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Residential Life & Housing​Rooms are still available

The Office of Residential Life and Housing is located in the Penfield Hall. Our office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.​m. We can be reached at (401) 456-8240.​​​​​​​​​​​​

Steps to make your Housing Deposit

  1. Sign in to MyRIC with any browser EXCEPT Safari, as we are not compatible with Safari.
  2. On the left hand sidebar, under Campus Finances, choose “Make a Payment”.
  3. Three payment options will be displayed and there will be another link to “Make a Payment/ View your bill”. Select that option.
  4. The Student Account Online screen will display. Your ‘Current Balance $0’ should be at the top left of the screen. Below that select “Click here to make a payment”. You should be able to select the Housing Deposit option there. Newly accepted students may need to select the Enrollment Deposit option as well, if they have not already made that deposit.

A message for current RIC residence hall students

Read this important message.


RIC HOP​E Line

Do you feel distressed? Do you wish to speak with someone? Please call the 24/7 Rhode Island College HOPE line: 401-456-HOPE (4673). The HOPE line is in addition to the counseling center and has been established to provide continuous support to our campus community. Please note that if you are in need of immediate support, please dial 911 and proceed to your local emergency room.​​


Residential Life and Housing Report Form

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Page last updated: August 28, 2020