Ready to Move In?

Students inside Whipple Hall walking to class

Are You Already Picturing Yourself Here?

Do you like planning and thinking ahead / envisioning living at Rhode Island College?

We Can Help with That

  • bed frame and mattress (regular twin)
  • desk and desk chair
  • built in closet or moveable wardrobe 
  • wall light or desk light
  • dresser (except Sweet Hall)
  • computer 
  • curtain/shades
  • pillow, linens and blankets
  • waste basket
  • clock radio or alarm clock
  • portable refrigerator (must be less than 4.6 cubic foot)
  • television (without antennas)
  • surge protectors and grounded power strips
  • posts and pictures
  • floor rug
  • cooking appliances - hot pot, hot kettle, toaster, toaster oven, George Forman cooker, hot plate, rice cooker, slow cooker, instapot, etc. 
  • electric heaters of any king 
  • any living creature other than yourself or a flake-eating fish 
  • candles of any kind
  • incense, incense burners or potpourri burners
  • alcohol (including empty, decorative bottles)
  • illegal drugs
  • halogen lamps
  • wall tapestry to cloth items that can hang from the wall
  • christmas lights, hanging lights, rope lights, lanterns or any form of temporary lighting
  • extension cords (power strips and surge protectors are allowed) 
    United Laboratories approval is for the protection of all electrical items brought into Residence Halls. UL approval has been checked and is electrically safe, without this sticker or tag, electrical items will not be allowed in residence halls.  

Apply to RIC and Plan to Live on Campus

Make your vision a reality.

Rhode Island College entrance

Contact Us

Office of Residential Life & Housing

Our office provides facilities that are designed to be safe, clean, comfortable, and conducive to student learning. We offer a variety of housing options from traditional residence halls to suite style living environments.