Commencement 2022


Saturday, May 14, 2022
TIME: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkin' Donuts Center, Providence, RI

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2022 Senior Class Music Event April 29

Senior Class Events

The Class of 2022 is celebrating with three upcoming events:

April 29: A Sounds Sick Perspective
Concert at Fete Music Hall featuring Chach, Ocean of Illusions, The Blessing of the Curse, AK40DEVIN and many more. Doors open and show begins at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 for RIC students and $20 for all others. (Students must show a valid student ID at purchase.) Tickets are available for purchase from Class President Kaicie Boeglin in Donovan Dining Center on March 28th and 30th from 12-5 p.m. or by email.

May 4: Astronomy Night
At the Margaret M. Jacoby Observatory Site at CCRI Knight Campus in Warwick. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Free to attend and no registration required.

May 6: Senior Night at The Thirsty Beaver
Private event for RIC seniors and their guests at The Thirsty Beaver in Smithfield. 8 pm.-1 a.m. Food supplied by the venue, drinks not included. Advance registration required

Health & Safety Information

For Graduates and Guests

Registration will be required for all in-person individual college ceremonies, and the number of guest tickets allotted will be based upon the number of RSVPs and the most current COVID-19 guidelines at that time. 

  • Vaccination recommended but not required
  • Masks optional. Masks will be available to graduates in attendance and worn based on personal choice. 
  • No physical distancing for seating
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, public health guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Rhode Island Department of Health, and RIC COVID-19 Task Force will be closely monitored and followed in the days leading up to the ceremonies. 
Please be advised that plans are subject to change.
Rhode Island College entrance

Questions about Commencement Ceremony

Commencement Office

The Commencement Office works to ensure that our graduates, their families, and our campus community enjoys a memorable ceremony and celebration that is student-centered and family oriented.

Rhode Island College entrance

Questions about eligibility to graduate

Records Office

Responsible for the registration processes, recording of student academic progress, scheduling course offerings and the physical facilities, preparing degree evaluations and certifying graduation, providing transcript services, and certifying attendance.