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Get Involved

Join our IRC channel #rit-foss on Freenode IRC or the Telegram group. There are also FOSS Hours every Friday from 5:00PM - 7:00PM in MSS/71-3190 (conference room). Come meet other students and faculty involved with FOSS efforts at RIT!

Be sure to sign up for our mailing list to keep updated with events, news, and community discussions.

Want to take the extra step? Look into our FOSS minor and FOSS-related classes.

Looking for more information? Email Prof. Stephen Jacobs at

Open source projects
  • Weekly FOSS Hours on Fridays, 5:00PM - 7:00PM
  • FOSS Talks: monthly guest speakers on topics related to FOSS
  • Hackathons (e.g. Election Night Hackathon)
  • ImagineRIT