With a rich history encompassing over 175 years, RIT invites students, parents, employers, and companies to learn more about our dynamic academic programs and our ever-changing campus.

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We are following COVID-19 moment-by-moment, acting in accordance with NY state guidelines, and using the best information possible (i.e. CDC, Rochester-based health agencies, location-specific information, etc.) to ensure the health and safety of our students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Learn more about how we are RIT Ready. If you have any questions, please contact us at 585-475-6700, toll free in the U.S. and Canada at 866-644-6843, by videophone at 585-743-1366, or by email at

Prospective Undergraduate Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students

While we continue to do our part to flatten the curve, you can still experience RIT. We will be offering limited small group on-campus tours. Virtual options provide information about admission, financial aid, student life, and academics from the comfort of home. See below for options and availability. Students who attend one of these visit opportunities before applying for admission will have their application fee waived.

Find out what amazing looks like.

Deep dive into academics, financial aid, co-op, student life, and more.

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Explore RIT/NTID Virtually

Experience the extraordinary that RIT/NTID offers.

Future On-Campus Events

  • Information Sessions
  • Interviews
  • Open Houses for Prospective and Admitted Students
  • Camps and Competitions for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students

Future Off-Campus Events

  • Hometown Information Sessions
  • School Visits
  • Camps and Competitions for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students

To help you get a better understanding of Rochester Institute of Technology, we invite you to join us for one or more of our live online webinar sessions. Come and learn why more than 1,100 hard-of-hearing and deaf students and more than 14,000 hearing undergraduates choose RIT, and why it can be a great fit for you!

Student Panel Session for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students
Feb. 17, March 3, April 21, 2021
Meet current students and see what they say about our inclusive community and the undergraduate experience.
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Admissions Overview Session for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students
Feb. 18, March 17, April 7, 2021
Get an in-depth look into our academic programs, campus life, reduced tuition for deaf and hard-of-hearing students, access and support services available, co-op program, and admissions requirements.
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Q&A Information Session with Admissions Director
Feb. 22, 2021
Parents of deaf and hard-of-hearing students can get answers to their questions regarding admissions requirements, academic programs, access and support services, scholarships, campus life, and more.
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NTID Performing Arts
Feb. 23, 2021
Have a love for dance, theater, music, and other performing arts? Explore performing arts at RIT/NTID, find out about our performing arts scholarships, and learn how students are always on to something wildly creative.
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Audiology and Speech/Language Services
Feb. 25, 2021
RIT/NTID in-house audiologists and speech pathologists will discuss on-campus services provided for deaf and hard-of-hearing students including audiology, speech-language, and cochlear implant services.
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College Success in the Time of COVID-19
April 11, 2021
Learn from RIT/NTID leadership how the college adapted to a constantly changing environment this past fall and successfully navigated instruction, access services, co-ops, student life, and more to provide a safe, high-quality, and rewarding education and campus experience for students.
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College search checklist and visit tips

The college search and application process can be a challenge, but you can stay organized using this helpful checklist app and visit tips. Download the free "College Checklist" app and visit tips PDF.
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Prospective Graduate Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students

Attend a virtual event!

We hold a variety of informational events on a regular basis including online webinars, group chats, information sessions and open houses.
See a full listing of our upcoming events.  


Rochester Institute of Technology
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
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Rochester, NY 14623

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