Visitors to Campus

All guests are expected to comply with applicable laws, regulations, and guidelines relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Failure to comply with applicable laws, regulations, guidelines, and/or the RIT Safety Plan will result in the removal of visitors, contractors, and temporary employees until such time as assurances can be provided that compliance has been achieved. The RIT individual sponsoring the visit is responsible for informing their visitor of the provisions of the RIT Safety Plan and for ensuring compliance with the Safety Plan.

Move-in

Two guests are allowed to assist in the drop-off zones and moving into the building. More information on move-in procedures, including selecting appointment times, is available on the RIT Housing website.

Visitors

All visitors to campus must stop at the RIT Welcome Center before circulating on campus. The RIT individual sponsoring the visit is responsible for informing their visitor of the provisions of the RIT Safety Plan and for ensuring compliance with the Safety Plan.

Admissions Visits

All individuals on campus to visit the Office of Admissions should go to the Bausch and Lomb Center for symptom monitoring and temperature checking.

Daily Health Screen

All visitors must complete the Daily Health Screen prior to coming on campus. The screen will provide users with instructions on how to proceed if they are experiencing symptoms or have been in contact with someone who has COVID-19. Failure to comply will result in the removal of visitors. Visitors should call 585-438-5254 to access the RIT Daily Health Screen.

Learn more about the Daily Health Screen

RIT Housing Guidelines

Guests are not permitted in on-campus housing prior to confirmation from RIT that a housing complex may be opened to guests. When permitted, guests must abide by the requirements of RIT’s Safety Plan. Any guests in the room/apartment must be agreed upon by room/suitemates or the visit must happen in a common area (e.g., lounge) of the residence hall, or in a private bedroom (one-person bedroom).

Personal aides, nurses, care givers, or any other reasonable accommodations provided to students with disabilities are not considered to be guests.

RIT will monitor compliance and infection rates, this guidance may be modified as a result.

Vendors and Contractors

All contractors and temporary employees (those hired through a temporary employment agency) are expected to comply with applicable laws, regulations, and guidelines relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Learn more about visit requirements

Frequently Asked Questions

No visitors are allowed to enter RIT housing. Students requiring assistance moving in or out of RIT housing should email residencelife@rit.edu

All visitors to campus must complete the Daily Health Screen and stop at the RIT Welcome Center before circulating on campus. If they are on campus for more than ½ day or more than once a month, or if they are meeting with multiple people or departments, they must have a COVID-19 test within 14 days prior to their first visit and provide evidence of a negative result to the RIT individual sponsoring the visit.

At this time, off-campus guests are not permitted in on-campus housing.

No guests to campus residences are permitted other than those who live in your apartment or on your floor. Personal aides, nurses, caregivers, or any other reasonable accommodations provided to students with disabilities are not considered guests.