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Youth (grades 4-12) can spend the summer on RIT's campus. Programs include robotics, cybersecurity and sports camps. 

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Number of youths served by RIT K-12 in 2019.


Annual state and federal grant funds received to support pre-college and workforce development programs.


Number of campers at the 2019 Camp Tiger summer day camp.


Number of middle and high school students served by RIT’s GEAR UP, STEP and LPP initiatives.

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Latest News

  • November 29, 2022

    Photo of Colin Vo next to the Tiger shrine on RIT's campus

    RIT student uses experience with AEOP to pursue career with the Department of Defense

    Through a series of opportunities as an apprentice with the Army Educational Outreach Program, Colin Vo, a third-year computer engineering student at Rochester Institute of Technology, is able to live out a dream he’s had since childhood. It allowed him to gain experience as a civilian working for the Department of Defense in a job that complements his field of study and provides a guaranteed full-time position after graduation.

  • November 16, 2022

    Grouo photo of STEP students who participated in Shadow Day at RIT

    Shadow Day offers students involved in STEP with experience on campus to learn more about college programs, provide networking opportunities

    Held on Nov. 11, Shadow Day welcomed 23 STEP students from various schools across Monroe County who registered to be part of the one-day, all-immersive experience that allowed them to visit classrooms on RIT’s campus, be paired with a student mentor, and learn more about college majors and programs that interest them in STEM – or STEAM – fields of study.

  • November 14, 2022

    Outreach specialists at conference in Puerto Rico to support AEOP

    Attending conferences part of learning how AEOP can fit into individual STEM journeys

    For staff of the Army Educational Outreach Program’s apprenticeships and fellowships, attending conferences is about being immersed in various communities to see how the program can support already-incredible STEM innovators and those aspiring to make a difference with the work they’re passionate about. The U.S. Army-funded program is based at the K-12 University Center at Rochester Institute of Technology.

  • November 4, 2022

    Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award logo provided by the Department of Defense

    K-12 University Center nominated for national award through the Secretary of Defense

    The K-12 University Center at Rochester Institute of Technology was nominated for the 2023 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award for supporting members of the armed forces who serve or who have served in the guard or reserve. According to the award website, it is the highest recognition given by the U.S. government to employers.