#NTIDSVP17 Instagram Challenge

August 13, 2017 – August 23, 2017

Welcome to campus! Help us capture the beginning of the academic year and show your RIT/NTID pride by snapping photos of your first two weeks on campus and entering them in our #NTIDSVP17 Instagram Challenge!

We'll be picking three winners who will receive RIT Barnes & Noble Gift Cards!pic of hand holding iphone camera

Submitting Your Entry:

Step 1 - Follow RITNTID on Instagram

Step 2 - Snap it

Get a great photo(s) during orientation.*
See below for ideas on how to document your experience!

Step 3 - Instagram it

Share your photo(s) on Instagram.* To enter your photo(s) in the challenge, use #NTIDSVP17 and mention #ritntid.

(Note: if your Instagram account is set to private, Instagram Direct the photo(s) to us, or email ritntidsocialmedia@rit.edu to be eligible.)

Photo Ideas:

  • Your dorm room
  • Your move-in day
  • Roommates selfie
  • Favorite place on campus
  • Your textbooks
  • Your meal in the dining hall
  • RIT/NTID attire
  • The RIT campus
  • Your professor/adviser
  • Your major
  • Something orange and brown
  • Your desk
  • Your RA
  • Your door decor
  • New friends
  • View from your dorm window
  • Photo with mom and dad

Happy Instagramming!


The contest is open to any member of the SVP ‘17 class. To be eligible to win a prize, all photos must be posted by August 23 at 11:59 pm EST. The three students who have the photos with the most likes, each will win a prize (one prize per student)! Ties will be broken by random drawing.

Winner Notification

Winners will be announced on August 24 by reposting the winning photo on RITNTID’s Instagram account. Winners must respond to Bryan Lloyd to claim their prize.

*When taking photos of individuals or groups of individuals, please make sure you obtain their permission to use that photo in this contest. By participating in this challenge and using the #NTIDSVP17, you also are granting RIT/NTID permission to share your photos on the college's website, official social media networks, and in print materials.