Rochester Institute of Technology

UPDATED: December 9, 2021

The Spectrum Support Program provides innovative supports that positively impact the college experience for RIT students, particularly those with autism spectrum disorders. We are committed to helping students build the connections to RIT that will assist them in achieving academic, social and career success. The program seeks to create a campus culture of acceptance and support through collaboration, consultation, and training.

The Spectrum Support Program at RIT looks to support students and foster growth and independence in the following areas:

  • Wellness and self-care
  • Self-determination and self-advocacy
  • Social Connection
  • Academic Planning 
  • Executive Functioning
  • Career Preparation

Support is provided to enrolled students through:

  • 1:1 Coaching
  • Small group seminars
  • Social Events
  • Collaboration with cross-campus partners
  • Referrals to on-campus resources
  • Pre-orientation Programming
  • Neurodiverse Hiring Initiative


  • Languages:
  • English
  • Insurances Accepted:
  • Call for Fee
  • N/A


One Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623
United States



(585) 475-2411


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