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Arrange a virtual study hall. Set a time to meet on Facetime, or another platform. Pose a question on a discussion board.


Stay connected with key campus offices. Open offices will observe social distancing practices - no more than 5 persons at a time.

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS | | Available by phone or email, limited face-to-face appointments.

Students please contact Holly Shadoian at for academic related matters and contact Patrice Mettauer at for questions related to faculty.

ADAMS LIBRARY | Effective Monday, March 30, Adams Library will be moving to a closed-stacks model, which means that the building will be closed, but services will continue.

Students, faculty and staff members may request books, laptops, and scanning of non-circulating materials, by sending an email to or submitting a request form on the Library’s homepage.

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

CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER | 401- 456-8031 | | Available by phone or by appointments made viaHandshake or Starfish.

CENTER FOR SCHOLAR DEVELOPMENT (PEP and McNair) | Open and available by phone, email or videoconference.

Margarida DaGraca | 401-456-9098 |
Precious Kafo | 401-456-8062 |

Assists students with advising and managing online learning platforms.

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.


DONOVAN DINING CENTER | Open, but providing food service to residents only.

All food must be taken to-go as the dining rooms are closed.

FINANCIAL AID | 401-456-8083 | | Available by phone and open for appointments.

HEALTH SERVICES | 401-456-8055 | Open for urgent medical visits, but call for appointment.

Upon arrival, students will be screened before entering Health Services. Health Services is currently not performing routine physicals and other routine medical visits at this time. Please call with any questions or concerns. 

IT HELP CENTER | 401-456-8803 | | Effective Wednesday, April 1, the ITS Help Center is closed, but services will continue.

If you have hardware or technology related issues that require in-person service, please email 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 | | Available by phone or videoconference only.

Tutorial Services, Math Learning Center and Writing Center will remain available for students. Students can make appointments with their professional advisor using Starfish.  

RESIDENTIAL LIFE & HOUSING | 401-456-8240 | housing | Residence halls will close on Thursday, March 26th.

We recognize that a very small number of students will need to remain on campus due to extenuating circumstances.  For those students, we ask that you complete the form to indicate your need to remain on campus.  Please know that all students who are permitted to remain will be consolidated to one residence hall in the very near future, and dining services will be modified. 

STUDENT LIFE | 401-456-8061 | | Available by phone, videoconference or in the office, Student Union 408. (It is requested that students call ahead)

Students can call for support regarding extended absences or other matters of concern.

Many locations within the Student Union remain open, but consistent with Executive Order 20-04, we will comply with limits on gatherings of groups of 10 or more.

  • Student ID Office
    Open Monday –Friday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
  • Student Union Building 
    Open Monday –Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Student Mailroom 
    Packages can be picked up with assistance from the Student ID staff Monday - Friday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Student Community Government Office | 401-456-8088 | 
    Open Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Closed Fridays

  • The Bookstore is closed until further notice.

UNITY CENTER | 401-216-7601 |

The Unity Center has limited hours and 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:

OFFICE OF INSTITUTIONAL EQUITY | 401-456-8387 | | 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.

If you are unable to obtain the services you need, please send an email to

Page last updated: August 21, 2020