In RIC 100 you will learn how to navigate college in general and RIC specifically, including such topics as time management, wellness, college expectations, note-taking, cultural competency, and campus resources. Each section of RIC 100 has a designated instructor and several peer mentors. The mode of instruction will be mini-lectures with time for questions and answers, as well as some group work, guest lectures, and participation in several class-wide and/or college-wide events, such as the freshman lecture and student activities day. The learning outcomes for this course are for students to learn how to succeed in college and how to navigate RIC with confidence.
Spring 2020 Peer Mentors:
Become a RIC-100 Peer Mentor
Interested in becoming a RIC-100 Peer Mentor? Applications for 2021 Peer Mentors are now available. The deadline to apply is May 18th. Please contact the office of New Student Programs at 401-456-8083 for questions.
Apply to be a Peer Mentor with this online form.
Starfish @ RIC
Log Into Starfish
Rhode Island College has dedicated people and resources to help students. Starfish knows that students succeed when they are engaged with an informed, connected campus community. Starfish Student Retention Solutions is a resource to help students reach their academic goals. This is accomplished through intentional collaborations with faculty and staff at Rhode Island College.
Visit the Starfish Training Site
RIC HOPE Line
Do you feel distressed? Do you wish to speak with someone? Please call the 24/7 Rhode Island College HOPE line: 401-456-HOPE (4673). The HOPE line is in addition to the counseling center and has been established to provide continuous support to our campus community. Please note that if you are in need of immediate support, please dial 911 and proceed to your local emergency room.
APPLY TO BE AN ORIENTATION LEADER TODAY!
It is that time of the year again for Summer Orientation Leader Applications! The class of 2024 is looking for leaders like YOU to help guide them through their transition to Rhode Island College. This experience will allow your leadership qualities to be seen, heard, and grow! Applications are open and we’re looking for candidates who are flexible and want their voice to be heard on campus. As apart of the orientation team, you will assist our incoming freshman transition to the next stage of their life at Rhode Island College. During the month of June, you will stay on campus and will receive a stipend.
FIND THE APPLICATION HERE
We’re looking for students who will work well as a part of a team and feel comfortable speaking with students and family members. As leaders, we want to show unique personalities and the diverse community of the Rhode Island College campus. This is a great opportunity to get involved in the RIC community and expand upon your leadership skills.
Please feel free to email the orientation team at
email@example.com with any questions. We are located in OASIS so please feel free to stop by and say hello!
Applications are due March 9th 2020. We can’t wait to hear from you!
Sarah Hunt and Paige Fluckiger
Lead Orientation Leaders 2020
Do you have questions?
Ask an Orientation Leader