B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences
Dean Andrew Sears
Vice Dean Wiley McKinzie
Assistant Dean Daniel Stafford
Buildings Golisano Hall, Brown Hall, Orange Hall
Website http://www.gccis.rit.edu

The Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences (abbreviation: GCCIS, CCIS) is one of the largest colleges at RIT.


The Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences is one of the nation’s premier computing college and research facilities. From life-saving software applications to interactive educational games, everyday Golisano College faculty and students are changing the world in exciting new ways. Golisano College is home to RIT’s computer science, computing security, information sciences and technologies, and software engineering departments, as well as thePh.D. program in computing and information sciences, and the School of Interactive Games & Media.

Golisano College is housed in a picturesque 125,000 square foot facility, opened in 2003 on RIT’s campus in Rochester, New York. Our faculty members are internationally-recognized leaders in their fields, and expose their students to renowned hands-on educational instruction. Our students co-op and go on to work at many of the world’s largest tech firms and have developed groundbreaking products like Kinect for Xbox 360 and Square.


Year Name Position
2001-2002 Walter Wolf[1] Interim Dean
2002-2011 Jorge Díaz-Herrera[1][2] Dean
2011-2015 Andrew Sears[1] Dean
July 2015-Present Anne Haake[3] Interim Dean

Academic Departments

GCCIS is divided into the following departments:

Academic Degree Programs

These are the degrees offered by GCCIS:



Some departments also offer a B.S./M.S. option to students.


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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Sears Named Dean of RIT’s Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences
  2. Golisano College dean stepping down after 2010-2011 academic year
  3. RIT names interim dean of Golisano Computing College (2015)