Can I use special characters in my inscription?

Yes, the engraver has a limited selection of special characters that can be engraved on bricks including Greek letters, tiger paw, heart, smiley face and more. Each special character counts as one space on each line of inscription. For more options, please contact us

Can we purchase multiple bricks to be placed next to each other?

Yes, but you are still limited to the number of lines of text with 15 characters per line on each brick. Please contact us if interested.

Want your brick placed at the Lobozzo Alumni House?

You can through the Lobozzo Alumni House brick form.

For more information, please call Donor Relations at 585-475-5500 or 1-800-477-0376, or email