Benefits of RIT Housing

RIT Housing provides the best living environment for students who are in pursuit of successful college experiences where they can develop friendships, be inspired to work on creative projects, and engage in new experiences.

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Home of thinkers, makers, doers

RIT Housing is a supportive, and inclusive environment for living and learning.

Benefits of RIT Housing

  • On-campus convenience that ensures a memorable and connected living experience.
  • 9-month housing contracts that coincide with the academic year
  • Students leaving for co-op and study abroad can easily end their housing contract with no fee - No subletting required
  • Varying types of housing that offer a wide range of competitive rent rates; everything from single - to multiple occupancy housing with furnished and unfurnished options
  • Rent includes all costs - No hidden fees or limits on data usage or utilities
  • High-speed wireless Internet
  • Students select their own roommate(s) and assign themselves to the housing of their choice
  • Free laundry facilities and specialty rooms such as study rooms, lounges, and media rooms
  • Free shuttle service to all of our housing, around campus, and to local shopping and entertainment centers.
  • Safe and secure environment with card swipe access, RIT Public Safety patrols, and on-site RIT Residence Life community staff
  • Variety of special interest and lifestyle communities
  • Easy online services via the myLife portal for students to submit housing contracts, maintenance requests and more