As you prepare for your arrival on campus, familiarize yourself with important RIT resources and safety protocols. Learn more about emergency information at RIT Public Safety provides a wide variety of security services and prevention programs to the campus community. It is important to familiarize yourself with the resources available to help you stay safe at RIT.
Eating on Campus
There are a number of RIT Dining locations, meal plans, payment types, and other resources and tools to help you easily adjust to eating on campus.
Parking and Transportation Services provides a shuttle service with scheduled stops around the RIT campus, housing, and select adjacent apartment complexes. Track your bus and receive real-time updates using the free TransLoc app. View the shuttle schedule
In addition, the Off-Campus Express shuttle route connects you to the RTS routes servicing Henrietta and the Rochester area. Bus services schedule
For information about parking registration and permits, visit rit.edu/parking.
There are a number of area hotels that are accessible within 10-15 minutes of the RIT campus. To make accommodations with an area hotel, review our comprehensive list to assist you as you prepare for your arrival to RIT.
The RIT campus is about six miles from downtown Rochester—just minutes away if you want to explore and enjoy the city’s entertainment, cultural, and employment opportunities. Rochester is large enough to provide the dining and night life opportunities you might expect in a bigger city, yet small and friendly enough to be inviting and accessible.