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Rochester Institute of Technology
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Rochester Institute of Technology
Bausch & Lomb Center
60 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, New York 14623-5604
Phone: (585) 475-6631
E-mail: [email protected]
Winter 2014/2015
Dear Open House Registrant:
We have received your registration for our Transfer Student Open House and we are looking forward to your visit on
Friday, January 16, 2015.
Thank you for using our electronic confirmation. Enclosed you will find a campus map, tentative schedule, visitor
parking permit, and directions to RIT. When you arrive on campus, please display your parking permit on the dashboard
of your vehicle and follow the signs to Parking Lot D. Check-In will be held from 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. in the Student
Alumni Union (SAU on your campus map). A light continental breakfast will be served during Check-In and
Admissions representatives will be on hand to help you plan your day. The Opening Session will be held in Ingle
Auditorium in the Student Alumni Union (SAU) starting at 9:00 a.m.
Academic department meetings will follow the Opening Session from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. If you would like to
have lunch while on campus, we recommend Gracie’s Dining Hall in Grace Watson Hall (GWH on your campus map).
Gracie’s is an all-you-can eat facility with lunch available for $8.50 per person. Afternoon activities include a financial
aid presentation, campus and residence hall tours, RIT apartment tours, and the opportunity to meet individually with an
Admissions representative. A full schedule of the day’s events will be provided at Check-In.
If you bring a portfolio with you on January 16th, you will have the opportunity to have it reviewed during the morning
academic meeting from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Representatives from The Schools of Art, Design, American Crafts,
and Photography will be on hand to conduct the portfolio reviews. Please note that portfolios are not required for the
Schools of Media Sciences or Film & Animation.
Students attending the Transfer Open House are also welcome to participate in our Instant Application Review from
12 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the Undergraduate Admissions Office. Interested students will be able to discuss admissibility to
their program of interest and receive an estimate of merit scholarship funding. In order to participate, we will need a
completed RIT application, including sealed official college transcripts and an approved portfolio evaluation (Art,
Design, Crafts, and Photography applicants only). We will be unable to provide this service for students applying to
ASL-English Interpretation, Film & Animation, Game Design & Development, New Media Interactive Development,
Mechanical, Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, and the Physician Assistant
program due to the limited space available in these programs.
Please contact the Admissions Office if you need any assistance planning your visit. We hope you enjoy your day!
Marian Nicoletti
Director of Transfer Admissions
Transfer Open House – Tentative Schedule
8 am
9 am
10 am
11 am
12 pm
1 pm
2 pm
Check-in/Continental Breakfast (8:30-9:00)
Opening Session (9:00-9:50)
Academic Meetings (10:00-12:00)
Lunch (12:00-1:00)
Admissions Interviews (12:00-3:00)
Instant Application Review (12:00-3:00)
Campus Tours (12:00-3:00)
RIT Apartment Tours (12:30 & 2:00)
Residence Hall Tour (1:00-1:45)
Tours of the College of Imaging Arts & Sciences (1:00-1:40)
Financial Aid Presentation (2:00-2:50)
Undergraduate Admissions staff will be available from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Student-Alumni Union Lobby (SAU).
Co-op & Career Services, Housing Operations, Residence Life, Air Force ROTC, and Army ROTC representatives will be available
from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Student-Alumni Union Lobby (SAU).
A Shuttle Bus will be available from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., between the Student Alumni Union (SAU),
Institute Hall (INS) , and Grace Watson Hall (GWH).
*See reverse for event details and locations.
3 pm
Transfer Open House – Tentative Schedule
Check-in/Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
You’re invited to enjoy refreshments and some lite fare.
At that time, you may also sign up for an optional
individual interview with an Admissions Counselor.
Student Alumni Union (SAU) Lobby
Admissions Interviews (Optional)
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Admissions Counselors will be available for students
with Admissions questions.
Bausch & Lomb Center (BLC) - Undergraduate
Admissions Office
Opening Session & Admissions Presentation
9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
The Director of Transfer Admissions will discuss what
RIT has to offer transfer students. We will also cover the
application process and discuss what we look for and
how we make our admissions decisions. Dismissal for
Academic Meetings will take place after the presentation.
Student Alumni Union (SAU) Ingle Auditorium
Instant Application Review (Optional)
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Interested students will be able to discuss admissibility to
their program of interest and receive an estimate of merit
scholarship funding. In order to participate you will need
to complete an RIT application, have sealed official
college transcripts with you and an approved portfolio
evaluation (Art, Design, Crafts, and Photography
applicants only). Students who have already filed an
admissions application or have sent official transcripts to
RIT are also welcome to participate in Instant
Application Review.
