The current campus is housed on a 5.3 km2 property. This property is largely covered with woodland and fresh-water swamp making it a very diverse wetland which is home to a number of somewhat rare plant species. The campus comprises 237 buildings and 474,000 m² of building space.
Park Point at RIT (originally referred to as "College Town") is a 7,400 m2 multi-use residential and commercial enterprise on the northeast corner of the campus. Park Point is accessible to the rest of the RIT campus through a regular bus service loop, numerous pedestrian paths connecting Park Point to the RIT Main Loop, and main roads.
RIT Dining Services manages a large number of restaurants, and food shops, along with the sole dining hall on campus. There are locations throughout RIT, including near the Residence Halls, in the Student Alumni Union, Global Village, and in certain academic buildings.
In addition to its academic and athletic endeavors, RIT has over 150 student clubs, 10 major student organizations, a diverse interfaith center and 30 different Greek organizations. Major social events and activities are sponsored by the College Activities Board, Residence Halls Association, sororities, fraternities, and special-interest clubs of many kinds. There are more than 300 clubs and student organizations on campus, swimming pool, indoor track, indoor tennis, outdoor tennis, weight rooms and 2 hockey arenas.
There are many worth-seeing places near campus: movie theater, shopping mall, trampoline park, and laser tag place.
Many of RIT’s full-time students live in RIT residence halls, apartments, or townhouses on campus. On-campus fraternities, sororities, and special-interest houses are also available. Freshmen are guaranteed housing.
RIT is known for its career-focused education. The RIT Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education is driven by a simple mission: to provide effective, high-quality services to RIT students and alumni, empowering and supporting them in the achievement of their experiential learning, career and employment goals. The office is committed to outstanding customer service, effective use of state-of-the-art technology and the creative and effective use of human and fiscal resources.