RICFEST 2022 Homecoming & Family Weekend

family at RIC Fest

Full Schedule and Registration

View the full schedule of events for the weekend. Registration is required for ALL events. For more information, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@ric.edu or by phone at 401-456-8086.

Please note: Due to inclement weather, events on the Quad on Saturday, Oct 1 have been moved indoors to the RIC Rec Center and several RIC Athletic games and matches have been cancelled. See the updated schedule here.

The campus map can be found here

Homecoming Highlights
September 29th – October 1st

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Schedule of Events

Homecoming and Family Weekend - Join the RIC community for a weekend of fun!


RICFEST Marketplace

Attendees can enjoy the RICFEST Marketplace featuring local small business owners, artists, artisans, crafters and authors.
NOTE: Limited Capacity for Vendors.

Vendors' Registration

RIC Honey

RIC Beehive Tours

Tour the RIC Bee Education Center with our campus beekeeper, James Murphy ’07. Find out what it’s like to wear a bee suit and explore the hives to see honeybees at work. Bee suits and honey samples are provided. Space is limited, so sign up today!

Sign Up

Anchor Archives

Anchor Archive

Step into RIC history and explore The Anchor newspaper archive online! View digitized issues of The Anchor from 1927 to 1979 in the Library's Digital Commons repository.

The Adams Library will be open during RICFEST! Visitors can explore the building on Oct. 1, from 11 am - 5 pm, and learn more about the Anchor Archive in the Adams Library lobby between 11 am - 1 pm.


Admissions Info Session & Tour

Whether this is your first time at RIC or you have been a part of our community for years, the Admissions team is opening the doors so you can explore our campus and learn more about our distinctive academic programs and initiatives. Even if you think you already knew what goes on, we guarantee you will be surprised at all the changes on campus! Children and and grandchildren of RIC grads welcome!

(scroll down to the calendar and select Saturday, October 1st)

RIC Reunite event September 30, 2022

RIC ReuNite

Rhode Island College Alumni Association is hosting RIC ReuNite where alumni can gather, connect, and enjoy appetizers along with live music. Friday September 30, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Student Union Ballroom. This is a FREE event, but please register to attend. 


child painting pumpkin outdoors during the day

Pumpkin Painting & More

Want to paint a pumpkin? All ages are welcome to participate. Visit the Kidzone on the Quad at RICFEST for activities for the whole family! We'll have games, fall crafts, and pumpkin painting! 

Special thanks to our volunteers from RIC Civic Engagement and the RIC Cooperative Preschool for sponsoring and staffing the Kidzone at RICFEST!

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Contact Us

Office of Alumni Relations

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