Academic Meetings
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Representatives from the academic departments will
discuss curriculum requirements, our state-of-the-art
facilities, and answer questions about course recommendations and transfer credit evaluations.
You will be escorted to your meeting from Ingle
If you bring a portfolio: You will have an opportunity to
have it reviewed during this time period by
representatives from the Schools of Art, Design,
American Crafts, and Photography.
Please note: Portfolios are not required for the School of
Media Sciences or Film & Animation. Please also note:
The Schools of American Crafts, Art, and Media Sciences will conduct a tour of their facilities during this time
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Select from several dining options on campus. You can
take a shuttle bus to Grace Watson Hall (GWH) to enjoy
Gracie’s, an all-you-can eat dining hall on the residential
side of campus ($8.50 per person) or you can enjoy the
Student-Alumni Union Cafeteria in the Student Alumni
Union (SAU). Other dining locations are available too!
Please note: We will be unable to provide this service for
students applying to ASL-English Interpretation, Film &
Animation, Mechanical, Biomedical & Chemical
Engineering, Game Design & Development, Diagnostic
Medical Sonography and the Physician Assistant
program, due to the limited space available in these
competitive areas.
Bausch & Lomb Center (BLC) - Undergraduate
Admissions Office
Campus Tours
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
A 1-1/4 hour walking tour of the academic side of
campus. Tours depart approximately every 20 minutes.
Student Alumni Union (SAU) - Lobby
RIT Apartment Tours
12:30 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. Please arrive promptly!
A shuttle bus will drive visitors through several RIT oncampus apartment complexes and the off-campus RIT
Inn and Conference Center.
You will have the
opportunity to tour the RIT Inn & Conference Center.
Tours departs from Student Alumni Union (SAU) Lobby
Residence Hall Tour
1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Please arrive promptly!
A 45-minute walking tour of our residence halls will
include a visit to a dorm room and information on our
tunnel system, campus safety, meal plans, and services
Grace Watson Hall (GWH) - Lobby
Tours of the College of Imaging Arts & Sciences
1:00 p.m. - 1:40 p.m. Please arrive promptly!
You will have an opportunity to tour the academic
facilities of the following schools:
School of Design: Location TBD
School of Photography: Location TBD
Financial Aid Presentation
2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
Families will learn about the scholarship and financial aid
programs available at RIT. Staff from Financial Aid and
Scholarships will “de-mystify” the application process.
Time will be allotted for questions.
Student Alumni Union (SAU) - Ingle Auditorium
Admissions Staff will be available from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00
p.m. in the Student Alumni Union Lobby (SAU).
Please stop by if you have any questions!
Air Force ROTC, Army ROTC, Housing, Residence Life,
and Co-op & Career Services representatives will be available
from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Student Alumni Union
Lobby (SAU).
Barnes & Noble @ RIT
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Transfer Open House
Parking in Lots D
Student Alumni Union:
Check-In, Opening Session,
Campus Tours & Financial
Aid Presentation
Bausch & Lomb Center:
Admissions Interviews &
Instant Application Review
Grace Watson Hall:
Gracie’s Dining Hall &
Residence Hall Tours
Shuttle Bus Stops
11:00 a.m.—3:30 p.m.
In case of a campus emergency, you can reach RIT Public Safety at (585) 475-3333.
CSI-Center for Student Innovation
AUG-August Center
Counseling Center, Student Conduct, Student
Health Center
EAS-George Eastman Hall
Center for Multidisciplinary Studies
College of Applied Science & Tech (UCST):
International Hospitality & Service Innovation
College of Liberal Arts (UCLA):
Dept of Communication, Criminal Justice,
Economics, Modern Languages & Cultures, Psychology, Sociology & Anthropology
University Studies Department
Office of the President, Academic Affairs,
Academic Senate Office, Commission for
Promoting Pluralism, Controller’s Office,
Development, Finance & Administration,
Human Resources, Institutional Research,
Office of the Provost, Registrar
BLC-Bausch & Lomb Center
Undergraduate Admissions, Part-time
Enrollment Services, Cooperative Education &
Career Services, Office of Financial Aid &
Scholarships, Office of Vice President for
Enrollment Management & Career Services,
Graduate Enrollment Service
BOO-James E. Booth Hall
College of Imaging Arts & Sciences
School of Art, School of Design, School
for American Crafts
Webb Auditorium, Bevier Gallery
ENG-Engineering Hall
Kate Gleason College of Engineering
Microelectronic Engineering
BRN-Brown Hall
University News Services, University
CAR-Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging
College of Science (UCOS):
Imaging Science, Astronomy, Physics
