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The RIT Graduate School acts as a central hub, enhancing the academic journey for graduate students by cultivating a diverse scholarly community and offering robust professional development programs. This supportive environment, backed by dedicated faculty and staff, empowers students to excel in their research, scholarship, and creative endeavors.

Graduate Student Orientation 

Events Include Campus Resource Fair, Career Bootcamp, and a Kickoff Reception
August  18–22, 2024 

Congratulations on being accepted into an RIT graduate program! We are excited to welcome you to our dynamic community of scholars and innovators. As you begin this new academic journey, we’re here to support you every step of the way. Dive into orientation activities to get acquainted with campus resources and meet fellow graduate students. Embrace this opportunity to explore, learn, and grow in a diverse and excellent environment. 

View the full list of Graduate School Orientation events here.

Student Community

Along with graduate students, various groups including faculty, staff, and alumni make up our graduate community.

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The RIT Graduate School Pulse Newsletter is a digest that provides information on upcoming events, news highlights, helpful resources, and updates during active spring and fall semesters.

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Graduate Student Toolkit

This resource page has been created to assist graduate students by providing a host of relevant information in one place. The toolkit will help guide you through your academic career at RIT.

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