Incoming Graduate Transfer

RIT Housing offers tailored solutions to fit incoming graduate and transfer students' unique needs. Housing options include single to multiple occupancy housing, residence halls, Greek housing, and apartment and suite-style options over a wide range of rates. Laundry, utilities, and all functional amenities are included. RIT housing contracts coincide with the academic year and students leaving for co-op, research, or study abroad can rest assured that they can end their housing contract with no fee or subletting needed. 

With free transportation shuttles, secure card swipe access, RIT Public Safety patrols, and a close partnership with the Center for Residence Life, RIT Housing is the perfect choice for a secure, supportive, and inclusive living and learning environment for all RIT Tigers.

How to Apply

Our team is dedicated to supporting you during your time at RIT. We provide housing options with versatile terms and conditions that meet your unique needs. Returning, transfer and graduate students are assigned to RIT housing on a space available basis and contract completion date. 

Selecting your housing has never been easier with myLife, our online portal that enables you to complete all of your housing business, from submitting housing contracts and searching and selecting your roommates to requesting preferred housing and submitting maintenance requests.

  • Graduate and Transfer students are assigned to RIT housing on a space-available basis. Placement in RIT housing is not guaranteed.
  • Housing contracts for spring semester 2021 will become available in late October.
  • This contract will be for spring semester only. If you require housing for the 2021 - 2022 academic year, you will also need to submit a 2021-2022 full academic year contract which is available in early January.
  • Assignments for spring semester are made in late December / early January.
  • When you are assigned, you will receive an email with instructions on how to view your assignment details, roommate information, and spring arrival guide instructions.
  • Visit the myLife portal to complete your RIT Housing contract.
  • Applications for summer housing are accepted starting in March.
  • Visit the myLife portal to complete your RIT Housing contract.
  • Graduate and Transfer students are assigned to RIT housing on a space-available basis. Placement in RIT housing is not guaranteed. 
  • Housing contracts for the 2021 - 2022 academic year will become available in early January.
  • Once your tuition deposit is paid or waived, you will have access to the 2021-2022 RIT Housing contract. 
  • Visit the myLife portal to complete your RIT Housing contract.

To complete a Housing and/or Dining contract, follow these instructions:

  • Visit the myLife portal
  • Log in with your RIT computer account username and password
  • Click on the Housing & Dining Applications icon.
  • Select academic year that applies to you
  • You are now ready to begin filling out your RIT housing contract
  • Complete each section of the application

Housing Options

Residence Halls

RA supported halls that offer a mix of Special Interest Housing & Lifestyle Floors

Global Village

Suite living that embraces campus life in an RA supported environment

University Commons

All-inclusive living spaces with room to gather with friends

Riverknoll

One of the best values on campus where students infuse their style into their living space

Perkins Green

A close-knit community with greenspace for gathering outdoors with friends

Greek Circle

A Greek community that houses six of RIT’s fraternities and sororities

RIT Inn

An amenity-rich living experience, ideal for those with independent lifestyles

Rates

2020 - 2021 Academic Year

- Residence Halls
Room Size
Per Semester, Per Person
Per 2 Semester, Per Person
Per Summer, Per Day
Multiple Occupancy
$4,070
$8,140
N/A
Single Occupancy
$4,682
$9,364
$35
Large Single
$4,959
$9,918
N/A
Single with Bathroom
$5,133
$10,266
N/A
Double as Single
$5,133
$10,266
$35
- Global Village
Room Size
Per Semester, Per Person
Per 2 Semester, Per Person
Per Summer, Per Day
Single with Kitchen
$5,332
$10,664
N/A
Single without kitchen
$5,117
$10,234
N/A
Double with kitchen
$4,776
$9,552
N/A
Double without kitchen
$4,540
$9,080
N/A
Studio
$5,762
$11,524
N/A
- University Commons
Room Size
Per Semester, Per Person
Per 2 Semester, Per Person
Per Summer, Per Day
Room
$5,109
$10,218
$36
- Riverknoll
Room Size
Per Semester, Per Person
Per 2 Semester, Per Person
Per Summer, Per Day
1 Bedroom
$5,642
$11,284
$26
2 bedroom townhouse (single)
$2,527
$5,054
$24
2 bedroom townhouse (double)
$2,393
$4,786
$24
3 bedroom townhouse (single)
$2,264
$4,528
$24
3 bedroom townhouse (double)
$1,907
$3,814
$24
- Perkins Green
Room Size
Per Semester, Per Person
Per 2 Semester, Per Person
Per Summer, Per Day
1 bedroom (1)
$6,671
$13,342
$26
2 bedroom (4)
$2,579
$5,158
$24
- RIT Inn & Conference Center
Room Size
Per Semester, Per Person
Per 2 Semester, Per Person
Per Summer, Per Day
Double occupancy
$2,393
$4,786
N/A
Double as Single
$3,005
$6,010
N/A
- Greek Circle
Room Size
Per Semester, Per Person
Per 2 Semester, Per Person
Per Summer, Per Day
Room
$3,792
$7,584
N/A

Comparison Tool

With a vast amount of housing options and amenities, our comparison tool allows you to compare residences side by side and by features. Find the option that best suits you.

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