CBT-Center of Bioscience Education & Technology
College of Health Science & Technology
Biomedical Science, Diagnostic Medical
Sonography (Ultrasound), Nutrition Management, Physician Assistant, Premedical
CLK-George H. Clark Gymnasium
Intercollegiate Athletics
COL-Color Science Hall
College of Science (UCOS): Color Science
CPC-Campus Center
Campus Life, New Student Orientation, Association for Commuter Engagement, Student Government, Reporter, Women & Gender Center,
Higher Education Opportunity Program
(HEOP), Student Support Services (TRiO)
Alumni Relations, Crossroads Café & Market
CSD-Student Development Center
Dining Hall (The Commons)
ENT-Engineering Technology Hall
College of Applied Science & Technology
Civil, Computer, Electrical Engineering
Technology, Environmental Sustainability, Packaging Science
FMS-Facilities Management
GAN-Frank E. Gannett Hall
College of Imaging Arts & Sciences (UIAS):
School of Film & Animation, School of
Photographic Arts & Sciences, School of
Media Sciences
SPAS Photo Gallery
Information Technology Services & Help
GLE-James E. Gleason Hall
Kate Gleason College of Engineering
Computer, Electrical, Industrial,
Mechanical, Microelectronic &
Engineering Exploration
College of Computing & Information
LOW-Max Lowenthal Hall
Sciences (UCIS):
College of Business (USCB):
Computer Science, Computing Security,
Accounting, Finance, International
Information Sciences & Technologies, InBusiness, Management, Management
teractive Games & Media, Software EngiInformation Systems, Marketing, New
Media Marketing
Control ATL DELi
MON-Monroe Hall
GOR-Gordon Field House & Activities
Academic Support Center, Artesano Bakery &
Café, Bytes on the Run, Digital Den, English
Fitness, recreation and aquatics center
Language Center, Year One
GOS-Thomas Gosnell Hall
College of Science (UCOS):
Life Sciences, Chemistry & Materials
Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Science
Van Peursen Auditorium
ORN-Orange Hall
K-12, Office of Academic Enhancement
(Honors Program), Parent Liaison
REB-Red Barn
Interactive Adventures Programs, Climbing
GVP-Global Village Plaza
Salsarita’s, Global Grille, Oishii Sushi, The
Market, Shop One, Study Abroad, Credit Union
RIA-Frank Ritter Arena
GWH-Grace Watson Hall
Campus Safety, Housing Operations, Gracie’s
Dining Hall, Beanz Coffee Shop
ROS-Lewis P. Ross Hall
College of Applied Science & Technology
Deans Office, Army & Air Force ROTC
HAC-Hale Andrews Student Life Center
Gordon Administration & Activity Wing,
Physical Education & Recreation, Spinney
HLC-Hugh L. Carey Hall
Center for Quality & Applied Statistics
INS– Institute Hall
Kate Gleason College of Engineering
Biomedical & Chemical Engineering
SAN-Sands Family Studio
SAU-Student Alumni Union
University Studies
1829 Room, Ben & Jerry's, Brick City Café,
Center for Student Transition & Support, Dining
Services, Fireside Lounge, Ingle Aud., Multicultural Center for Academic Success, International
Student Services, Ombudsman, RITZ Sports
Zone, Staff Council, Student Affairs
SLA-Louise Slaughter Hall– CIMS
Packaging Science
LAC-Laboratory for Applied Computing
LBJ-Lyndon Baines Johnson Hall
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Technical, Humanities, Social Sciences
NTID Administration, NTID Admissions
Office, Panara Theatre, Research
Programs, Dyer Arts Center
SMT-Schmitt Interfaith Center
Center for Religious Life
SUS– Golisano Institute of Sustainability
USC-University Services Center
Development Office, Government & Community Relations, Legal Affairs, Student Financial
Services, Student Employment
UNI-University Gallery
GOL-Golisano Hall
College of Applied Science & Technology
Electrical/Mechanical, Manufacturing
Engineering Technology, Packing
LBR-Liberal Arts Hall
College of Liberal Arts (UCLA):
VIG-Vignelli Center for Design Studies
English, Philosophy, Fine Arts, Political
Science, Public Policy, History, LA Exploration
WAL-Wallace Library
Archives & Special Collections, Cary
Collection, Educational Technology Center,
Java Wally's Café, Online Learning, University Writing Commons
WEL-Welcome Center
Student Residences
CMA-Colony Manor Apartments
GVC-Global Village Way C
GVD-Global Village Way D
PGA-Perkins Green Apartments
RKA-Riverknoll Apartments
UCS-University Commons Suites
Racquet Club (not shown, on East River
Residence Halls
BHA-BHD Frances Baker Hall
CGH Carlton Gibson Hall
CHA-CHG Eugene Colby Hall
FHA-FHD Helen Fish Hall
KGH Kate Gleason Hall (Residence Life)
MEH Mark Ellingson Hall
NRH Nathaniel Rochester Hall (Post Office,
Corner Store)
PTH Peter Peterson Hall
RHA Residence Hall A
RHB Residence Hall B
RHC Residence Hall C
RHD-Residence Hall D
Margaret’s House: Early Childhood
SHH Sol Heumann Hall
(Sol’s Convenience Store)
Greek Housing
GHA-Greek House A: Phi Kappa Tau
GHB-Greek House B: Delta Phi Epsilon
GHC-Greek House C: Alpha Epsilon Pi
GHD-Greek House D: Phi Kappa Psi
GHE-Greek House E: Alpha Xi Delta
GHF-Greek House F: Triangle
College Legend:
Applied Science & Technology (CAST)
Business (COB)
- Dining Facility
Rochester Institute of Technology
Undergraduate Admissions
Parking Lots: D
Valid in any General Space.
