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Policies

​Resident Student Handbook

Many of the policies set forth by the Office of Residential Life and Housing are included in the Resident Student Handbook. Different from the Student Handbook issued by the College, the Resident Student Handbook offers information unique to students living in the resident halls on campus. Click here to download a copy. 

Some of the more common policies are listed at the left.

Housing and Dining Center Contract

Click here to download a copy of the 2018-2019 Housing Contract

Housing Rates for 2018-2019*​​

Hall Type Housing Cost Dining Cost​
based on meal plans (D-A)
Total Cost
Browne Single $6,779 $3,590-$5,050 $10,369-$11,829
Penfield Double Room Suite $7,225 $3,590-$5,050 $10,815-$12,275
Penfield Single Room Suite $7,456 $3,590-$5,050 $11,046-$12,506
Penfield Double Room Apartment $7,690 $3,590-$5,050 $11,280-$12,740
Penfield Single Room Apartment $7,928 $3,590-$5,050 $11,518-$12,978
Sweet Double $7,124 $3,590-$5,050 $10,714-$12,174
Thorp Single $6,779 $3,590-$5,050 $10,369-$11,829
Weber Single $6,779 $3,590-$5,050 $10,369-$11,829
Willard Double $6,779 $3,590-$5,050 $10,369-$11,829
Willard Single $6,970 $3,590-$5,050 $10,​560-$12,020

*These rates are proposed and subject to final approval

Application for Release

The Housing Contract is for the entire academic year. Students can cancel their Housing Contract prior to August 1st. They will forfeit their non-refundable $250 deposit with no additional penalty.

Application for Release for the 2018-2019 academic year. Application deadline is August 1, 2018​.

After August 1st, students can apply for an appeal to cancel their Housing Contract for the remainder of the academic year. However, the student may be held financially responsible for the entire contract if the appeal is not granted.​

All paperwork and additional documention can be submitted via:

In Person at Office of Residential Life and Housing located in Penfield Hall, use the side entrance (northside of building closest to College Rd.)

Mail:
Office of Residential Life & Housing
600 Mt. Pleasant Ave.
Providence, RI 02908

Faxed to (401) 456-8501​

Email to housing@ric.edu

Withdrawing from the College

Residents who are withdrawing from the College need to complete paperwork with the Office of Student Life and the Office of Residential Life and Housing. Withdrawing from the college does not withdraw you from housing; separate paperwork will need to be completed.

Students are required to file proper paperwork with the Office of Student Life to officially withdraw from the College. Please contact the Office of Student Life at (401) 456-8061. They are located in the Student Union on the 4th floor. ​

Page last updated: June 07, 2018