Support, information, and helpful resources to help you navigate our organization and excel in your career at RIT’s College of Liberal Arts. You’ll find many of these resources within a shared Google drive that you can access anytime with your RIT login credentials.
Several of these resources are specific to the College of Liberal Arts, while others are resources that are available to the entire university.
College of Liberal Arts department chairs and program directors have access to the 07 Events Folder in the shared drive(login access required), which includes information on promotion, catering, and more.
If your event or activity involves minors (a person under the age of 18), then you must register it with the RIT Youth Protection Portal in compliance with RIT's Protection of Minors Policy, which ensures that program staff complete required screening and understand their responsibilities for youth protection. Screenings can take up to three weeks to complete. More information for program organizers >
Questions about College of Liberal Arts Events?
Contact Kerri Johnson, Events Manager, Dean's Office, College of Liberal Arts, 585-475-5484, email@example.com.
Marketing and Communications
Tips and tools (pdf document) for promoting your program, your students, and your work independently and in partnership with CLA and institutional marketing and communications. Plus, resources for sharing news and compelling stories that illustrate the distinct values of an RIT College of Liberal Arts education such as student, alumni, researcher, and faculty spotlights content forms and more.
RIT Newsmakers Form for sharing news about your, your students’, and our alumni accomplishments so it can be published on rit.edu and in the RIT News and Events newsletter that is sent campus-wide weekly.
If promotional items (e.g. swag) need to be produced for an event or for your department, determine your budget source, budget line number, quantity needed, deadline by which item(s) need to be produced and on campus for distribution.
Contact The Hub to learn more about the types of promotional items that are available, their costs, and how long they take to produce.
If you’d like to use a vendor that is not on the approved list list, direct your vendor to Jessica Hishman in Procurement for information on how to apply for a license. Vendors MUST be approved prior to doing work for the University.
Designs for imprinted items must adhere to RIT branding guidelines and are subject to the review and approval of University Marketing and Communications prior to production. The process of creating a design and obtaining approval to produce can take up to two to four weeks depending on the complexity of the project and the workload volume of the team members. Careful planning well in advance will help to ensure your promotional item is ready in time for your event.
If you have questions regarding producing and paying for promotional items, contact your immediate supervisor.
Directory photos are taken by the university Marketing and Communications Photography team on an ongoing basis. They maintain a portrait sitting schedule and periodically email RIT employees to invite them to sign up for their portraits by going to this scheduling site. Appointment slots fill up quickly and new slots are added and announced by email as needed.