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Residential Life & Housing​


Greetings from the Office of Residential Life and Housing​​​

Welcome back!
Residence Halls open at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 14th.

Opportunity to Live on Campus for 2017-2018 Academic Year

Spaces may be available for fall for current RIC students (sophomores, juniors, seniors or grad students) or incoming transfer students. If you’d like to live on campus, please fill out this form to submit housing preferences for Browne, Thorp or Weber halls
(Penfield is not available).
If you are an incoming freshman, do not fill out this form. Instead, click on Apply for Housing​​​ ​and follow the instructions under Incoming New Student ​to pay the $220 housing deposit.

Our Mission

The Office of Residential Life and Housing at Rhode Island College is dedicated to providing an open and respectful environment that is caring, positive and safe.

Through a student centered approach to learning that values shared responsibility, empowerment and leadership; our staff strives to inspire personal growth and academic success.

Our office is represented by a diverse and educated professional staff committed to providing students with the highest level of quality and efficiency through continued professional development and a proactive approach to problem solving.

By building a supportive community that celebrates creativity and diversity, our goal is to provide lasting connections that instill a commitment to leadership and citizenry.

The Office of Residential Life and Housing is located in the Penfield Hall. Our office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm. We can be reached at (401) 456-8240.​​​

Page last updated: January 11, 2018