American Sign Language and Interpreting Education

About the Department

Sign language interpreting is a fascinating, challenging and rapidly expanding field that offers an endless variety of opportunities and rich linguistic and cultural experiences. With more than 1,200 Deaf and hard-of-hearing students and 17,000 hearing students on campus, and more than 100 Deaf and hard-of-hearing faculty and staff members, RIT provides you with a unique environment and excellent opportunities to increase your knowledge of cultures and enhance your English, American Sign Language and interpreting skills.

Latest News

  • 5/11/2016
    Veronika Talbott holding award.

    Veronika Talbott, counselor and academic advisor in the NTID Department of American Sign Language and Interpreting Education, received the 2016 Provost Award for Excellence in Academic Advising. Developed and implemented by the University Advising Office and the RIT Advisors’ Council, this award recognizes exceptional academic advisors for their outstanding support of RIT students and their success.