Summer Sessions 2021

Enroll in Summer Sessions 2021
Please be advised all Summer Sessions I and II classes will be taught remotely. 

Session I: May 17 - June 25 
Session II: June 28 - August 6 


Courses Lists for Undergraduates & Graduate Level 

Session I Undergraduate Session I Graduate 
Session II Undergraduate   Session II Graduate

What You Need to Know

Dates and Times

All students register via the web and at assigned dates and times. Students may register at the beginning of their scheduled appointment time. Online registration is accessed through MyRIC user ID and password. Your registration time is already listed in your MyRIC account. 

Students with disabilities who need assistance with accessing online registration should contact the Disability Services Center at (401) 456-2776.

The registration system is available from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. daily. Be sure to avoid course meeting time conflicts. You may not register for more than one section of a course. 

Degree Candidates (Students who have been admitted to a degree program)

Session One: February 22 - May 21
Session Two: February 22 - July 2

Non-Degree Students (New plus those students who have attended RIC in the past but who are not formally admitted to a degree program)

Session One: March 2 - May 21
Session Two: March 2 - July 2

Waiver Students (National Guard, STEP Program, Senior Citizens, and students with unemployment waivers)

Session One: TBD
Session Two: TBD

Rhode Island College students with existing MyRIC accounts: 

  • Access your MyRIC account and enter your user ID and password (all lowercase)
  • Click on Self Service > select Enrollment 
  • Call/Class Numbers
    The five-digit number preceding each course is the number needed to add or drop the course. In Class Search, clicking the call number will provide the course description. Each course section has a unique code. Some courses require departmental consent to enroll. These courses are identified in Class Search on the Class Details page by the phrase "Department Consent Required". Restrictions, such as minimum grade point average, earned credits, major, or permission of department chair may apply. Contact the offering department for registration information.

If you forgot your username and password or have trouble accessing your account - contact the Records Office at (401) 456-8213.

Summer Session I

Classes begin May 17, 2021 and the add/drop period extends through May 21. Last day to withdraw from courses without permission is June 4.

Summer Session II

Classes begin June 28, 2021 and the add/drop period extends through July 2. Last day to withdraw from courses without permission is July 16.

Undergraduate Course Load

The maximum course load during the summer is 8 credit hours per summer session. Any exception to the maximum course load policy must be approved in writing by the appropriate academic dean. 

Graduate Course Load

The maximum course load during the summer is 8 credit hours per summer session. Students holding appointments as graduate assistance or graduate research assistants are considered full-time students, but must be enrolled for a minimum of 6 credits each semester or 6 credits in any one summer session. 

Current RIC Students

Log into MyRIC and select Self Service > Class Search 


New Students

Go to MyRIC and click on Search for Classes beneath the Guest Access

College Catalog 

The college catalog contains degree requirements for all undergraduate programs of study, rules that affect students, descriptions of courses, and a list of the faculty and administration of the college. You must know the rules given in the catalog for your degree program. The catalog is the document of authority for all students. 

Course Numbers Description
000-009 Noncredit Courses
100-199 Introductory and General Education courses normally taken during the first and second year
200-299 Other lower-division courses and General Education courses
300-399 Courses taken by undergraduate students who have met the prerequisite(s). These courses are not accepted for credit toward graduate degrees
400-499 Courses normally taken in the junior and senior years. These courses are open to graduate students for credit towards a graduate degree. The number of credits acceptable in a graduate program is limited by graduate program policies
500-599 Courses open to graduate students. Normally these courses require a bachelor's degree as a prerequisite. In certain circumstances, qualified students who have earned at least 90 credit hours may be admitted, with permission of the instructor and the appropriate dean 
600-699 Courses open to graduate and doctoral students only
700-799 Courses open to graduate and doctoral students only

 

Summer Financial Aid

Financial aid for Summer Sessions is available from three federal programs:

  • Pell Grants (undergraduates only)
  • Direct Loans
  • Work-Study

These programs are restricted to students accepted to degree programs and eligible certificate programs. Non-degree students are not eligible for financial aid. Visiting students matriculated at other institutions should check with the financial aid office at their home school regarding the possibility of receiving financial aid under a consortium agreement. 

