Students

Student MyRIC/Network Account Information

Your network account consists of two parts, a username (User ID) and password.

Your username is constructed by taking your first initial followed by your last name, followed by an underscore "_" and the last four digits of your student ID. For example, if your name is Joe E. Doe and your student ID is 1234567, your username will be jdoe_1234. In the unlikely event that your username is not unique, your username will include an alphabetic character, e.g. jdoe_1234a.

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Student E-mail Account Information

Click here to access student e-mail account information

If you require assistance, please see additional instructions available on MyRIC or contact the Help Desk (401-456-8803 or helpdesk@ric.edu) or visit one of the walk-in labs (Horace Mann Tech Center and Whipple 102).

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Changing Your RIC Account Password

RIC Computing Systems Upgrades Continue: Activate your new account ASAP

To ensure a smooth transition to the upgraded computing systems, you will need to activate a new account and reset your current password. This will ensure that you maintain continuous access to your email throughout the transition.

As always, RIC will never ask you for your password; we are using MyRIC to ensure your security during the transition. Please log into MyRIC, and perform the following steps BEFORE March 31st:

STEP 1: Activate your new account in the upgraded system by clicking “Activate New Account” in MyRIC. You will use your network ID as the User ID in this step.

Outside Linkhttps://passwordstation2.ric.edu/AIMS/PS/Default.aspx

STEP 2: Reset your current account password to the password you just set in step 1 by clicking “Reset Current Account Password” in MyRIC. You will use your network ID as the User ID in this step.

Outside Linkhttps://passwordstation.ric.edu/AIMS/PS/Default.aspx


To further enhance security for students, the upgraded system will require strong passwords (i.e., passwords containing between 10 to 14 characters and at least one of each of the following: upper case, lower case, number, and a special character).

If you require assistance, please see additional instructions available on MyRIC or contact the Help Desk (401-456-8803 or helpdesk@ric.edu) or visit one of the walk-in labs (Horace Mann Tech Center and Whipple 102).

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Using Your Student Home Directory

Each Rhode Island College student receives 50 MB of personal storage space for storing files for on-campus use. This allocation of College storage space is your home directory, or H: drive. When you log into a lab computer in the classroom or walk-in labs at Rhode Island College, your home directory is automatically available to you. Your home directory is backed up nightly and is an excellent place to keep backup copies of your important academic documents. When you logon to a lab computer, your home directory automatically appears as Drive H. when you click the My Computer icon. To save files to your home directory, navigate to the H: drive in your save menu or explicitly save your file as H:filename.ext e.g. H:mybestwork.doc or H:difficultspreadsheet.xls.



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Page last updated: March 24, 2015