Welcome, students!

Mary Karol Matchett

Welcome, students!

As the assistant vice president for student & academic services, I would like to give our students the warmest welcome! The faculty and staff from my department are committed to working with all deaf and hard-of-hearing students at RIT/NTID. My door is always open to offer assistance, so feel free to stop by and chat.

S&AS Departments and Programs

Career Exploration Studies

Career Exploration Studies offers you the opportunity to do an intensive career search while you develop a better understanding of yourself through career and personal counseling and the sampling of various majors.

First-Year Experiences

FYE assists first-year students with transitioning to RIT/NTID and building a foundation for success in academic programs.

NTID Counseling & Academic Advising Services

CAAS is a team of counselors and academic advisors who provide personal counseling, career counseling, academic advising and consultation to all RIT deaf and hard-of-hearing students.

NTID Financial Aid and Scholarships

NTID’s Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships assists RIT/NTID students and their families in identifying sources of financial aid to help meet the cost of a quality education.

RIT Counseling & Psychological Services

CPS provides free, confidential and personalized services to meet the mental health needs of currently enrolled, undergraduate and graduate deaf, hard-of- hearing and hearing students.

Student Conduct

SBCT coordinates the resources of RIT to address inappropriate, disruptive or harmful student behavior in order to recommend collaborative and purposeful (and non-punitive) interventions aimed at helping students achieve success. 

Student Life Team

SLT challenges and educates all deaf and hard-of-hearing students, providing resources and support for their successful transition throughout college and after graduation.

Substance and Alcohol Intervention Services for the Deaf

SAISD provides alcohol, tobacco and other drug information/referral, prevention/education, intervention, cross-disability professional consultation and training and support to treatment services for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.

Summer Vestibule Program

SVP is a required two-week orientation program designed to assist deaf and hard-of-hearing students who are accepted into programs in the College of NTID with their transition to college.

Title IX Deputy Coordinator

RIT/NTID is committed to investigate complaints of sexual discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault and other sexual misconduct, and to ensure that appropriate action is taken to stop the behavior, prevent its recurrence and remedy its effects.