The deaf and hard-of-hearing community at RIT/NTID is highly diverse, and individuals on campus use a variety of communication methods. Students who wish to begin to learn basic American Sign Language skills to facilitate communication with those deaf and hard-of hearing students, faculty and staff who use sign language can do so through the New Signers Program.

NSP at RIT

For students interested in this option, the information for students accepted into NTID associate degree programs and/or SVP is slightly different than that for students accepted into bachelor’s degree programs in one of the other colleges of RIT. Please choose the link that represents the academic degree program to which you have been accepted.

Online Course

The online course for students accepted into NTID associate degree programs and/or SVP is the same for students accepted into bachelor’s degree programs in one of the other colleges of RIT. Learn more.