RIT Top 100

Ritchie  sitting on steps in Croatia
1

Study abroad at least once at one of our five global campuses.

Memorial Art Gallery at night in downtown Rochester
2

Attend College Night at the Memorial Art Gallery.

RIT Students in the corner crew cheering on the RIT hockey team
3

Join the Corner Crew and cheer on the RIT Hockey Teams.

Four people sitting in a circle practicing ASL
4

Learn more ASL by going to No Voice Zone.

RIT students taste testing wine as part of the Wines of the World course
5

Take one of the following classes: Wines of The World, Beers of The World, Food of the World.

A band playing at the Rochester Jazz Festival
7

Go to at least one of the many Rochester area festivals.

Two students making ice cream with liquid nitrogen for Imagine RIT attendees
8

Go to Imagine RIT, or even better – participate as an exhibitor or volunteer.

Three women playing rugby
9

Join an intramural sports team and become intramural champions.

Exterior shot of Jine's Restaurant on Park Ave
10

Eat at any of the amazing restaurants on Park Ave.

A skier coming off of a jump
11

Take advantage of all the free giveaways at FreezeFest – it’s an RIT tradition.

A band performing at SpringFest
12

Sing along to the artist performing at our annual SpringFest concert.

A 'Garbage Plate'
13

Rochester is known for the “garbage plate.” Stop by Nick Tahou Hots or dogTown to try one.

A group of RIT students playing humans vs zombies
14

Participate in Human vs. Zombies.

Scenic view of a waterfall at Letchworth State Park
15

Enjoy the beautiful views on a hike through Letchworth State Park.

An RIT student falling into the mud during Mud Tug
16

Get dirty for a good cause and participate in the annual Mud Tug event.

The graffitied walls of the abandoned subway tunnels in downtown Rochester
17

Check out the abandoned subway in downtown Rochester.

RIT students participating in a dance club
18

Join one of RIT’s 300+ clubs.

Bill Nye
19

See the Student Government Distinguished Speaker during Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend.

Chef cooking food over a burner
20

Try all the amazing visiting chefs that come to RIT dining locations each week.

An RIT student climbing one of the walls in the Red Barn
21

Climb at the Red Barn – RIT’s own indoor rock climbing facility.

A brick saying 'The Budds Met Here Fall 2004'
22

Buy a brick on campus before you graduate.

Scenic shot of the High Falls at night
23

Go check out the view at High Falls on a sunny day and eat at Genesee Brew House.

RIT Students participating in a hackathon
24

Participate in a hackathon.

Four people ice skating in the Frank Ritter Ice Arena
25

Go ice skating in the Frank Ritter Ice Arena.

Scenic view of the Niagara Falls
26

Take a trip to Niagara Falls, Canada, with your friends.

Scenic view of Genesee River
27

Spend a summer in Rochester.

Pulled pork, ribs, french fries, cornbread, and greens from Dinosaur BBQ
28

Decide for yourself which is better: Dinosaur BBQ or Sticky Lips.

RIT Tiger Den logo
29

Cheer on your favorite athletic team and attend a Tiger Den Event.

Student athlete on the high dive board
30

Jump off the high dive in the pool in the Gordon Field House.

Actors on stage at the Panara Theatre
31

See an NTID production at Panara Theatre.

Organizers lining up lanterns for the lighting the way ceremony
32

Attend the annual Lighting the Way welcome ceremony.

The pelt of Spirit the Bengal Tiger
33

Go see the pelt of Spirit, RIT’s one-time live Bengal Tiger mascot, in the RIT Archive Collections on the third floor of The Wallace Center.

Two people sitting on a bench
34

Use the whisper wall in Sol Heumann Quad.

The Pier at Ontario Beach Park
35

Walk on the pier at Ontario Beach Park in Charlotte.

A student participating in a kickboxing class
36

Take a wellness class in something you have never tried before – Nerfology? Billiards?

An Ice cream cone from Ben and Jerry's
37

Brave the cold and go to Ben and Jerry’s for discounted ice cream. The colder it is, the better the discount.

RIT students attending a CAB event
38

Attend at least one College Activities Board event each semester.

A sorority member at an event
39

Check out a sorority or a fraternity event on campus.

Turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, and cranberry sauce
40

Eat a “Turkey Day” lunch in the Brick City Cafe. It’s like Thanksgiving dinner.

Exterior shot of Jay's Diner
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RIT Student Government members
42

Apply for a student leadership position such as Student Government, Orientation, or Residence Life.

Students participating in a LAN party
43

Attend a L.A.N Party or join RIT Esports.

A participant in RIT's Tora-Con
44

Volunteer or participate in the annual spring anime event, Tora-Con.

A field of stars in the night sky
45

Star gaze from the roof deck on top of Frank E. Gannett Hall.

Multiple murals that have been painted in the tunnels of the dorms
46

Paint a mural in the tunnels of dorms.

Sunflowers
47

Go to Sunflower Festival at Wickham Farms.

Painting of a graveyard with bats flying at night
48

During Halloween, get spooked at the Haunted Hayrides of Greater Rochester.

Susan B. Anthony's Tombstone at Mt. Hope Cemetery
49

Go to Mt. Hope Cemetery and find Susan B. Anthony’s grave.

