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Virtual RIC - Webinars

Even though you are not able to visit RIC in person now, we’ve put together a variety of ways for you to visit, interact with us, and get answers to your questions, no matter where you are.

Check out our virtual campus offerings. Get a feel for what it’s like to be a RIC Anchor. And, learn why Rhode Island College is ranked #3 in New England for social mobility by U.S. News and World Report.

Also, you can explore our campus through our virtual tour and/or register for a live virtual campus visit where you can chat with a current RIC student tour guide and admissions counselor.

Virtual Admissions Webinars

Academic Webinars


Additional Webinars



Arts and Sciences Webinar

Rhode Island College offers a number of majors in the arts and sciences:

  • Arts - Art, Communication, Dance, Film Studies, Music, Theatre
  • Sciences - Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science/Information Systems, Mathematics, Physics
  • Humanities - English, History, Modern Languages, Philosophy
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences - Africana Studies, Anthropology, Environmental Studies, Gender Studies, Liberal Studies, Political Sciences/Geography, Psychology, Sociology/Justice Studies

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?

Date Time Area of Study
Registration
May 21
3 p.m.
Psychology
REGISTER
May 26
7 p.m.
Music REGISTER


Business Webinar

Learn about how our business programs emphasize applied knowledge and real-world professional experiences. This webinar 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
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Health Care Administration
  • Management (general, human resource, international, 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?

Date Time Registration
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Education Webinar

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.

Did you know that Rhode Island College has a legacy of preparing award-winning educators for over 150 years?

Date Time Registration
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Social Work Webinar

For those of you 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 16-month 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?

Date Time Registration
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Nursing Webinar

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.

Date Time Registration
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Advising Webinar

You’ve been admitted, now what? Learn from the experts in Academic Advising, Orientation and Placement Testing regarding the next steps in your journey to college.

Date Time Registration
May 28
6 p.m.
REGISTER


First Generation College Students Webinar

More than half of Rhode Island College students are the first in their family to attend a four-year college. In this session you’ll learn about support services that are tailored to meet the needs of first generation college students. Connect with faculty, staff and students who will share their personal experiences.

Date Time Registration
May 27
7 p.m.
REGISTER


Financial Aid Webinar

In this webinar we explain why Rhode Island College remains the best value in education in the Northeast. Meet financial aid counselors and explore options for funding your investment in college education. Let us answer your questions about financial aid packages as well as how to renew your financial aid award as you complete your Rhode Island College degree.

Did you know that, in 2018-19, 79% of RIC students received some form of need-based financial aid? The average need-based financial aid package was $10,132.

Date Time Registration
May 21
4:30 p.m.
REGISTER
May 28
6:30 p.m.
REGISTER


Disability Services

Students with disabilities and their families often have questions about the services and resources available through the Disability Services Center. Do you currently have an IEP or 504 plan, and wonder how you can continue to receive accommodations at RIC? Are you curious about the differences between high school and college disability accommodations? Looking for tips on navigating college with a disability, or want to learn about the process of registering with our office? Disability Services staff will answer these questions and more in this webinar. Both students & family members are welcome!

Date Time Registration
May 22
3 p.m.
REGISTER


Project ExCEL Student and Family Webinar

Project ExCEL supports multilingual students at RIC by providing academic and non-academic support. We help students make connections by providing referrals to on and off campus resources, peer to peer social networking and study groups and the opportunity to meet other multilingual students at RIC.​

Date Time Registration
May 21 
2 p.m.
REGISTER
May 22 
7 p.m.
REGISTER


Study Abroad Webinar

Rhode Island College offers an amazing on-campus experience, and that is only part of the story. Join Professor Gersende Chanfrau to explore a world of learning opportunities in the RIC Study Abroad Program.​

Date Time Registration
May 21 
7 p.m.
REGISTER
May 28 
7 p.m.
REGISTER


Athletics Webinar

If you’re interested in playing intercollegiate or just recreationally, Rhode Island College has much to offer. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet with the Director of Athletics, Don Tencher, and members of his staff, as he discusses our NCAA Division III Athletic program, club sports, and our world class facilities. Don and his staff look forward to answering all of your questions.

Date Time Registration
May 26 
3 p.m.
REGISTER


Exploring Public Health Majors Webinar

Are you interested in a career in the health field? Join faculty leaders in Nursing, Medical Imaging, Health Care Administration and Health Science. Experience the hands-on excitement of directly impacting individual and public health.​

Date Time Registration
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Living at RIC Webinar

Our residential life and dining staff are here to answer your questions and support you, so that you can feel at home, connect with your peers and do your best. Check out what you can do on our 180-acre campus, where nearly 1,200 students call home.

  • Convenient location – 10 minutes from Downtown Providence, 40 minutes from famous Rhode Island beaches, 1 hour from Boston, 3 hours from NYC.
  • Room features – wireless internet, social lounges, laundry and kitchen facilities, and social and educational programs.
  • Room styles – single occupancy, apartment and suite-style living arrangements.

Did you know that we’ve outfitted our residence halls with over $5.2 million in upgrades in the past three years?

Did you now that living at RIC costs 10-50% less than living on other Rhode Island campuses?

Date Time Registration
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Transfer Student Panel/Student Appointments

Transfer Student Panel

Hear from current transfer students and speak with members of our transfer support team to learn how to navigate the transition to Rhode Island College.

Date Time Registration
May 26
12 p.m.
REGISTER


Transfer Chat Dates

Set up a conversation with your transfer admission counselor and our transfer pathways advisor to learn about next steps to becoming a New Anchor. Your appointment will include an evaluation of credit from previous institutions, an assessment of progress in a selected major, and an overview of admission requirements. Fall 2020 transfer applicants can meet with a transfer admission advisor through Zoom. Schedule your appointment - https://rictransfers.youcanbook.me/.

Date Time Registration
May 28
2 p.m.
REGISTER

Page last updated: May 20, 2020