Rochester Institute of Technology

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Open@RIT is part of the Office of the Vice President of Research and a Key Research Center of the University and serves as the Open Programs Office.

Faculty & Staff

We offer support for:

  • Educational Resources
  • Contributing to Open Projects
  • Disseminating Open Work
  • Representing Open Work in Evaluation, Tenure, and Promotion
  • Grant Writing for Open Scholarship Dissemination and Community Development


We support Formal Classes along side an Immersion and a Minor.

We also provide support to Student groups interested in Open Work, Co-Ops, and part time work when funds allow.

Best Practices

Our recommended best practices surrounding contributing and disseminating Open Work.