Directions to Campus

Rhode Island College is located in the Mount Pleasant section of Providence at 600 Mount Pleasant Avenue.

Download a printable campus map.

Outside LinkMapquest Directions

From Route 95 Northbound

Take Exit 21 (Broadway exit); turn left at second traffic light (Atwells Avenue). Follow Atwells Avenue for 1.5 miles to the intersection with Mount Pleasant Avenue. Turn right onto Mount Pleasant Avenue. The College entrance is 1.1 miles ahead on the left.

From Route 95 Southbound

Take Exit 21 (Atwells Avenue exit). Turn right onto Atwells Avenue. Continue on Atwells Avenue for 1.5 miles to the intersection with Mount Pleasant Avenue. Turn right onto Mount Pleasant Avenue. The College entrance is 1.1 miles ahead on the left.

From Route 295 Northbound

Take Exit 6A to US Route 6 East.  Follow US Route 6 East to the Killingly Street (RI Route 128) exit.  Turn left off exit and follow Killingly Street to end.  Turn right onto Greenville Avenue and follow to first traffic light.  Bear left across the bridge onto Manton Ave.  Continue to the next traffic light and turn left onto Fruit Hill Avenue.  Bear right at the fork in the road. Campus entrance is approximately 0.2 mile ahead on the right.

From Route 295 Southbound

Take Exit 7A to US Route 44 East. Follow US Route 44 East for 2.8 miles to the intersection with Fruit Hill Avenue. Bear right onto Fruit Hill Avenue. The College entrance is 1.0 mile ahead on the left.

From the State House

Follow US Route 44 West (Smith Street) for 2.3 miles. Turn sharp left onto Mount Pleasant Avenue. Follow Mount Pleasant Avenue for 0.4 mile. The College entrance is on the right.

For those using GPS devices

The address of the college is 600 Mt. Pleasant Avenue, Providence, RI 02908.  The college is located at 41° 50’ 33” North latitude and 71° 27’ 50” West longitude.

Public Transportation (RIPTA)

The Outside LinkRhode Island Public Transit Authority operates bus service to the Rhode Island College Campus. Buses run regularly to the College from Kennedy Plaza and Francis Street in downtown Providence, and from Centredale and Olneyville Square. Bus service extends from 7:30am to 4:30pm weekdays.
Bus service to the College is available on RIPTA route 26. Also, route 55 (Admiral Street Line) has been extended to the college which provides an additional 25 roundtrips weekday and 15 roundtrips on Saturdays. Limited service is also available on RIPTA routes 56 and 27. All service picks up and drops off at Roberts Hall.

See Outside Linkwww.ripta.com for details.

Click on the following links for the appropriate schedule of service:

Please note that these schedules are in effect starting June 19, 2010.