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Audiologists will use sophisticated software such as Noahlink to adjust your hearing aid’s programming during your hearing aid evaluation.RIT/NTID offers a wide range of services for students to support your academic goals and personal interests, including:

Access Services

The Department of Access Services provides interpreting, notetaking, and real-time captioning (C-print) services to the RIT community so that all members can enjoy full access to communication.

Access services enable more than 650 deaf and hard-of-hearing RIT students to register and fully participate in roughly 23,000 credit hours annually in more than 200 highly competitive academic programs. Deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing students alike use access services to communicate with each other in a variety of extra-curricular activities associated with student clubs and organizations, entertainment and sports events, and RIT programs and services.

Counseling Services

NTID counselors provide personal, social, career and academic counseling services to all deaf and hard-of-hearing students at RIT. Every RIT/NTID student has a counselor assigned to work with them. Learn more on the Counseling & Academic Advising Services department website.

Communication Studies & Services

The Communication Studies and Services Department (CSS) provides a broad range of support and opportunity for deaf and hard-of-hearing students who want to expand communication skills that will serve them—both during and after college—in educational, professional, community, and other settings.

Co-ops and Careers

If you are seeking a co-op or a job after graduation, the NTID Center on Employment can help. The center's employment specialists are in touch with what is happening in the current employment market and have contact with employers who are interested in hiring deaf and hard-of-hearing students and graduates. Visit the office at LBJ-2808 or contact your employment advisor for the most recent job listings and information.

The RIT Office of Cooperative Education and Career Services provides job search advice, job listings, orientations and seminars about career and job search topics and a resource library for RIT students and alumni. The office's reference service makes letters of recommendation available to potential employers at your request.

Room Reservations

Students may be able to reserve certain classrooms and meeting rooms for their organizations. Please fill out your request online. If you have further questions, contact Joanne Helmick by email.

Student Employment

The RIT Student Employment Office administers all aspects of on-campus student employment and implements policies and procedures regarding students working on campus. The office also lists off-campus jobs you can check out if you are seeking part-time or summer jobs.

Tutoring Services

The Academic Support Center (ASC) is devoted to providing academic assistance for RIT students as well as support for RIT faculty and staff. Each quarter, workshops, classes, and labs provide instruction in reading, writing, mathematics and study skills.