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2017 New Family Online Orientation

Welcome to RIT! Going to college is not only a big transition for incoming students, but also for the entire family. This online orientation will guide you as you become an RIT family. The information and tips on this page include what parents and students should do this summer in preparation for August, what to expect on move-in day, and how to provide ongoing support from home.

This Summer

  • Parent checklist
  • Student checklist
  • Prepare your student

Move-In Day

  • Be prepared
  • Supporting your student
  • Saying goodbye

Ongoing Support

  • Life on campus
  • Back at home