Access Services

Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students

What makes RIT the best choice for deaf and hear-of-hearing engineering students? The School of Individualized Study, in collaboration with RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf, is committed to providing deaf and hard-of-hearing students with outstanding access and support services, such as interpreting services, note-taking, real-time captioning, and tutoring/advising. Learn more about the access and support services available to you.

Counseling Services

NTID counselors provide personal, social, career and academic counseling services to all deaf and hard-of-hearing students at RIT. Every RIT/NTID student has a counselor assigned to work with them. Learn more on the Counseling & Academic Advising Services department website.

Communication Studies & Services

The Communication Studies and Services Department (CSS) provides a broad range of support and opportunity for deaf and hard-of-hearing students who want to expand communication skills that will serve them—both during and after college—in educational, professional, community, and other settings.

Tutoring Services

The Academic Success Center (ASC) is devoted to providing academic assistance for RIT students as well as support for RIT faculty and staff. The ASC offers a number of programs and services that assist and empower students to achieve academic success including individual and group instruction, tutoring and content specific support in math & physics, peer to peer learning, and on-line content.