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Current Undergraduate RIT Students - Change of Program Requests: Please call the front desk or stop in the Student Services Office to set up an appointment with Assistant Dean for Student Services Lisa Boice for questions and requests about the change-of-program application process.

Front Desk: (585) 475-7935

General Education Requirements
-Suggested Perspectives

Summer 2015 Course Offerings

Note on transfer credit: If you plan to take a course from another institution and transfer credit back to RIT to satisfy a Business program requirement, you must get prior approval from your academic advisor. For any business, elective, math or science course, even once you are given approval by your advisor, please complete the Transfer Credit Prior Approval Form before you take the course(s). The College of Liberal Arts will still pre-approve all COLA classes.

Undergraduate Academic Advising

Academic Advisor:
International Business (Fall 2014 new students only), Management and
New Media Marketing

Clarissa Baston [Email]
(585) 475-5929


Academic Advisor:
Accounting, Finance and Undeclared

Jenna Lenhardt [Email]
(585) 475-6170


Academic Advisor:
International Business, Management Information Systems
and Marketing
Rose Thomas [Email]
(585) 475-7066


Undergraduate Walk-in Advising Hours

Walk-in times are designated for current business students, who are also welcome to schedule an appointment during non walk-in times with the appropriate advisor indicated by major above. RIT students who are considering program changes should contact Assistant Dean for Student Services Lisa Boice at

PLEASE NOTE that Clarissa will not hold her regular walk-in hours on Wednesdays, March 25 or April 1.




10 to 11:30 am
Jenna Lenhardt



2:30 to 4 pm
Jenna Lenhardt

1:30 to 4 pm
Clarissa Baston
Rose Thomas




Graduate Academic Advising

Graduate Academic Advisor:

Sonya Haynes [Email]
(585) 475-5066

Sr. Associate Director of Graduate Business Programs and Admissions: Peggy Tirrell [Email]
(585) 475-2795


Graduate Walk-in Advising Hours

Walk-in times are designated for current graduate business students. Students are also encouraged to schedule an appointment with Sonya during non walk-in times during the week.

Prospective graduate students, including current RIT students, are welcome to contact Charles Ackley, Assistant Director of Marketing and Recruitment, at (585) 475-6916 or

PLEASE NOTE that through Thursday, April 16, Sonya will not hold the walk-in hours listed in the calendar below. Instead, Peggy Tirrell will hold walk-in hours on Tuesdays from 2 to 4 pm and on Thursdays from 9 to 11 am.


9:30 to 11:30 am
Sonya Haynes


2:30 to 4:30 pm
Sonya Haynes


Leave of Absence
For students considering a Leave of Absence from the institute, please review the Leave of Absence guide and policy.  

Assistant Dean for Student Services: Lisa Boice [Email], (585) 475-6985

Associate Director of Student Services: Peter Rosenthal [Email], (585) 475-7063