RIT students helping frame a house
50

Be a part of Service Week through the Center for Leadership & Civic Engagement.

Mural outside Ritchie's Game Room
51

Join your friends for a fun night at Ritchie’s Game Room.

Exterior shot of part of the Strong National Museum of Play
52

Be a kid again and visit the Strong National Museum of Play.

Interior view of Wegmans showing the produce stands
53

Find out what the hype is all about – go to Wegmans.

A balloon at Fringe Fest
54

Immerse yourself in the Rochester culture and attend the Rochester Fringe Festival.

RIT Students petting dogs
55

Be less stressed and pet dogs at Bow Wow Wellness.

Interior view of Artisan Works showing a hallway filled with paintings and photographs
56
Two people participating in Relay for Life
57

Participate in Relay for Life.

Interior view of the Blue Cross Arena with thousands of RIT fans cheering on the RIT Men's Hockey Team
58

Attend the RIT Men’s Hockey game at the Blue Cross Arena – played during Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend.

A calzone from Calios
59

Order Calios or D.P. Dough late at night.

An RIT grad sitting on the Tiger Statue
60

Ride the Tiger Statue.

An RIT student snowboarding at Bristol Mountain
61

Going skiing or snowboarding at Bristol Mountain.

Scenic view of a path in Highland Park
62

Go to Highland Park and see everything it has to offer.

Bubble Tea
63

Get Bubble Tea on campus.

Rolling red chairs in the Wallace Library
64

Take a study break and roll in the red chairs in the library.

RIT students outdoors participating in Alternative Spring Break
65

Participate in Alternative Spring Break.

A tiger in a zoo
66

Visit the Seneca Park Zoo.

Exterior view of the George Eastman Museum
67

Explore the Eastman Museum – home of George Eastman.

RIT student using a 3D printer
69

Print something 3D at The Construct.

The Coy Pond in Kodak Quad, outside of Booth Hall at RIT
70

Take a moment to relax and go to the Coy Pond by James E. Booth Hall.

Cars at a drive-in theatre watching a movie at night
71

Go see a new movie at the drive-in in Rochester.

People participating in a 5K
72

Run/walk any of the 5K’s on campus.

RIT students kayaking
73

Attend an off-campus event hosted by the College Activities Board.

RIT students attending a Gray Matter Discussion
74

Attend and participate in a Gray Matter Discussion.

An RIT student reciting their poem at a poetry slam
75

Enter a Poetry Slam.

An RIT student in a studio class
76

Take a studio class with the College of Art and Design.

A bin containing carrots and potatoes
77

Donate to the FoodShare on campus.

A tour boat on the Erie Canal
78

Take a boat tour or walk along the Erie Canal.

A group of RIT students in front of the Red Wings statue at Frontier Field
79

Go to a Rochester Red Wings, Rochester Amerks, and Rochester Knighthawks game to cheer on our local sports teams.

A cooler containing juice, milk, salads, and butter
80

Grab a late night snack at The Corner Store.

A bird of prey
81

Feed the birds at Bird Song Trail in Mendon Ponds Park and visit Wild Wings Inc.

An RIT student talking to an employer at a career fair
82

Attend the Career Fair.

People lined up outside of a food truck
83

Go to the Food Truck Rodeo at the Rochester Public Market.

An RIT student kayaking in the lazy river in the Judson/Hale Aquatics Center
84

Float in the current channel (lazy river) or enjoy the hot tub at the Judson/Hale Aquatics Center in the Gordon Field House.

Interior of Shop One showing students shopping
85

Purchase a gift for a friend at Shop One.

An RIT student riding a Pace bike
86

Explore Rochester on a Pace bike.

Two RIT students walking on a trail through the woods
87

Walk or jog on the on campus nature trails.

A Vermonster from Ben & Jerry's
88

Eat a Vermonster (with friends) at Ben & Jerry’s.

A mascot sandwich from RITz
89

Try a Mascot sandwich from the RITz.

Ritchie raking up leaves
90

Take a cultural or community service trip with Into the ROC.

Exterior view of movies 10
91

Catch a movie for $2 at Movies 10 on Tuesdays.

Used games section at Millennium Games
92

Go to Millennium Games and check out the used games section.

Asian food from an RIT Dining special event
93

Try foods from various cultures at one of the RIT Dining special events.

RIT students in line at Artesano Bakery and Café
94

Buy a cookie for a friend or a stranger at Artesano Bakery and Café.

RIT Students sitting on chairs and couches in Global Village
95

Enjoy the warm weather months by studying or eating lunch outside in Global Village.

An RIT hoodie, a notebook, and a couple of pens
96

Purchase RIT swag at Barnes & Noble.

A view of the Rochester skyline from the Genesee Riverway Trail
97

Go for a walk on the Genesee Riverway Trail.

A team of RIT students getting ready to project a pumpkin through the air via their machine
98

Watch pumpkins fly at the Pumpkin Chunkin’ event during Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend.

Members of the RIT Quidditch team during a match
99

Watch an RIT Quidditch match.

A family taking a picture on the RIT Tiger Statue
100

Take a photo with your friends or family on the RIT Tiger Statue.