Visitors to Campus

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

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.

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Visitors

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.

The RIT individual sponsoring the visit is responsible for informing their visitor of the provisions of the Safety Plan, for ensuring compliance with the Safety Plan, and retaining evidence of negative testing.

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, including parents helping with move in, should call 585-438-5254 to access the RIT Daily Health Screen.

Learn more about the Daily Health Screen

RIT Housing Guidelines

Students residing in RIT housing may host one guest in their living space. The guest must be an RIT student and a resident of the same residence hall or apartment community. Physical distancing, mask-wearing, and maximum occupancy requirements shall be maintained throughout the guest visit.

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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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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.

Students residing in RIT housing may host one guest in their living space. The guest must be an RIT student and a resident of the same residence hall or apartment community.

  • No more than one guest per resident at any time.
  • Physical distancing and maximum occupancy requirements should be maintained throughout the guest visit.
  • Any guests in the room/apartment must be agreed upon by room/suitemates or the visit must happen in a common area of the residence hall, or in a one-person bedroom.
  • Personal aides, nurses, caregivers, or any other reasonable accommodations provided to students with disabilities are not considered guests.