Transfer Orientation

Welcome Tigers

Transfer Student Orientation is Monday, August 15th beginning with check-in from 8 a.m.- 9 a.m. The program will include time with your college/program, lunch and activities with other transfer students, opportunity to attend our annual resource fair and other programs going on that afternoon. Students must register in advance for Transfer Orientation to attend.

Transfer Student Schedule

  • Transfer Check-In: 8 a.m.- 9 a.m. 
    • Check into orientation, receive your new RIT Tiger’s T-shirt, and begin your transfer orientation experience!
  • Transfer Student Welcome and Overview: 9 a.m.- 9:30 a.m.
    • Transfer students are an important part of our community. By attending this session, you’ll meet the members of our Orientation team, receive an overview of the schedule, and then be dismissed to your new college/program.
  • Academic Programming: 9:30 a.m.- 12 p.m.
    • Transfer orientation was created to help you get ready for the start of your time at RIT. We want to start your day off with the most important part of the program - preparing you to begin your classes at RIT. You’ll have the opportunity to meet faculty and staff from your college to help to get you ready for the semester.
  • Transfer Student Lunch and Activities: 12 p.m.- 2 p.m.
    • Join us for a buffet lunch as well as some games/activities to help you meet other new transfer students.
  • Informational Programs: 2 p.m.- 5 p.m.
    • Learn more about the RIT community by visiting various informational sessions and attend our annual Resource Fair to learn about all that RIT has to support you!

Please register for Transfer Orientation. Registration closes on Aug. 10.

We cannot wait to meet you and welcome you to our RIT Tiger family!