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RIT Spring Orientation 2020

Spring Orientation is a one-day event on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020 full of opportunities to connect with RIT campus resources, meet with your college, and meet other new students. 

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Fall Convocation for New Students and Families

August 21, 2019 @ 11 a.m. 
Introduces new students to academic life at RIT.  Speakers include President David C. Munson, Jr.; Provost Ellen Granberg, Senior Vice President for Student Affairs Sandra Johnson; Student Government President Anika Aftab; and keynote speaker, lecturer Jennifer Connelly, College of Science.
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First-Year Students

New Student Orientation is a series of events, activities, and opportunities developed to assist you in transitioning to life at RIT as a first year college student.  New Student Orientation is August 20th (move-in day) until August, 25th, 2019!

Transfer Program Options
Transfer Students

Transfer Students

Transfer students are part of a unique & diverse group and we are thrilled that they have chosen to continue their educational journey at RIT. This optional orientation helps students get involved and learn abou RIT’s resources.  Read More

International Students

International Students

International Student Services (ISS) serves international students who have a F-1 Visa status.  Move-in is Sunday, August 18th, 2019 and the ISS specific Orientation program is Monday, August 19th, 2019 before joining other new students coming to RIT for the 2019-2020 academic year!


Summer Vestibule Program (SVP)

SVP is NTID's Orientation Program, designed to assist Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing students accepted into the College of NTID.  SVP students within the College of NTID will move in on Sunday, August 11, 2019.  Contact Amy Stornello for questions.

More information for graduate students or parents and families can be found at

Graduate Students  Parents and Families