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RIT is a leader in groundbreaking sustainability research, teaching, and engagement. The RIT campus works as a living laboratory for sustainable technologies, practices, and philosophies within the built and natural environment.

Statistics

13k

Solar panels installed on campus

74%

Academic departments that offer sustainability-related courses

21

Charging stations on campus

8

Years RIT has been listed in Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges

35

Tons of material saved from the landfill through Goodbye, Goodbuy!

9k

Pounds of food donated to area meal centers and shelters by Recover Rochester in 2018

15

Student clubs involved with sustainability

180

Acres of protected wetlands on campus

Latest News

  • April 7, 2021

    Nabil Nasr and Iris Rivero.

    Engineering leaders honored as 2021 IISE Fellows

    The Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers has named Nabil Nasr, associate provost and founding director of RIT’s Golisano Institute of Sustainability, and Iris Rivero, head of RIT’s Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, as Fellows, an honor that recognizes outstanding leaders of the profession who have made significant, nationally recognized contributions to industrial and systems engineering.