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Experience RIC from a distance!

​April 10th, 10:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Congratulations on your acceptance to Rhode Island College!
Join us for a special virtual event and celebrate with your fellow Anchors and the RIC community.   

Students attending Accepted Students Day will be entered in giveaways for RIC gear, and our grand prize, an iPad! Winners will be announced during session 3.  You must be present at the session to be eligible. Attend multiple sessions to increase your chance to win! 

Learn how RIC encourages students to Be Bold! Meet President Sánchez, chat with students, faculty, and staff about our renowned academic programs and student success services.   

All students who attend Accepted Student Day will be entered in a giveaway for RIC gear, and our grand prize, an iPad!  Winners will be announced during session 3.  You must be present at the session to be eligible. Attend multiple sessions to increase your chance to win! 

Students who register via Eventbrite by 4/8/2021 will be pre-registered for the President’s Welcome and Sessions 2 and 3.  

Please register for Session 1, academic session(s) of your choice by clicking on the links below. For a full list of majors by department, view this link.  

president sanchez

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Welcome and Event Kick-off with President Sánchez and Jason Anthony, Director of Admissions


Session 1: 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Academic Overview

School of Nursing

Arts and Sciences

Join Dr. Earl Simson and faculty from our School of Arts and Sciences in an overview of the wide range of available majors and minors. The Faculty of Arts and Sciences aims to cultivate the intellectual growth of our students through a dynamic curriculum and innovative teaching. We welcome you to explore our many academic offerings and meet our committed and talented faculty.

Did you know that Oscar-winning actor Viola Davis started her career here in our renowned theatre program? Or that Lin-Manuel Miranda (yes, that Miranda) created a scholarship for performing arts students at RIC?

Did you know that graduates like Roxxane Newman are working on the frontlines combatting the opioid crisis?


School of Social Work


Experience the hands-on excitement of directly impacting individual and public health at our nationally ranked nursing program. This webinar describes what you’ll learn in our small classes and clinical groups, including information about curriculum, clinical experiences and the resources offered in the new, 133,000 square foot Rhode Island Nursing Education Center in downtown Providence.

Nursing – Opportunities for you in adult health, maternal health, pediatric health, psychiatric/mental health and public health nursing, as well as in research.

Did you know that our simulation center is one of only two accredited centers in Southern New England?

Did you know that our graduates routinely pass their national NCLEX-RN examinations at exceptionally high rates? In the last two years our B.S.N. grads have passed at rates 98 and 100 percent – from six to 15 points higher than the national average.

School of Education


You’re arriving at just the right time! We’ve completely reworked our education program, with enhanced classroom interactions and increased field experiences. This webinar presents the school’s admission process in addition to what makes Rhode Island College the leading program for teacher preparation in the state for programs in:

  • Applied Technology
  • Community Health and Wellness
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Health Education
  • Physical Education
  • Secondary Education (biology, chemistry, English, French, general science, history, mathematics, physics, Portuguese, social studies)
  • Technology Education
  • World Languages Education
  • Youth Development
  • Plus, certifications in dual language education and teaching English as a second language.

Arts and Sciences webinar

Social Work 

For students interested in working with vulnerable or underserved populations, explore what it would be like to work as a practitioner, clinician, advocate, or manager – like us, you’ll be committed to working with oppressed groups. This webinar highlights our social justice-driven curriculum, our extensive two-semester fieldwork placements across the state and Southern New England, and research opportunities with faculty and in the community.

Social Work – Opportunities await if you’re driven to serve the elderly, children and families, the mentally ill and those with health challenges.

Did you know that our program is at the forefront of incorporating telehealth into our curriculum?

Did you know that we also offer a continuing education certificate program in Child and Adolescent Trauma for community practitioners?

School of Business


Meet with Dean Alema Karim, and faculty from the School of Business, to learn about how our business programs emphasize applied knowledge and real-world professional experiences.

This session showcases how we partner with leading companies and industry sectors in the region to benefit students in our various majors and professional development programs:

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Health Care Administration
  • Management (general, human resource, operations)
  • Marketing

Did you know that a team of RIC finance majors just won second place in the Adirondack Cup – a stock-investment competition in the Northeast?

School of Social Work

Exploring Majors

Not sure what you are interested in studying? No problem!  Learn how RIC supports students as they explore their options by working closely with a professional advisor before declaring a major.


Session 2: 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Exploring the First-Year Experience at RIC

Learn how our student success team supports your transition from high school senior to first year college student through advising, support services, and connections with classmates, faculty and staff. Our mission is to make your first-year enriching and fun, promoting your overall success at Rhode Island College. 


Session 3: 12:30 - 1:00 p.m. RICcepted CELEBRATION!


RICcepted Celebration! 

Celebrate with the class of 2025! Chat with current students and learn how you can get involved as a new Anchor!  We will announce all the giveaway winners (in order to claim your prize, you must attend this session.  The more sessions you attend, the more opportunities you’ll have to win!


Session 4 - Ongoing Sessions

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (Join at any time from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Pre-registration is not required.)

Advising Program

Financial Aid 

In this session we explain why Rhode Island College remains the best value in education in the Northeast. Meet with a financial aid counselor and explore your options for funding your college education.  Our financial aid team is here to answer your personal financial aid questions, as well as how to accept your financial aid award and renew it as you complete your Rhode Island College degree. 

Did you know that, in 2019-20, 78% of RIC students received some form of need-based financial aid? The average need-based financial aid package was $10,676.

Student Panel

Secure Your Spot in the Class of 2025!

Speak with admissions staff throughout the day for information and instructions on the next steps to secure your spot in the class of 2025! 


Learn more about other opportunites at RIC


Residential Life & Housing

Career Development Center

Career Development Center
Meet the Team

Disability Services Center

Study Abroad


Please contact (401) 456-8234 or email​. If you need to request reasonable accommodations to access this event please contact the Admissions Office by April 2nd.

Page last updated: April 10, 2021