Wellness is a key component of student life at RIT.

Our multifaceted approach to student wellness encompasses all aspects of your personal well-being, including physical and emotional health. We are here to support you during your time at RIT, and prepare you for continued success and growth through our innovative and inclusive programs, services, and education.


Wellness Updates

Finals Prep

As you prepare for finals, check out the Academic Success Center's Study Tool Kit. We recommend the exam study plan and weekly to-do handouts to set yourself up for success over the next week.

Take me to the tool kit

Winter Break Guide

The university will be closed beginning at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021 and will re-open on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022. View the Winter Break Guide for information about campus programs, service schedules, dining location hours, travel information, and things to do in the area.

View the Winter Break Guide

TigerChat App

Masks can make it hard for everyone to communicate.
Now you can use TigerChat to converse with another person or group using automatic speech recognition (ASR) technology and typing. RIT Wellness service providers are equipped and ready to use the TigerChat App to help eliminate communication barriers with the RIT Community.

Learn more about TigerChat

Emergency Support Resources

RIT is committed to a safe and secure learning and working environment.

If you think that you or another person is in immediate risk or in danger:

Call Public Safety

if you are on campus

Call 911

if you are off-campus

Use the Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741
Available 24/7

Learn more about emergency preparedness and emergency response on campus.

Emergency Information


Tigers Care logo, featuring a tiger striped heart in the middle.

Supportive. Caring. Brave. Aware.

Tigers Care is who we are, how we act, and how we treat one another. 
At RIT, we're always caring for each other. We are Tigers Care.

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Reporting an Incident

Online reporting tools are available if you need to report a concern about a friend's well-being or need to report an incident.

Additionally, the Red Folder is a resource available to faculty and staff that provides information on common indicators of student distress, offering in-the-moment process tips, a decision tree, and a detailed list of campus resources.

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Wellness Facilities

August Center

Located on the Quarter Mile across from the Hale Andrews Student Life Center, the August Center is home to Counseling and Psychological Services, the Student Health Center, Case Management, RIT Ambulance, and Substance and Alcohol Intervention Services for the Deaf (SAISD). 

Disability Services Office & Test Center

The Disability Services Office is located in the Student Alumni Union and includes a Test Center, consisting of a group-testing room, individual cubicles, and private exam rooms. 

Gordon Field House and Activities Center

Directly attached to the Student Life Center, the 160,000 square foot facility includes a multi-purpose arena, fitness center, and aquatics center.

Hale-Andrews Student Life Center

Services the recreational, athletic, and wellness instructional needs of the RIT community.

Judson/Hale Aquatics Center

The Aquatics Center includes a competition pool, recreation pool, and hot tub.

Nature Trails and Jogging Routes

Beginning behind Grace Watson Hall, there are three nature trails maintained for students and any member of the RIT community to become one with the great outdoors.

Red Barn

Located at the west end of campus, this facility houses Outdoor Education programs and an indoor rock climbing gym.

Turf Field and Tennis Courts

Located near U-Lot, the turf field and tennis courts are used for athletics, wellness, recreation, intramurals, and major campus events. There are nine lighted outdoor tennis courts with windscreens.

Wiedman Fitness Center

Two-story 16,000 square foot area featuring a full range of selectorized machines, free weights, cardiovascular equipment, and a large stretching area.

Wellness Programs in Action