Directions to Campus
Rhode Island College is located in the Mount Pleasant section of Providence, RI at 600 Mount Pleasant Avenue.
From Route 95 Northbound
Take Exit 21 (Broadway exit); turn left at second traffic light (Atwells Avenue). Follow Atwells Avenue for 1.5 miles to the intersection with Mount Pleasant Avenue. Turn right onto Mount Pleasant Avenue. The College entrance is 1.1 miles ahead on the left.
From Route 95 Southbound
Take Exit 21 (Atwells Avenue exit). Turn right onto Atwells Avenue. Continue on Atwells Avenue for 1.5 miles to the intersection with Mount Pleasant Avenue. Turn right onto Mount Pleasant Avenue. The College entrance is 1.1 miles ahead on the left.
From Route 295 Northbound
Take Exit 6A to US Route 6 East. Follow US Route 6 East to the Killingly Street (RI Route 128) exit. Turn left off exit and follow Killingly Street to end. Turn right onto Greenville Avenue and follow to first traffic light. Bear left across the bridge onto Manton Ave. Continue to the next traffic light and turn left onto Fruit Hill Avenue. Bear right at the fork in the road. Campus entrance is approximately 0.2 mile ahead on the right.
From Route 295 Southbound
Take Exit 7A to US Route 44 East. Follow US Route 44 East for 2.8 miles to the intersection with Fruit Hill Avenue. Bear right onto Fruit Hill Avenue. The College entrance is 1.0 mile ahead on the left.
From the State House
Follow US Route 44 West (Smith Street) for 2.3 miles. Turn sharp left onto Mount Pleasant Avenue. Follow Mount Pleasant Avenue for 0.4 mile. The College entrance is on the right.
For Those Using GPS Devices
The address of the college is 600 Mt. Pleasant Avenue, Providence, RI 02908. The college is located at 41° 50’ 33” north latitude and 71° 27’ 50” west longitude.
The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority operates bus service to the Rhode Island College campus. RIPTA will be making some winter service changes, effective Saturday, January 18, 2014. Regular service adjustments are made three times a year in response to seasonal changes and/or passenger use. These winter service changes are part of the second phase of RIPTA’s implementation of its Comprehensive Operational Analysis which assessed the demand for transit service throughout the state.
In general, the changes listed below will provide earlier and later RIPTA service to and from campus on weekdays:
92 RI College/Federal Hill/East Side
Weekday: The following trips have been added.
- Eastbound from RI College: 5:35am.
- Westbound from East Side Market: 6:20am, 10:04pm, 10:24pm & 10:44pm.
- Westbound from Kennedy Plaza: 7:10am, 7:15am & 7:25am.
De lunes a viernes: hemos añadido los siguientes recorridos.
- En dirección al este desde RI College: 5:35am.
- En dirección al oeste desde East Side Market: 6:20am, 10:04pm, 10:24pm y 10:44pm.
- En dirección al oeste desde Kennedy Plaza: 7:10am, 7:15am y 7:25am.
Other service changes include direct service from Providence to Woonsocket on Route 54 (Lincoln/Woonsocket); new improved frequency key corridor service on Routes 17 (Dyer/Pocasset), 19 (Plainfield/Westminster), and20 (Elmwood Ave./T.F. Green Airport); and the realignment of Routes 17 (Dyer/Pocasset),19 (Plainfield/Westminster), 20 (Elmwood Ave./T.F. Green Airport), 34 (East Providence), 51 (Charles St./Twin River/CCRI) and 54 (Lincoln/Woonsocket).
Route 79 (Columbus Ave.) has been discontinued. Route 79 passengers may use Route 80 (Armistice Blvd) for service to Memorial Hospital and Columbus Avenue.
Visit www.ripta.com for details.