Representative Student Organizations
A Representative Student Organization (RSO) is a student organization which operates in a governance or representative capacity or provides a significant service to the student body of RIT.
The NTID Student Congress helps to provide services and programs, and review issues for the approximately 1,100 students enrolled within NTID (the National Technical Institute for the Deaf) and RIT.
OUTspoken seeks to create an environment within the RIT community that is inclusive to all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions, and to eradicate heterosexism, homophobia and transphobia within RIT.
Global Union is the largest multicultural student organization at RIT. It promotes understanding of diversity and the development of a strong multicultural movement within our community. The Union encourages cooperation, interaction, and communication among all ethnic groups at RIT while providing leadership and support to all its affiliated organizations.
The ALANA Collegiate Association (ACA)’s purpose is to change current status and sustain awareness of the ALANA (Asian-, Latin-, African-, and Native-American) community as being an integral part of RIT and the surrounding communities.
The RIT SAAC functions as a representative body of the student-athletes on campus. They provide leadership opportunities and community service events for athletes and also try to foster camaraderie across the various athletic teams on campus.
To represent to the interests of the student body through the implementation of innovative programs, services, and initiatives that enrich student lives. We will be the primary source of advocacy for students from Rochester Institute of Technology and we will utilize our shared governance structure to voice student opinion and concern. RIT Student Government will be the forefront of change within the university.