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Welcome to Rochester

RIT’s campus occupies over 1,300 acres in Henrietta - a suburb of Rochester - and is close to theaters, parks, waterways, and bustling retail centers. In addition to the top-notch education RIT offers, you will find an exciting life outside the classroom through Rochester’s local attractions, sports, music, and the arts. Residents and guests can enjoy unlimited entertainment, recreation, and cultural opportunities. Our four-season climate is an ideal place to work and play, allowing for a variety of activities like hiking, biking, skiing, kayaking, boating, golfing, and camping.

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Orientation Newsletters

Over the summer, you'll receive a series of Orientation newsletters to your email with topics ranging from immunizations, getting your college ID, math placement exam, etc. You will no longer receive communications from Orientation after July 15 if you have not set up your RIT email account. Please be sure to set up your RIT email account prior to July 15 so you do not miss pertinent information

  1. June 13 Orientation Newsletter #1
  2. June 25 Orientation Newsletter #2
  3. July 9 Orientation Newsletter #3
  4. July 18 Orientation Newsletter #4