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New Student Orientation is a series of events, activities, and opportunities developed to assist students and their families in transitioning to life at RIT. We offer:

  • New Student Orientation; a six-day program in August prior to the start of Fall semester courses. 
  • Spring Orientation; a one day event in January to get to know RIT and other new students prior to starting Spring semester courses. 


Move-In Days 

  • First-Year Students | Tuesday, August 20, 2019  
  • Transfer Students | Tuesday, August 20, 2019
  • International Students | Sunday, August 18, 2019
  • NTID's Summer Vestibule Program | Sunday, August 11, 2019 


Orientation Program Schedules


Fall semester classes will begin on Monday, August 26, 2019.



Campus Center, Building 3, Suite 1610


Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST

Mailing Address

New Student Orientation, Rochester Institute of Technology 127 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY, 14623-5608