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Welcome to Saunders College of Business New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is a series of events, activities, and opportunities developed to assist you in your transition to life at RIT. Follow the links to learn what you need to get started at RIT.

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Saunders College Undergraduate Orientation - Academic Day, Monday, Aug. 17, 2020

Morning Session: Academics, Advising, and Program Requirements (Zoom recording)

Morning Session: Academics, Advising, and Program Requirements​ (slides)

Late Afternoon Session: Saunders College Department Overviews, Faculty and Student Keys to Success, Business Librarian Support, and Career Services Introduction 

  • This session includes department overviews from Prof. Ashok Robin (Finance and Accounting), Prof. Sean Hansen (MIS, Marketing and Digital Business), Prof. Bill Dresnack (International Hospitality and Service Innovation), and Prof. Joy Olabisi (Management);  some keys to success from Prof. Molly McGowan, Prof. John Ward, and current Supply Chain Management major Jacob Ellis;  a presentation on library resources from business librarian Jennifer Freer;  and introductions from Career Services and Co-op advisors Julian Huenerfauth, Lisa Monette, and Taylor Lincoln.

Saunders College Undergraduate Orientation - Academic Day, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020

Study Abroad, Co-op, and 4+1 MBA Program Open Discussion/Q & A

Undergraduate Advising: Student and Advisor Perspectives for Your First Year and Beyond
An inside look at RIT's advising network of support.

University Advising Office
Advisors frequently refer students to the following RIT resources for additional support or information. These student support resources include academic support, advising support, advising offices, campus life, career guidance and major choice and so much more!

Course Modality
Course Modality is where students can find information regarding the instructional delivery of a course. Check out the four types of instructional modality for the fall semester.

MyCourses allows instructors and students to interact while accessing course materials online.

Zoom is a video conferencing tool available for RIT faculty, staff, adjuncts, and students.

Meet your Library Liaison
Every college within RIT has a dedicated college librarian who is available to help students with research endeavors. Jennifer Freer is a reference librarian specializing in business information and serves as the liaison to students, faculty and staff at Saunders College of Business.

Please note, students may need their RIT log in to access any student resources and recordings.