Summer 2021 Tuition & Fees

Summer 2021 Tuition & Fees

You will be assessed tuition and fees based on your student category and residence. If your permanent residence for over one year has been Rhode Island, you may apply for in-state status at the Records Office in Building 4. In addition, to be considered independent of your parents, you must not have been claimed as a dependent for tax purposes for two years and you must have resided in Rhode Island for at least one year. It is your responsibility to inform the College of your status so that you are correctly charged.

All nondegree (not yet admitted to a degree program) students, undergraduate and graduate, are assessed tuition charges based on the course level. Undergraduate courses are billed at the undergraduate rate and graduate courses are billed at the graduate rate.

Summer 2021 Tuition per credit

Rhode Island College is a state-supported institution; therefore, tuition and fees are subject to change at any time by the action of the Board of Education.

  In State Out of State Northeast Neighbors*
Undergraduate $229 $397 $343
Graduate $305 $473 $457
Joint Ph.D. in Education $318 $485 $477
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program $320 $498 $480

Please Note: Rates are subject to change

*Northeast Neighbors
If you are one of our Northeast Neighbors and you live in Connecticut, Long Island, Metro New York City, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire or Vermont, you could qualify for a specific tuition rate* that is more affordable than the tuition at your local state college or university. 

Payment Information

You may make payment by cash, check or electronic check, or by credit card using American Express, MasterCard, Visa or Discover. Credit card payments are only accepted on line and will have a convenience fee of 2.75% added to each card transaction. There is no fee for electronic check processing. For degree students, financial aid that has been offered and that you have accepted may also be applied to your bill. You will be required to pay any difference that is due.

If you register for summer courses after April 18, you are expected to make payment prior to classes beginning for the session. It is your responsibility to make certain that your registration accurately reflects your enrollment intentions for the semester. Since bills are based upon enrolled credits, you should drop unwanted courses as soon as possible. If you have questions regarding payment call the Bursar’s Office at 456-8130.

Billing Information

E-Billing

Electronic billing is now the official billing method of Rhode Island College. It is reliable, convenient and provides faster and easier service for students and parent - and is more green than paper billing. 

Students will be sent an email when an E-Bill is available for viewing. This email is sent only to the student's official RIC email address. Students may also give access to parents to view their E-Bills and/or make e-payments by setting them up as authorized users. All enrolled students will receive an E-Bill.

Way to Pay Your Bill

  1. Electronic Payment
    Through electronic payment option, you can pay by credit card, e-check or using your RIC funds card. Credit Cards will have a 2.75% convenience fee added to the transaction. There is no fee for electronic check processing or payment using RIC Funds card. 
     
  2. Mail a Check
    Please include a printed copy of your bill with your check.
    Mail to:
    Rhode Island College
    Bursar's Office
    600 Mt. Pleasant Avenue
    Providence, RI 02908
     
  3. In-Person Payment (Cash or Check)
    You must pay in person by cash or check at the Bursar's Office during regular business hours. The Bursar's Office is located in Building 4 on East Campus. 

LATE FEES: A $50 late fee will be assessed to all past due balances.

Tuition Waivers

Certain RI residents may be eligible for fee waivers including those receiving unemployment benefits, senior citizens (at least 60 years old), and disabled veterans, Members of the RI National Guard may apply for a waiver through the STEP program by contacting their TING commander. Waiver students may not register for classes until the last day before classes begin. 

Courses Not Eligible for Waiver Consideration

Courses in which instructional costs are directly affected by the number of students enrolled are not eligible for tuition waiver. For example, student teaching, applied music, independent study, some continuing education courses, and some courses with clinical requirements and internships.

Refund Policy for Summer Sessions

Enrolled Students

Students have one-week Add/Drop Period in which to adjust their schedules each summer session. A 100% refund of tuition and fees is granted for courses dropped during this period. Drops after this period will not be eligible for a refund of tuition or fees. 

Withdrawn Students

Students who officially withdraw from all classes for a summer session shall be entitled to a refund of tuition based upon their official date of withdrawal.
 

Week 1 2 3 4 through 6
Refund 100% 50% 25% None

Fees are nonrefundable after the first week of class.