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September 24, 2016
October 10, 2016
November 12, 2016
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How can I find student employment at RIT?
On the Student Employment Office website, you can find job listings and other information on finding a job on or off campus.
Who leads RIT?
Dr. William W. Destler became president of Rochester Institute of Technology on July 1, 2007. He is the ninth president in the university's 182-year history. He was formerly senior vice president for academic affairs and provost of the University of Maryland at College Park. At RIT, Dr. Destler is responsible for one of the nation's leading career-oriented universities with 17,200 students from all 50 states and more than 100 foreign countries, 3,400 faculty and staff, an annual operating budget of more than $629 million, and an endowment of nearly $600 million. The university has one of the oldest and largest cooperative education programs in the country.
Will my health insurance be covered in New York State?
Generally speaking, your current health insurance MIGHT cover you during emergencies only. If you need to see a doctor for a check-up or to get prescription medicine, your insurance may NOT cover you. You must review your plan to see if you're covered. If you are not and you seek medical help, you may be charged the full price for any medical services and that can be quite expensive!
Please go to the RIT Student Health Center's website for insurance information. Medicare and/or Medicaid may not be accepted in New York so you need to check and see if it will be accepted in New York/Monroe County.
Also, prescription medicine information can also be found at the Student Health Center's website too.
Our admission process is a personal one. Each application is reviewed holistically for strength of academic preparation, performance on standardized tests, counselor recommendations and your personal career interests. We seek applicants from all geographical, social, cultural, economic and ethnic backgrounds.
Deaf and hard-of-hearing students are required to submit an audiogram to qualify for admission. Students must have a significant hearing loss, and demonstrate the ability to benefit from the models used at RIT/NTID designated specifically to provide access to academic programs for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
Ready to apply? Four ways to get started:
- You can request application materials and we'll send them to you via postal mail,
- complete the application online via the RIT admissions portal,
- apply using the Common Application, or
- download the application forms, print and mail them in.
Choose the application method that's best for you!
Come and visit
Once you see RIT/NTID's campus and meet our faculty, staff and students, you'll understand why so many students feel immediately at home and why alumni have fond memories of their time here. Come see for yourself!
Chat with us
Have questions? Chat live with an RIT/NTID admissions counselor and get your answers. Whether you inquiry is about a program, admission requirements, student life or financial options, our admissions counselors can assist you with your needs.
You can also give us a call at 585-475-6700 or 585-743-1366 (VP) or toll free in the U.S. and Canada at 1-866-644-6843, weekdays 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.