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2020 Virtual Fall Open House

VIRTUAL FALL 2020 OPEN HOUSE

​November 2-13, 2020

Experience RIC from a distance!

Rhode Island College will be offering two full weeks of Virtual Open House programming for you to attend from the comfort of your screen. Explore live academic sessions, chat with students and admissions representatives, learn about our renowned academic programs, and experience our campus from anywhere around the globe. Choose from a variety of event opportunities and build your own personal schedule around your areas of interest. 

Learn how RIC encourages students to Be Bold!

In addition to our virtual open house sessions, you can explore our campus through our virtual tour. You can also register for a live virtual campus visit where you can chat with a current RIC student tour guide and admissions counselor or visit us for an in-person campus tour (RI residents only).


 

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
TBD TBD TBD


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
  • 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
11/5
6 p.m.
REGISTER
11/10
6 p.m.
REGISTER


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
11/12
2 p.m.
REGISTER
11/13
2 p.m.
REGISTER


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
11/2
2 p.m.
REGISTER
11/9
2 p.m.
REGISTER


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
11/7
1 p.m.
REGISTER
11/7
2:15 p.m.
REGISTER


Navigating Your Way to a Successful First Year

Learn how our student success team supports your transition from high school senior to first year college student through advising, support services, and connections with classmates, faculty and staff. Our mission is to make your first-year enriching and fun, promoting your overall success at Rhode Island College.

Date Time Registration
11/5
4 p.m.
REGISTER
11/10
3 p.m.
REGISTER


Admissions Webinar

Information Sessions

Join Coral Maack, Associate Director of Admissions and a student tour guide for a live virtual information session covering the college admissions process, essay writing, recommendations, scholarships, academic programs, extracurricular activities, and campus life.​

Date Time Registration
11/2 5 p.m. REGISTER
11/12 4 p.m. REGISTER


Sesión de información sobre admisiones en Español

Únase a Gabriela Pineda, Embajadora de Admisiones, y Coral Maack, Directora asociada de Admisiones, para una sesión de información virtual en vivo presentada en Español y que cubre el proceso de admisión a la universidad, redacción de ensayos, recomendaciones, becas, programas académicos, actividades extracurriculares y la vida en el campus.​

Date Time Registration
11/5 5 p.m. REGISTER
11/10 5 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
TBD TBD TBD


Transfer Students

Transfer applicants can meet with a transfer admission advisor through Zoom. 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. We can even give you your admission decision on the spot! Schedule your appointment M-F 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - https://rictransfers.youcanbook.me/.

Transfer Tuesdays

Join us on Tuesdays for a group chat with a transfer admission counselor. Learn about the application process and next steps to becoming a New Anchor!

Date Time Registration
Nov 10
10 a.m.
REGISTER
Nov 17
3 p.m.
REGISTER
Dec 1
3 p.m.
REGISTER
Dec 8
10 a.m.
REGISTER


Career Development

Whether exploring major and career choices, finding a job on campus or getting the perfect internship, learn how the Career Development Center connects you to campus supports and services to ensure your success.

Date Time Registration
11/5 3 p.m. REGISTER
11/10 2 p.m. REGISTER
11/12 3 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
11/5 3 p.m. REGISTER


Mock Classes

SCWAMP: A New Way To Read Popular Culture

Join instructor Leslie Grinner for a mock course in Women’s Studies. Using a Feminist Analytical Tool called SCWAMP, students will learn a fun new way to critically analyze media from a Feminist perspective.

Date Time Registration
11/9
2 p.m.
REGISTER

"Sociology of Crime and Deviance"

Join Associate Professor of Sociology Tanni Chaudhuri for a presentation on the sociology of crime and deviance. This presentation will specifically address the difference between crime and deviance as well as some ideas of the different types of crime and their explanation from the sociological context.

Date Time Registration
11/7
10 a.m.
REGISTER

"The American Presidency"

Join Assistant Professor of Political Science Natalie Rogol for an introduction to the American Presidency. Topics explored will include the constitutional presidency and the evolution of presidential power.

Date Time Registration
11/4
2 p.m.
REGISTER

"La La Land: What We Do in Film Studies"

Join Professor of Film Studies Vincent Bohlinger for a discussion of the ways one might approach, analyze, and talk about any clip or film in a Film Studies course, using the glorious opening of La La Land as an example.

Date Time Registration
11/4
3 p.m.
REGISTER


Center for Scholar Development

Date Time Registration
TBD TBD TBD


Athletics & Recreation

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. The first half hour of the session will be dedicated to Intercollegiate Athletics, followed by information pertaining to our Recreation Center, Club Sports, intramural sports and facilities.

Date Time Registration
11/9
4 p.m.
REGISTER
11/12
7 p.m.
REGISTER


Supporting Student Wellness & Safety

Join representatives from RIC’s Counseling Center, Donovan Dining Center, Health Services, and Campus Security and Safety for a discussion of how these offices work together to keep students healthy and safe.

Date Time Registration
11/6 3 p.m. REGISTER


Campus Life & Student Panel

The Office of Student Activities provides opportunities and possibilities for all students to make the most of their college experience beyond the classroom – from campus events and student organizations to Greek Life and community service. Hear from current students and find something that appeals to you! Future commuter and residential students are encouraged to attend. 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. 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. Additionally, there will be a question and answer session with some of our current students!

Date Time Registration
11/2 4 p.m. REGISTER
11/12 3 p.m. REGISTER


Study Abroad

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
11/6
2 p.m.
REGISTER

Questions?

Please contact (401) 456-8234 or email admissions@ric.edu​. If you need to request reasonable accommodations to access this event please contact lsaunders@ric.edu by October 30th.

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