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Key Contacts

Open offices will observe social distancing practices.

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS | vpaa@ric.edu | Available by phone or email, limited face-to-face appointments.

Students please contact Holly Shadoian at hshadoian@ric.edu for academic related matters and contact Patrice Mettauer at pmettauer@ric.edu for questions related to faculty.


ADAMS LIBRARY | Adams Library will be open to the RIC community for limited hours. All patrons will need to present their RIC ID upon entering.

Effective Tuesday, January 19, the library is open to the RIC Community ONLY. Rave Guardian app or RIC ID must be presented to enter. Face masks are required at all times and please maintain social distancing. Levels 1A and 1B are closed until further notice. To use desktop computers, from Mon-Fri you must reserve a computer ahead of time. Weekends are first come, first served. To borrow technology, please use our online request form. Other library materials, please request via the library catalog. The library will not be open to the general public until further notice. Please check the Library’s website for more information.


BURSARS | (401) 456-8130 | Bursar@ric.edu | Available by phone or email.


CAMPUS POLICE | 401-456-8888 (non-emergencies) | For emergencies, call 911


CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER | 401- 456-8031 | careerdevelopment@ric.edu | Available by phone or appointments made via Handshake or Starfish.


CENTER FOR SCHOLAR DEVELOPMENT (PEP, Student Support Services, McNair and Upward Bound) | Open and available by phone, email or videoconference.

McNair - Margarida DaGraca | 401-456-9098 | mdagraca@ric.edu
PEP and Student Support Services - Precious Kafo | 401-456-8062 | Kkafo@ric.edu
Upward Bound - Claudia Erazo-Conrad | 401-456-8081 | cerazoconrad@ric.edu

Provides holistic support to students to students in the PEP, McNair and Upward Bound programs through advising, summer programs, research opportunities, and community building.


COUNSELING CENTER | Available by phone or by appointment (telehealth conference) To make an appointment call 401-456-8094 or complete an appointment form | HOPE Line 24/7 | 401-456 - 4673

Conducting outreach calls and telehealth sessions to students with appointments.


DISABILITY SERVICES CENTER | 401-456-2776 | dsc@ric.edu | All student assistance will be conducted virtually or via phone until further notice.

General information about accommodations within remote learning is provided on the RICremote website and Disability Services Center’s Website. Specific questions about a student’s accommodations or accessibility of course materials within remote learning should be directed to the professional staff’s shared mailbox: dsc@ric.edu, which is checked regularly during business hours.


DONOVAN DINING CENTER | Open for Residents, Commuters, Faculty, and Staff

Dining Services will be available for the Spring 2021 Semester and all services will be provided in accordance with the most current RIDOH and RI Department of Commerce Guidelines. Dining Services has tested processes in place to support all guest food service needs including those for Residents who are required to Isolate, Quarantine, or Shelter in Place. For more information, please check out Dining Services.


FINANCIAL AID | 401-456-8083 | financialaid@ric.edu | Available for appointments via Zoom.


HEALTH SERVICES | 401-456-8055 | Open Mondays-Fridays 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. for telemedicine and office-based medical visits, but please call for appointment.

Upon arrival, students will be screened before entering Health Services. Health Services will continue to provide holistic care to students.


IT HELP CENTER | 401-456-8803 | helpdesk@ric.edu

If you have hardware or technology related issues that require in-person service, please email helpdesk@ric.edu to schedule an appointment. The Help Center will continue to be available from 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Fridays. The Help Center is closed on Saturdays and Sundays.


LEARNING FOR LIFE | 401-456-6320 | Available by phone or videoconference, limited face to face appointments.

Support for basic needs and life’s barriers and emergency support for students. Students seeking support should contact Learning for Life for details and may apply using the Student Emergency Funds online form.


OASIS | 401-456-8083 | oasis@ric.edu | Available by phone or videoconference only.

Academic Advising - Students can make appointments with their professional advisor using Starfish. If there are any questions or concerns about advising, please contact Chris DaCosta, Director of Academic Advising, at cdacosta@ric.edu or reach out to the advising team in OASIS at 401-456-8083 or email oasis@ric.edu.

Academic Tutoring - Tutorial Services, Math Learning Center and Writing Center will remain available for students. To make any tutoring appointment, please log on to RIC’s WC Online.


RECORDS | (401) 456-8213 | Records@ric.edu | Available by phone and open for appointments.


RESIDENTIAL LIFE & HOUSING | 401-456-8240 | housing@ric.edu

Socially responsible and low residency housing will be offered at Rhode Island College.


STUDENT ATHLETE SUCCESS CENTER | 401-456-1952

The Student Athlete Success Center is available daily to support student-athletes. The Student-Athlete Sport’s Medicine staff and the Office of the Director of Athletics are available as additional resources for student-athletes.


OFFICE OF STUDENT LIFE (Student Activities, Student Union Programming, Military Resource Center, and Unity Center) | Virtually available by phone, email or videoconference.

The Office of Student Life provides programming, student services, student engagement, and leadership opportunities.


STUDENT UNION (Student ID Office, Student Community Government, Bookstore and Mailroom) | Open and available by phone, email or videoconference.

  • Student ID Office - Dennis Sousa | 401-456-8394 | dsousa@ric.edu | M/W/Th 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Mailroom | Eric Kramer | 401-456-8419 | ekramer@ric.edu | contact Student ID office for assistance
  • Student Community Government Office | 401-456-8088 | jbarden@ric.edu | By appointment

  • Bookstore | 401-456-8025 | Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

UNITY CENTER | 401-216-7601 | prahmanian@ric.edu
LGBTQ OFFICE | clee@ric.edu
IMMIGRANT, INTERNATIONAL , REFUGEE, UNDOCUMENTED AND DACA OFFICE | kmascorro@ric.edu

Office will have limited hours. The Unity Center has moved to online platforms to create space and community for students to connect. Please check their Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube accounts @unitycenterRIC for up-to-date virtual opportunities to see friends, enjoy group movie nights, live karaoke sessions, and a running music playlist.

We will have resources for community engagement and self-care on our webpage: http://www.ric.edu/unitycenter/Pages/default.aspx


OFFICE OF INSTITUTIONAL EQUITY | 401-456-8387 | mlynchgadaleta@ric.edu | Available by phone or videoconference, limited face-to-face appointments.

Provides counseling, technical assistance, compliance, and training as needed, in matters related to equity, affirmative action, unlawful harassment, and sexual misconduct. Works on employee and student requests for accommodations. http://www.ric.edu/institutionalequity/Pages/default.aspx

If you are unable to obtain the services you need, please send an email to president@ric.edu


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RIC HOPE Line
Do you feel distressed or wish to speak with someone? Call the 24/7 Rhode Island College HOPE line: 401-456-HOPE (4673).

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Page last updated: January 21, 2021