Additional Student Funding Resources

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Additional student emergency funding is provided by:
Preference for Student Emergency Funds will be given to RIC students who:
  • Are enrolled or have plans to enroll as a result of funding as a degree student
  • Are in good academic standing (CGPA 2.0 minimum)
  • Demonstrate financial hardship due to an emergency situation, or for unanticipated and compelling circumstances that jeopardize the student’s ability to successfully continue in school
  • Have considered and utilized other sources of funding as appropriate, such as recommended student loans, unless not available in a sufficiently timely manner.
  • Students who have not received emergency funds in the past.

Community Resources

Check out all the resources available to RIC students courtesy of Learning for Life.

Please note that there are numerous offices at RIC which provide a variety of support services.

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Career Development Center

The Career Development Center provides students with assistance in finding both on and off campus employment, as well as selecting a major that matches future career goals.

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Disability Services Center

The Disability Services Center arranges accommodations for students with documented disabilities.


Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid assists students and their families in funding educational costs at Rhode Island College.

Center for Health and Wellness

Health Services

The Office of Health Services provides confidential and holistic primary health care; students do not need Student Health Insurance to access services.

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Institutional Equity

The Office of Institutional Equity serves the campus community by leading the college's Title IX and Affirmative Action programs, ensuring compliance with state and federal civil rights laws.

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Learning for Life

Learning for Life provides wraparound services for students facing barriers to success; services include Navigator support mentors and linkages to on and off campus resources.

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Military Resource Center

The Military Resource Center provides support to military connected students adjusting to higher education. It is a clearinghouse for information on programs and services available to veterans.

Office of Academic Support


The Office of Academic Support and Information Services (OASIS) guides students as they navigate their major/career options and connects them to the proper resources, including faculty.


Student Community Government

Student Community Government serves as the voice of the student body and has a lawyer on retainer to provide free legal advice to students.

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Student Life

The Office of Student Life offers opportunities that aim to inspire and ground students in the possibility that the classroom can be anywhere. They also provide support for students communicate with faculty members regarding extenuating circumstances, and handles matters such as requests for extended absences and college withdrawals.

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Unity Center

The on-campus Unity Center serves as the multicultural center and includes the LGBTQ+ Office, International Students Office and the Women’s Center. The Unity Center is dedicated to making the educational experience equitable and promoting cultural awareness, and offers student lounges, academic resources, cultural events, access to information and referrals, and student leadership development opportunities.