Events

Welcome to our centralized, chronological listing of RIC events. View the landscape of activity and happenings on campus and become an active participant in our lively community. Offices across campus submit events to be included here, so questions about any particular event should be directed to that event's point of contact. The Web Team is not responsible for event accuracy.
 

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First-Year Student Orientation | August 1–2

Congratulations on your acceptance to Rhode Island College! We're excited to see you at Orientation!

Transfer Student Orientation | August 5

Congratulations on your acceptance to Rhode Island College! We're excited to see you at Orientation!

RI Writing Project | Open Air Institute

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The OAI is three days of fresh air and rejuvenation, a place-based institute designed to integrate content area literacy strategies while exploring local history, culture, and geography as the RIWP writes its way around Rhode Island.

Community Development Day

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All RIC employees are invited to attend RIC’s inaugural Community Development Day - an opportunity to gather and learn from other colleagues, to foster an inclusive community, and to focus on our amazing students! Many breakout sessions (outlined in our Schedule of Events) will be presented by our own RIC faculty and staff. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Anchors Away Day

Anchors Away Day is a welcome event for all First Year Students.

Difficult Conversations Program | Dialogic Classroom Workshop

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Some of the most important issues we all face-such as social justice, racism, institutional equity-may seem impossible to talk productively about across ideological and personal divides. Yet we must find ways to have those talks if we are to progress as a society, and a college is the ideal place to learn how to do so.

Open Books - Open Minds Teaching Roundtable

Join us for a roundtable about teaching on this year’s Open Books – Open Minds book, Light from Uncommon Stars, by Ryka Aoki...

Homecoming Week 2024

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Homecoming week will take place from Monday, September 23 to Sunday, September 29, culminating in our signature event, RICFest, on Saturday, September 28 from 12–3 pm at the RIC Quad. Rain date will be Sunday, September 29.

Majors Fair

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Join us for a "Majors Fair" where you can meet with over 30 programs from across the College.

Alumni Awards Dinner

Join us as we honor thirteen exceptional RIC alumni and community leaders during Homecoming Week.