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Imagine a place where there are endless opportunities to discover and explore. A place where you can make your dreams a reality. A place where merge your passion and your coursework or invent a new way to make an impact on the world.

Resilience at RIT

Everyone experiences setbacks and failures. Failing grades, poor decisions, feelings of loneliness, financial problems, and so on. Resilient students have the capacity to learn from and bounce back from problems and mistakes.

Read About Our Resilient Students


FreezeFest 2020 marks 11 years of frosty fun! Join us for our annual winter celebration Jan. 30-Feb. 2, 2020.

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Faces of RIT

Our Stories

  • February 11, 2020

    two people standing outside the planetarium.

    RIT international students waiting for a friendship volunteer

    Faculty and staff members at RIT are encouraged to volunteer with Rochester Global Connections, which pairs community members with international students to help them feel more welcome. There are 30 RIT international students currently in the program, but another seven are waiting for a pairing.

  • February 6, 2020

    two students high-fiving.

    RIT ranked a ‘Best Value College for 2020’

    RIT has been named among “Best Value Colleges for 2020” by The Princeton Review. The project analyzes 40 data points for more than 650 of the nation’s 4,000 colleges and universities. Only 200 made the final list.

  • February 5, 2020

    team of students on beach of Lake Ontario in winter.

    Student Spotlight: Greek life student plunges to help Special Olympics

    Freezin’ for a Reason. That’s the motto of Rochester’s Polar Plunge and now the adopted saying for third-year game design and development student Harry McCardell. He’s ready to represent his fraternity, Phi Sigma Kappa, as president and run into frozen Lake Ontario.