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Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival is a campus-wide event that showcases the creative and innovative spirit of RIT students, faculty, and staff.

Visitors of all ages experience the breadth and depth of RIT through interactive presentations, hands-on demonstrations, exhibitions, performing arts, and research projects set up throughout campus.



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Latest News

  • February 17, 2021

    Imagine RIT festival poster with a 3D tiger, and a portrait of the student who created the poster.

    2021 Imagine RIT winning poster selected

    An image showing a tiger emerging from an ocean of pandemic, climbing toward a ray of light, has been selected as this year’s poster for the Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival. The poster was designed by Luke Chen, a second-year new media design major.

  • February 4, 2021

    Imagine Festival logo

    Imagine RIT to be held virtually on May 1

    After careful consideration, it has been decided that this year’s Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival will be fully virtual for safety and planning purposes. The date remains set for May 1, 2021.

  • January 15, 2021

    two masked members of RIT Ambulance in front of an ambulance

    Answering the call during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Members of RIT Ambulance this academic year have continued to answer 911 calls on the RIT campus all while taking additional precautions to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. They responded to simple traumas, such as patients falling off a bike, falling out of bed, hitting their head or an allergic reaction. They also transported students to quarantine locations.

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2019 Imagine RIT Commercial

Imagine RIT banner hanging from the ceiling in the gym.

The Story Behind Imagine RIT

President’s Message

David Munson

Are you ready to experience your future? The Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival is the university’s signature event, a showcase that displays the ingenuity of students, faculty, and staff.

You will discover interactive presentations, exhibits, hands-on demonstrations, research projects, and live performances.

RIT Tigers are shaping the future and improving the world through creativity and innovation at the intersection of technology, the arts, and design. Let’s inspire the next generation of problem solvers by connecting young people to the wonders of science, technology, engineering, math, design, business, health sciences, the liberal arts, and the arts.

Are you ready to peel back the curtain on our campus? Join us for a day of discovery!

David Munson