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Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, NY
Campus Life and Facilities

RIT Says...

RIT's 1,300-acre campus is located in the suburbs, about six miles from downtown Rochester, NY. More than 6,800 diverse, creative, ambitious students live on campus in residence halls or apartments, and the self-contained, suburban location gives the campus a safe, residential atmosphere. RIT also... More More

RIT Students Say...

Dull moments are a rare occurrence at RIT. Although undergrads here must slog through “hours upon hours of homework,” they also to manage to carve out time to kick back and have fun. And fortunately, “there is a large enough pool of students to find any interest, from a powerlifting team and... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

60 Lomb Memorial Drive

Rochester, NY 14623-5604

United States

Phone: 585-475-5502

Fax: 585-475-7424

Website

Student Housing

All Undergraduates Living on Campus:
55%
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:
Yes

Housing Options

Coed dorms Special housing for disabled student Special housing for international students Fraternity/sorority housing Apartments for married students Apartments for single students Theme Housing

Other Housing Options:

Special interest floors for selected majors/ groups. Men's floors Women's floors

Student Activities

GREEK LIFE: % OF STUDENT BODY WHO...

Student Activities

Academic Groups Chamber Orchestra Fraternities Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups Improv comedy International Student Groups Literary Magazine Minority Student Groups Political Discussion Groups Radio Station Religious Groups Singing Groups Social Services Group Sororities Speakers Forum Student Film Society Student Union Team Managers Theater Program
Registered Student Organizations
205
Number of Honor Societies
9
Number of Social Sororities
10
Number of Religious Organizations
5

Sports

Athletic Division :Division III Men's Sports Team Name :Tigers Women's Sports Team Name :Tigers Team Mascot :Ritchie the Tiger
# of sports for women, varsity
14
# of sports for men, varsity
14

Women's Athletics List, Varsity

Basketball Cheerleading CrewRowing CrossCountry Diving IceHockey Lacrosse Soccer Softball Swimming Tennis TrackFieldOutdoor TrackFieldIndoor Volleyball

Men's Athletics list, Varsity

Baseball Basketball Cheerleading CrewRowing CrossCountry Diving IceHockey Lacrosse Soccer Swimming Tennis TrackFieldOutdoor TrackFieldIndoor Wrestling

Student Services

Other Services
DayCare
Health
WomensCenter
LGBT Support Groups
Yes
Description
http://campuslife.rit.edu/GLBT/
Minority Support Groups
Yes
Description
www.rit.edu/northstar

Technology On Campus / Facilities

Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes Email and Web Access Available: Yes % of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100% Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 141 Average Number of PC's per Lab: 16.00 Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes Fee for Network Use: No Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes Student Web Pages Provided: Yes Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes Online Class Registration Available: Yes Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No Undergraduates that Own Computers: 95% Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes Description: Faculty and student offers on Dell, Gateway, IBM and Mac Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes Special Facilities: Art galleries, microelectronic engineering center, RIT Inn and Conference Center, observatory, student-managed restaurant, packaging testing facility, media resource center, Sunday 2000 printing press, Center for manufacturing studies, two OC3 connections to Internet and Internet2, laser optics laboratory, an observatory, an animal care facility, more than 100 color and black-and-white photography darkrooms, electronic prepress and publishing equipment, ceramic kilns, glass furnaces, a blacksmithing area, and computer graphics and robotic labs
ROTC
Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Navy ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: University of Rochester
Air Force ROTC Offered:On-Campus
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Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    79
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    84
  • Green Rating:
    96
  • Campus Environment:
    City
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    95%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    55%
  • # of Organizations:
    205
  • # of Honor Societies:
    9
  • # of Social Sororities:
    10
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    19
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    5