Office of Alumni Relations

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What We Do

The Alumni Association proudly serves our 75,000+ graduates of Rhode Island College by providing resources, events and benefits exclusively to our alumni community. 

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Office Hours

Monday - Friday

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

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Michael Smith '79
Michael Smith '79, President

Greetings Alumni!

As president of the Rhode Island College Alumni Association, I value your feedback about the RIC Alumni Association and appreciate your suggestions on ways to ensure future growth. Since its founding as an institution of higher education in 1854 more than 75,000 alumni have graduated from RIC.

We encourage you to become involved as a member of the Alumni Association to take advantage of the many events, programs, benefits and more that Rhode Island College has to offer.  Learn more about what the Alumni Association has to offer you!

Update Your InformationGive Now2022 Alumni Award Nomination Form


Career Empowerment Opportunity Accepting Applications!

The C.E.O. mentoring program is currently accepting applications for mentees and mentors NOW! Students must submit a mentee application by December 13th, 2021 for consideration.

Alumni Relations Staff

Alumni Association Board of Directors 2018

Alumni Association Board of Directors

The Alumni Association Board of Directors is here to represent and serve the Rhode Island College alumni community. Through programming initiatives, affinity groups, scholarships and more, the Board of Directors meets regularly to provide resources and events. 

CEO Mentors 2020

Alumni Mentoring Opportunities

The Career Empowerment Opportunity (C.E.O.) Program is an alumni-driven mentorship program that helps prepare Rhode Island College students for career success. 

Alumni Awards 2019 Honorees

Alumni Awards & Recognition

RIC Graduates and campus community members are achieving great success, creating better communities and inspiring others. 

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Student Scholarships

The Alumni Association provides scholarships to undergraduate students to qualify. Please review our current scholarship opportunities and emergency grant funding. 


RIC Spirit Gear

Get your Rhode Island College Alumni apparel at our official Barnes & Noble Bookstore located in the Student Union. 

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College Magazine

Learn more about the Rhode Island College community by reading the latest issue of the College Magazine.

Alumni Benefits

The Alumni Association continues to strengthen our growing alumni community, through continuous opportunities and benefits exclusively for our alumni. 

If you are getting married, sharing a big announcement, traveling or reuniting with other RIC Alumni, we want you to share the occasion with us!  

Email us a FREE RIC Pennant/Banner to help capture the moment. Please Note: It can take 5-7 business days for the pennant to arrive in the mail.

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Alycia (Astarita) Russell '11 & Jason Russell '11 Wedding Reception

All Rhode Island College Alumni receive a free subscription to the Rhode Island College official magazine. To ensure you are receiving your copy of the magazine we must have your most up-to-date contact information.

Liberty Mutual

Our exclusive partnership with Liberty Mutual to help alumni save $782 or more on auto and home insurance.*

Get Your Quote Here or and find out more by calling (844) 651-7285 

 *Average combined annual savings based on countrywide survey or new customers from 1/1/15 to 1/29/16 who reported their prior insurers’ premiums when they switched to Liberty Mutual. Savings comparison does not apply in MA.  

Alumni have access to resources and assistance to help you in the right direction to explore job opportunities or make a career change through strategy sessions, networking tips and opportunity to practice your interview skills. 

Handshake Job Service Platform

Alumni have full access to RIC’s online job portal, Handshake, to hire or seek job opportunities. Request access to your FREE account today. 

Handshake Request Form

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The Alumni Association is proud to announce a new alumni travel program with our AAA partnership. Trips are designed specifically for RIC alumni, families and friends, to experience new destinations around the world with the truth and recognition of AAA.  

Reykjavik, Iceland on a Quest for the Northern Lights  
October 21 - 27, 2022


Double $3329
Single $3929
If booked by February 2022, you will receive $100 off!


To book the trip with our discounted rate, or to inquire please contact our AAA Representative Caroline Haylett via email or phone (401) 789 - 3000 EXT. 3099. 

Enjoy discounted tickets to the RIC Performing Arts events and shows at a substantial discount by visiting Arts and Culture at Rhode Island College. 

To receive your discount, identify yourself as an alumnus/a when purchasing by phone, (401) 456-8144 or at the box office. Alumni discounts currently are not offered for online ticket sales.  

Alumni are also eligible for discounted tickets for events and outings sponsored by the Alumni Association. Past events have included the Providence Bruins, Providence Performing Carts Center, Boston Red Soxs and local restaurants.  

Alumni have lifetime access and borrowing privileges at the James P. Adams Library – check out books, articles, special collections and digital access to library services. 

Alumni are eligible to receive a diploma replace if lost, stolen or would like it resized. 

Replacement diplomas reflect the current diploma format (8X10) and display the signature of the current President and Chair of the Board of Education. If your legal name has changed since your graduation and you wish your replacement diploma to reflect the change, please provide a clear copy of documentation to accompany this form.

A $25.00 replacement fee per degree is required with form.
Diploma Replacement Request

Please note, diploma replacements are through the Records Office. 

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