Accepted Students Day Program Schedule

We are thrilled that you've joined us at Rhode Island College today for Accepted Students Day. You should feel pride in your accomplishments in reaching this point together. We are honored to share more about this institution of opportunity and to invite accepted students to enroll!

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Schedule for Saturday, April 6, 2024

1–1:30 pm

Welcome to Rhode Island College

  • Murray Center Arena

Dr. Jack Warner, President and Jason Anthony ’99, M.A. ’05, Director of Admissions, Campus Visit Experience


Academic Presentations

  • Various Locations

Discover how RIC’s 90+ undergraduate and graduate majors, minors and innovative learning opportunities prepare you for a career, graduate study and your future.


Academic Expo

  • Various Locations

Connect one-on-one with our faculty to learn more about RIC’s academic offerings.


Choose Your RIC Adventure (Student or Parent/Family Experience)

Now it’s your turn! Select programming and activities designed exclusively for students or parents/families showcasing Rhode Island College’s inclusive, diverse and fun community.

Student Experience | Student Activities Fair 

  • Murray Center Arena

The ultimate answer to “what is there to do at RIC?” Check out RIC’s Student Activities Fair and start making plans to get involved on campus.

Student Experience | RIC Games

  • Murray Center Arena

Hang out with future ANCHORS and possibly meet your roommate(s). Grab a snack. Follow each other on Instagram, TikTok, or Snapchat over Inflatables, Corn Hole, Build a Bear, and more.

Parent/Family Experience | Student Success

  • Student Union Ballroom

Do you have questions about enrolling at RIC, academic support, campus life (or maybe some questions you’d prefer not to ask in front of your student?) Now’s your chance! Learn about RIC’s summer orientation programs, ways your student can get involved on campus, the residential living or commuting experience, and how the College’s Student Success Team engages parents/families.

Parent/Family Experience | Hope Scholarship & Financial Planning (for RI Residents)      

  • Gaige Hall, Room 100

Learn about the Hope Scholarship and how it provides students across Rhode Island 
access to a four-year RIC degree, two years tuition-free! This session will also cover 
what you need to know about Financial Aid as a Rhode Island resident. In addition, following the presentation until the conclusion of the day, members of the Office of 
Student Financial Aid will be available in the Murray Center to answer your individual financial aid questions.

Parent/Family Experience | Financial Planning (for Out-of-State Students)

  • Gaige Hall, Room 200

Learn about our Northeast Neighbors Discount and financial aid options for students joining RIC from out-of-state. In addition, following the presentation, members of the Office of Student Financial Aid will be available in the Murray Center to answer your individual financial aid questions.


Main Campus & Residence Hall Tours (ongoing)

  • Campus Quad

Take a student-guided tour of RIC’s beautiful, suburban campus, with over $115 million in-vested in facility and infrastructure improvements over the past 3 years.



  • Murry Center Arena

RIC’s Accepted Students Day wraps up with refreshments and giveaways. Students, don’t forget to pick up your Rhode Island College accepted students day gift!

Next Steps to Complete Today

We hope that you've enjoyed learning more about Rhode Island College and that you've determined it to be a good fit for your entire family. Get started on joining the Rhode Island College community today!

Choose RIC!

Submit your enrollment deposit today and officially become a RIC student!

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Evaluate Today's Program

Please give us your feedback on the Accepted Students Day program, then show the completed message to a member of the Admissions Team as you leave the closing to receive your RIC Beach Towel!

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Visit the Campus Bookstore

Visit the Bookstore and present this Accepted Students Day Coupon and receive 10% off any regularly priced college branded item!

Campus Bookstore coupon for 10% off

Share Your Experience

Share your RIC accepted students day experience on social media! #NewAnchors

Rhode Island College entrance


Office of Undergraduate Admissions

If you need information about the application process, scholarships and financial aid, transfer credits, and more, our dedicated team of admissions counselors are here to guide and support you from your first campus visit to your first day of classes.