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Office of Diversity & Inclusion

The Office of Diversity & Inclusion oversees the daily operations and logistics of the division as well as the budgetary needs for various events and programs. In addition, the Office is committed to the development of diversity education and monitors the areas that target diverse populations across the university.

Center for Religious Life

All are welcome here! Each day individuals, communities, and congregations gather in the Center for Religious life to talk, studey, worship, pray, visit and share.

Diversity at RIT

President Destler's Statement of Commitment
Letter from Affirmative Action Officer
RIT's Affirmative Action Summary
Title IX, Title VI, and Section 504/Title II ADA
Training and Professional Development
RIT's Policy Pohibiting Harassment and Discrimination
RIT AALANA Faculty and Staff Association

Future Stewards Program

The Future Stewards Program was established as a result of RIT's commitment to increasing the success rate and number of Native scholars (Native American, Alaska Native, and First Nations) in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) along with other areas of need in Indian countr

Global Union

Global Union is the largest multicultural student organization at RIT. It promotes understanding of diversity and the development of a strong multicultural movement within our community. The Union encourages cooperation, interaction, and communication among all ethnic groups at RIT while providing leadership and support to all its affiliated organizations. 

Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP)

HEOP is committed to the recruitment and academic success of students who would otherwise be excluded from higher education due to academic and economic disadvantage.

International Student Services

International Studen Services assists individuals from more than 100 countries on immigration, cultural, academic and personal matters. 

McNair Scholars Program

The RIT Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program serves a diverse group of talented RIT second- and third-year students who are interested in pursuing post-baccalaureate education. The RIT McNair Scholars Program provides enriching scholastic experience that prepares eligible scholars for graduate education, with an emphasis on doctoral studies.

Multicultural Center for Academic Success (MCAS)

The Multicultural Center for Academic Success is a unit within the Office of the President and the Division of Academic Affairs. The Multicultural Center for Academic Success (MCAS) is committed to maximizing the academic potential and holistic development of students by creating an inclusive, student-centered environment. By keeping academics first and foremost, MCAS strives to become a nationally recognized model for academic excellence and student success.

Study Abroad

With over 400 programs in 50 countries, there is study abroad program for students of nearly every major.

Study Abroad - Environmental Science Program

RIT Environmental Science study abroad options range from semesters in Europe, Africa, Central America or the Caribbean, to unforgettable 10-day trips to Baja and the Galapagos.

Study Abroad - Native American Science and Technology Program

RIT’s Native American Science and Technology program is designed to help future stewards of Native American lands make sound management decisions using advanced technology tools in the service of traditional and contemporary tribal values.

The Center for Women & Gender

The Center for Women and Gender is committed to promoting a campus community that is safe, equitable, and respectful of all members, and is a resource for the entire RIT Community.

The Q Center

The purpose of the Q Center is to foster an educational environment in which all community members can be personally, academically, and professionally successful without regard to gender, racial/ethnic origins, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and socioeconomic status.