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Admitted Transfer Checklist

checkmark TOUR CAMPUS If you haven't already taken a campus tour, we highly recommend it!
checkmark ACCEPT your offer of admission
Deadline:  June 1

A $200 enrollment deposit is required to reserve your spot as a transfer student to Rhode Island College. Please send in your enrollment card along with your deposit to the Admissions Office or pay your deposit using your MyRIC account with the instructions included in your acceptance packet.

Enrollment deposits are non-refundable.  Once your enrollment is received, you will receive an enrollment and welcome packet from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

checkmark APPLY for housing online

Don’t miss out if you want to live on campus.  There is some housing available for new transfer students. Once you have paid your enrollment deposit, you can go online to apply for housing at

checkmark REGISTER for transfer orientation

Transfer orientation takes place in August.  All new transfers are required to attend orientation.  Orientation is your introduction to academic and social life as a new student at Rhode Island College.  You will meet with advisors, review your transcript evaluation, learn about student services and campus life, get your student ID, and register for fall classes.  You will be receiving further information about registering online for orientation from the Office of Academic Support and Information Services (OASIS).

Students attending early transfer registration workshops in June may still attend August orientation to learn more about the college, student services and campus life.

checkmark SEND your final transcript to the college

If you are currently enrolled in college courses, please arrange to have an official final transcript sent to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions no later than July 15.  A student copy cannot be accepted.

checkmark RETURN your health forms
By August 27

Health forms are included in your enrollment & welcome packet. Forms must be completed and returned to Health Services before the start of fall classes.  For additional copies of forms, visit

checkmark GO TO CLASS!
Fall 2018​ classes begin on Monday, August 27

View the fall 2018 academic calendar.

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Page last updated: February 16, 2018