Not valid in: Reserved, Handicapped,
Short-term 20-minute, or
Administration Spaces.
Date Valid:
Friday, January 16, 2015
Rochester Institute of Technology
Directions & Nearby Hotel Accommodations
The RIT campus is located in Rochester, New York. The third largest city in New York State, Rochester is on Lake Ontario,
about midway between Niagara Falls and Syracuse and within easy driving distance to Toronto.
The Rochester area is serviced by Greyhound and Trailways bus companies as well as the Amtrak train line. The Greater
Rochester International Airport is home to most major airlines, including USAir, United, Delta, American, JetBlue, AirTran
and others. Taxis are available at the airport, train and bus stations. RIT is also a stop on Route 24 of the Regional Transit
Service, the area's mass transit bus system. RIT's main campus is five miles from both the airport and the NY State
Thruway (Interstate 90).
Directions to RIT:
From the Airport: Turn right onto Brooks Ave., then a quick right onto I-390 South. From 390, take the next exit
(Scottsville Rd.) and turn right at the end of the ramp. Drive for approximately three miles, then turn left onto Jefferson Rd.
(Route 252). Proceed east a short distance to campus (on the right). Then follow signs for Open House parking in Lots D
and G.
From the NYS Thruway: Take Exit 46 and proceed North on I-390 to Exit 13 (Hylan Dr.). Take a left onto Hylan Dr. and
continue north to Jefferson Rd. (Route 252), then take a left at the Jefferson Rd. intersection. You will travel approximately
½ mile, passing South Town Plaza. Immediately after passing the Radisson Hotel, turn left onto Lowenthal Rd. Follow
Lowenthal Rd. to the end and take a right onto Andrews Memorial Dr. Follow signs for Open House parking
Nearby Accommodations:
Accessible within 10 minutes of RIT’s campus:
Best Western
Comfort Suites
Country Inn & Suites by Carlson
Courtyard by Marriott
Days Inn
DoubleTree by Hilton
Extended Stay America
Fairfield Inn by Marriott
Hampton Inn & Suites
Holiday Inn
Homewood Suites
Home2 Suites by Hilton
La Quinta Inn & Suites
Microtel Inn
Radisson Inn (on campus)
Red Roof Inn
Residence Inn
RIT Inn and Conference Center
Super 8 Motel
940 Jefferson Rd.
2085 Hylan Drive
4635 West Henrietta Rd. (Rte. 15)
33 Corporate Woods
4853 West Henrietta Rd. (Rte. 15)
1111 Jefferson Rd. (Rte. 252)
700 Commons Way
4695 West Henrietta Rd. (Rte. 15)
280 Clay Road
800 Jefferson Rd. (Rte. 252)
2095 Hylan Drive
999 Jefferson Rd, Rochester
717 East Henrietta Road
905 Lehigh Station Rd. (Rte. 253)
175 Jefferson Rd. (Rte. 252)
4820 West Henrietta Rd. (Rte. 15)
1300 Jefferson Rd. (Rte. 252)
5257 West Henrietta Rd. (Rte. 15)
1000 Lehigh Station Rd.
Accessible within 15 minutes of RIT’s campus (Airport Area):
Fairfield Inn by Marriott
1200 Brooks Ave.
Holiday Inn – Airport
911 Brooks Ave.
Quality Inn Rochester Airport
1273 Chili Ave.
Staybridge Suites
1000 Genesee Street
Downtown Rochester accessible within 15 minutes:
Hyatt Regency
Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside
Strathallan (DoubleTree by Hilton)
125 East Main Street
120 East Main Street
550 East Avenue
Other Rochester area hotels accessible within 20-30 minutes:
Brookwood Inn
800 Pittsford-Victor Rd.
Woodcliff Hotel & Spa
199 Woodcliff Dr.
*When making a reservation, mention your visit to RIT since selected hotels offer special rates to RIT visitors.