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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Greetings Alumni!

Georgia Fortunato

As president of the Rhode Island College Alumni Association, I value your feedback on the association and appreciate your suggestions for future growth. Since its founding as an institution of higher education in 1854, RIC now has more than 75,000 alumni.

We encourage you to become a member of the Alumni Association to take advantage of the many events, programs, benefits and more that we offer.  Please consider updating your contact information with us and possibly giving.

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2023 Book Award Sponsorships are Now Open!

The Book Award program is a longstanding tradition of the Rhode Island College Alumni Association. The Book Award program gives RIC alumni the chance to support graduating high school seniors who plan to attend RIC.

This year’s Book Award will be the book selected as part of the Open Books, Open Minds required reading program for incoming freshmen during 2023-2024. In addition, recipients will receive an award certificate and a $50 gift card to the RIC Barnes and Noble Bookstore. Awards are presented at each of the respective high school's end of year awards ceremonies. 

Sponsor a Book Award


Save these Two Dates!

Please join us for these two special events in April and May:

  • Earth Day with the Bees on April 22 (an alumni-exclusive event)
  • The 2023 Alumni Awards dinner on May 4
Alumni Board members 2023

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. 

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Alumni Mentoring Opportunity

The Career Empowerment Opportunity (C.E.O.) Program is an alumni-driven mentorship program that helps prepare Rhode Island College students for career success. Mentoring a current student is a great way to give back to your alma mater and to help the next generation of RIC alumni!

An alum poses with a current student scholarship recipient

Student Scholarships

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

Alumni News

Upcoming Events

The Shinn Study Abroad Scholarship Committee of Rhode Island College invites you to our annual presentation of Shinn Scholarship recipients for the 2023 - 2024 academic year.

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