Campus Life

A place where you belong


RIT is a place where something amazing is always right around the corner. There is a world of possibilities out there and Campus Life is here to help you connect with new opportunities. Through inclusive programs, services, and unique environments, you will have the chance to meet fellow Tigers, get involved in the RIT community, and explore the Rochester community. Join us in exploring a world of possibilities!

New Student Orientation

New Tigers - Save the dates for Fall 2022 Orientation - Aug. 14-21, 2022.

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FallFest 

FallFest features a variety of activities to get involved in both on- and off-campus. For a full list of events and activities, go to rit.edu/FallFest.

Get Involved

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Campus Life Recognized Clubs

Student clubs and organizations are always onto something amazing. With over 300 active student organizations in Campus Life, there are endless opportunities to connect with a community at RIT. Whether you’re a first year student or in your last academic semester, it’s never too late to join a community of students who share your same passion.  

Find your community

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Fraternity & Sorority Life

RIT is home to numerous diverse inter/national social fraternities and sororities focused on academics, leadership, service, and improving the overall collegiate experience for all students.

Connect with Fraternity & Sorority Life

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Representative Student Organizations

A Representative Student Organization (RSO) is a student organization which operates in a governance or representative capacity or provides a significant service to the student body at RIT.

Learn more about Representative Student Organizations 

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Service Student Organizations

Service Student Organizations provide significant services to the RIT student community. Students can engage with these organizations by attending their events and activities, utilizing the services they provide, or by seeking a student leadership position.


Join a club or organization

Share your passion with those around you, join a club today!


Start a club

If you have a new idea for a club, Campus Life can support you in making it happen. 

Programs and Services

Q Center

Whether you are a current student, former student, faculty or staff member, or a member of the community – the Q Center is committed to bringing you into a campus community that is safe and equitable. The Q Center brings the LGBTQ+ community together through events and gatherings in our dedicated space, and we function as a resource center for the entire RIT community. 

Visit the Q Center

Women and Gender

Women and Gender services are available to all students regardless of gender. The Women and Gender team provides educational programming about relevant issues impacting women and gender minorities, both in the RIT community and the global society, and provides direct service to RIT students.

Learn more about Women and Gender

Spirituality and Religious Life

Spirituality and Religious Life at RIT cultivates engaged and vibrant religious, secular, and spirituality communities on campus that explore deep questions of purpose, meaning, and value. Through our diverse communities of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Judaism, Muslim, Paganism, and Secularism, RIT celebrates all forms of spiritual belonging. 

Learn about the resources, interfaith programs, and the different communities and traditions we have on and off campus

Off-Campus and Commuter Services

The off-campus and commuter community is large and vibrant. Through Off-Campus and Commuter Services, you will have the opportunity to meet other commuter students and engage in events that help you get connected to important resources available to you at RIT. There’s even a dedicated space on campus just for you! Learn more about what’s available for off-campus and commuter students. 

Connect with Off-Campus and Commuter Services

Tech Crew

Tech Crew is a professional production service organization that provides our campus with sound reinforcement, lighting design, power distribution, staging and rigging for major campus events. Tech Crew hires over 60 student employees that are part of making the magic happen behind the scenes.

Learn more about Tech Crew services

Vending

The Center for Campus Life hosts local and RIT affiliated vendors throughout the academic year in addition to annual Vending Sales each semester. Vending at RIT is a great opportunity to sell products and services to potentially thousands of students, faculty and staff members. Vendors are permitted to sell either inside the lobby or outside of the Student Alumni Union. 

Learn more about Vending services

Event Services

The Center for Campus Life is here to assist and support student club and organization leaders in hosting safe and successful student events. Events and programming support and enhance RIT’s mission and goals by expanding student engagement, increasing RIT spirit, and fostering a sense of campus community. Connect with the Event Services team to learn more about the event planning process, policies/procedures and more.

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Student Leadership and Employment Opportunities

Campus Life is a dynamic place to work and engage for student leaders and student employees. We support and provide a diverse and inclusive environment to work in that fosters engagement and connection to the RIT community. 
For more information visit Career Connect