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Your RIT story
doesn't end when you graduate.

When you're an RIT Tiger, you're a Tiger for life! There are dozens of ways for you to engage with current students, faculty, and staff, as well as connect with other alumni. Whether you're here on campus, at one of our dozens of events across the world each year, or in one of our online communities, your RIT story is our story, and you'll always have a home here.


ROAR Day (Raise Our Annual Responses) is RIT’s most philanthropic time of the year. It’s a day of giving that’s all about participation. The goal of the day is to inspire thousands of alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and friends to make a gift to the area of RIT they care about the most.

Save the date for ROAR Day 2023, September 28 at noon Eastern through September 29 at midnight Eastern. Go Tigers!<--/p> -->

Tigers Connect

Your alumni community offers connections for life. Whether you're a recent grad, or lifetime member, alumni all have something in common: a desire to connect and help each other. Unique job opportunities, career support, a chance to mentor or seek mentorship, and countless resources are all available to you here, in one place. Join your fellow alums on Tigers Connect and unlock the possibilities together!

Alumni Events

There are plenty of opportunities to connect with fellow Tigers: whether in person or virtually, or on campus or regionally. Discover new ways to explore professional development or learn what is new on RIT’s campus. Keep our Alumni Events page bookmarked and be sure to check back frequently or subscribe to our email newsletter.

Brick City Weekend

Mark your calendars for October 18-20, 2024 and come back on campus!

Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend is a longstanding RIT tradition of celebrating families, students, alumni, staff, and friends of the university with one spectacular weekend in early October. Watch a show, catch a game, and meet up with former classmates.

Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival

Imagine RIT is a special event that showcases the creative and innovative spirit of RIT students, faculty, and staff. We invite all alumni to join us and catch up on all the latest and greatest happening at RIT. Save the date for Imagine RIT on April 27, 2024.

RIT's Philanthropic Community

We recognize and celebrate the vibrant community of generous donors—alumni, parents, friends, faculty, staff, and students—who make annual, leadership, lifetime, and legacy gifts to the university. Donors like you understand the important role that philanthropy plays in our students' lives, and your investments allow the university to advance our mission and transform the future.

Follow our thriving Facebook community

News, stories, and photos, along with weekly trivia and "Throwback Thursday" images that will make you wish you were walking the Quarter Mile. Get all your RIT updates all in one place!

Join your fellow alumni in our LinkedIn group

From job postings to key university updates, connect with faculty, staff, alumni and friends of RIT across the years. Celebrate your successes and build your professional network!

Buy-a-Brick Archive

Welcome to RIT’s digital Buy-a-Brick archive! This platform is designed to serve as a virtual space where the names and messages engraved on bricks through the program’s retirement in 2022 will be permanently preserved. We extend our deepest gratitude to all donors who participated in this program. Your support played a pivotal role in shaping RIT's future, and we thank you for leaving a lasting legacy.

Update your information with us and join the thousands of other proud alumni who volunteer, attend alumni events, take advantage of alumni benefits, and continue to support the areas of RIT that mean the most to them. Forever Tigers!

For additional information, please contact us. Our team is available to provide further clarification and assistance, and can be reached by phone at 585-475-5500 or toll-free at 1-800-477-0376, or by email at We welcome the opportunity to answer any questions you may have and assist you in making a meaningful impact through your giving to RIT.