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RIT Commuter Association records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0103

Scope and Contents

The RIT Commuter Association records consist of correspondence, organization goals, member questionnaires, and a group newsletter. The single piece of correspondence is a letter from 1965 from a Rochester Institute of Technology student asking if the school had a commuter club. At the time, no such organization existed. The collection also includes the organization's goals and objectives for the 1980s, a general survey to its members, a meal plan survey, and group newsletter. The newsletter includes a section titled "Who Are We, And What Do We Do?"


  • Creation: 1965-1978


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

The Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) Commuter Association was founded around 1970. A student-run organization, the group was formed to support the needs of the Institute's large commuter population. According to its newsletter, the purpose of the group was:

  • To represent the commuter population of RIT
  • To promote more interaction between commuters and residents
  • To make the commuter feel more a part of this school
  • To provide services to meet the unique needs of the commuting students.
  • Extent

    1 Folder(s)




    Records of the RIT Commuter Association, a student-run organization for students living off-campus. The collection includes correspondence, organization goals, member questionnaires, and a newsletter.


    The collection is contained in a single folder. Materials are arranged by type.

    Physical Location

    C.S. South, Shelf 808, Box 203

    Processing Information

    Finding aid created by Lara Nicosia in March 2011.

    RIT Commuter Association records
    RIT Archives
    Lara Nicosia
    02 March 2011
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    Repository Details

    Part of the RIT Archives Repository

    Rochester NY 14623 USA