Events

2021 Summer Events:

Rhode Island College will host limited number of events this summer. Each event is reviewed and approved on a case-by-case basis for health and safety protocols. 
If you wish to host an event at Rhode Island College, please contact RIC Events Office at events@ric.edu.
ALL plans are subject to a strict approval process that must meet ALL Rhode Island Department of Health and Rhode Island College health and safety guidelines.

Please see guidelines below for 2021 summer events:

  Events Two Days of Less Events Two Days or More Camps
Pre-approval required before event is confirmed Required
On campus groups:
Department Head -> CECS – Director SHS -> AVP AF -> EMS
Off campus group: CECS – Director SHS -> AVP AF -> EMS
Required
On campus groups:
Department Head -> CECS – Director SHS -> AVP AF -> EMS
Off campus group: CECS – Director SHS -> AVP AF -> EMS
Required
On campus groups:
Department Head -> CECS – Director SHS -> AVP AF -> EMS
Off campus group: CECS – Director SHS -> AVP AF -> EMS
 
Masks – Indoors Required Required Required
Masks – Outdoors Required if less than 3 feet in distance Required if less than 3 feet in distance Required if less than 3 feet in distance
Distancing / indoors outdoors 3 feet 3 feet 3 feet
Health Screenings Required (where available)
Maybe screened once a day
Required (where available)
Maybe screened once a day
Required (where available)
Maybe screened once a day
Names of participants Required for contract tracing  Required for contract tracing  Required for contract tracing 
Assigned seating If possible If possible If possible
COVID-19 Asymptomatic Testing for participants  Not required
If possible, provide proof of negative test results taken 72 hours before, prior to first day
One a week (if more than a week)
If possible, provide proof of negative test results taken 72 hours before, prior to first day
One a week (if more than a week)
If possible, provide proof of negative test results taken 72 hours before, prior to first day
RIC provided Asymptomatic testing May provide testing at $20/test based on ability to test May provide testing at $20/test based on ability to test May provide testing at $20/test based on ability to test
Proof of vaccination for participants Not required / but may volunteer provide vaccination information Not required / but may volunteer provide vaccination information Not required / but may volunteer provide vaccination information
Pre/post cleaning, mitigation of spaces  Required Required Required

Campus gatherings/events

  • Proposals for any RIC sponsored on-campus events (whether it is originated by faculty, students, staff) must be submitted to the College Events office for evaluation. 
  • The Events Office will consult with the Director of Health Services for approval.
  • Must have approval from Dean/Division Head/Unit Director.
  • Proposals for any Non-RIC sponsored on-campus gathering or events must be submitted to the College Events office for approval. The Events Office will consult with the Director of Health Services for approval and required mitigations.
  • Student groups: Student Success Team will evaluate event for plan, structure, ownership.
  • Additional health and safety mitigation costs associated charged to RIC department or outside group.
  • Other groups – Submit to CECS.

    Step 1: Fill out 2021 Event Request Approval Form
    Step 2: Submit to CECS for evaluation
    Step 3: Health & Safety oversight (Director SHS or designee) / evaluation
    Step 4: AVP A&F approval for mitigation
    Step 5: If final approval is granted, EMS contract generated and campus partners informed.

 

Find an Event

New Transfer Student Orientation

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New Student Orientation combines live orientation sessions with online orientation modules to welcome new students to our campus, introduce you to campus resources, assist you with registering for classes and more. Online Orientation for Summer 2021 will combine Synchronous (live at a specific time) and Asynchronous (on your own time) elements. When registering you will see two dates in each session; there are opening and closing (synchronous) dates for each session.

First-Year Student Orientation

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  • schedule Various times
  • room Virtual Event

New Student Orientation combines live orientation sessions with online orientation modules to welcome new students to our campus, introduce you to campus resources, assist you with registering for classes and more. Online Orientation for Summer 2021 will combine Synchronous (live at a specific time) and Asynchronous (on your own time) elements. When registering you will see two dates in each session; there are opening and closing (synchronous) dates for each session.

Learn. Live. Love: Embracing our LGBTQ+ Community at RIC

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Join Dr. Leslie Schuster and Kyle Canales '21 for a discussion about RIC's queer studies minor, professional development opportunities and ways to support LGBTQ+ students learning and living on campus.

Alumni Association Annual Meeting

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  • room Rhode Island College Campus

Open to all Rhode Island College Graduates