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.

Latest Updates

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.

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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!

Admissions Overview Session for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students
Sept. 27, Oct. 14, Oct. 25, Nov. 15, Dec. 2, 2020
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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Student Panel Session for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students
Oct. 4, Oct. 18, Nov. 8, Dec. 6, 2020
Meet current students and see what they say about our inclusive community and the undergraduate experience.
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Navigating the College Choice Process for Parents of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students
Nov. 18, 2020
Learn more about RIT and what makes it the best fit for deaf and hard-of-hearing students’ college success. Parents of current RIT/NTID students will discuss their students’ experiences at RIT, and answer questions.
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American Sign Language-English Interpretation Program Overview Session
Sept. 30, Oct. 21, Dec. 16, 2020

Get an overview of our ASL-English interpretation program and learn about an exciting career in sign language interpreting.
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Financial Aid Information Session for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students
Oct. 7, Nov. 4, 2020

Learn about reduced tuition, tips on navigating financial aid forms, and more.
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Q&A Information Session with Admissions Director
Dec. 13, 2020
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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Financial Aid Information Session for Sign Language Interpreting Students
Oct. 28, 2020

Learn about reduced tuition, tips on navigating financial aid forms, and more.
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Vocational Rehabilitation
Dec. 9, 2020

Get an overview of VR, and learn how VR can help deaf and hard-of-hearing students plan and finance a college education.
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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.  


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National Technical Institute for the Deaf
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Rochester, NY 14623

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