Student Services

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 of Student Services Lisa Boice for questions and requests about the change-of-program application process.

Front Desk: (585) 475-7935


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:
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. Jenna is the advisor for students who are undecided on a major. RIT students who are considering program changes should contact Assistant Dean of Student Services Lisa Boice at lboice@saunders.rit.edu.

PLEASE NOTE: Jenna and Rose will not have walk-in advising hours on Wednesday, April 16. For the week of April 21, in addition to the regular advising hours listed below, all advisors will be available on Monday, April 21 from 9 to 11:30 am and from 1:30 to 4 pm; on Tuesday, April 22 from 1:30 to 4 pm; on Wednesday, April 23 from 9 to 11:30 am and from 1:30 to 4 pm; and on Thursday, April 24 from 9 to 11:30 am and from 1:30 to 3 pm. On Friday, April 25, Jenna will be available from 9 to 11:30 am, and both Jenna and Rose will be available from 1:30 to 4 pm.

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

 

 

10 to 11:30 am
Jenna Lenhardt


 


 

2:30 to 4:30 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 cackley@saunders.rit.edu

PLEASE NOTE: In addition to her regular walk-in advising hours, Sonya will have the following extended walk-in hours -- Thursday, April 17 from 9:30 am to 12 pm; Friday, April 18 from 9:30 am to 12 pm; Monday, April 21 from 9:30 am to 12 pm; Tuesday, April 22 from 2:30 to 4:30 pm; Wednesday, April 23 from 9:30 am to 12 pm and from 2:30 to 4:30 pm; Thursday, April 24 from 9:30 am to 12 pm and from 2:30 to 4:30 pm; and Friday, April 25 from 9:30 am to 12 pm.


MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
 
     


2:30 - 4:30 PM
Sonya Haynes

   


2:30 - 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