Email at RIT

Email is a standard communication tool. It is also an ideal channel for phishing attempts.

Managing Your RIT Email

Visit the ITS Email Services page for RIT email account set-up and usage resources.

E-mail Signatures

RIT requires all communications relating to Institute academic or business purposes to be signed with an appropriate signature. This includes e-mails from both RIT and non-RIT accounts, as well as MyCourses and Message Center communications. For more information on the new requirements, visit our Signature Standard web page.

Confidential Information

When sending RIT Confidential information through email, the subject line of the email must state that the information is RIT Confidential, and must reference the subject. Use the example below for your reference:

Subject: RIT Confidential - Performance Review

[E-mail message body goes here]

CONFIDENTIALITY NOTE: The information transmitted, including attachments, is intended only for the person(s) or entity to which it is addressed and may contain confidential and/or privileged material. Any review, retransmission, dissemination or other use of, or taking of any action in reliance upon this information by persons or entities other than the intended recipient is prohibited. If you received this in error, please contact the sender and destroy any copies of this information.