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Residential Life & Housing​


Rooms Still Available for 2019-2020 Academic Year

Pay your $250 non-refundable deposits to reserve your space for the 2019-2020 academic year. Upperclass students (sophomore & above) receive single rooms.First-Year students receive double rooms.
Additional information about how to secure housing can be found on the Apply for Housing​ page.

If you have any questions, please contact us at 401-456-8240 or

Fall Semester Move-In August 23rd & 24th

The Office of Residential Life and Housing is excited to meet our new Anchors and welcome back our returning Anchors!  

First-Year students move in Friday, August 23rd between 9am-4pm.  

Upperclass students move in Saturday, August 24th between 9am-4pm

Move-in times are base​d on last names – please arrive during your scheduled timeframe

A-L 9 am-12 pm

M-Z 1 pm-4 pm

Please click here to download your hall’s Move-In Packet​. If you should have any questions, please contact our office at 401-456-8240 or 

Unsure about what to bring, check out our suggested packing list.

We are still accepting Red Carpet Crew volunteers to help new & returning residents move-in on August 23rd  and 24th.  Red Carpet Crew volunteers move-in on August 20th.  Interested in volunteering, please visit this webpage​.

The Office of Residential Life and Housing is located in the Penfield Hall. Our office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.​m. We can be reached at (401) 456-8240.​​​​​​​​​​​​


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.​​

Residential Life and Housing Report Form

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Page last updated: August 27, 2019