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Emergency Management/Campus Advisories

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There are no advisories to report at this time.​​​

We ask that you exercise caution when ​walking or driving on campus.​​


NOTIFICATIONS: Rhode Island College is dedicated to providing a safe and healthy campus environment for students, faculty, staff and the surrounding community. The Emergency Management/Campus Advisories web page is a hub for the posting of timely and concise information of value related to inclement weather and other campus advisories.

During any significant weather event or emergency, the RIC community may access up-to-date information by calling the college information line at (​401) 456-9500. Alerts, when necessary, will be posted to the website and sent by text message to all RICAlert subscribers. Additionally, pertinent information will be available on RIC’s social media accounts and on local radio and TV stations.

It is also recommended that all campus constituents register for college notification systems. For more information on the RICAlert system, click here.​

In the event of delays or class/college closures, Rhode Island College will post information in accordance with the class cancellation / college closing policy.

In addition to the RIC website, notices will be posted:

  1. On the college information line at (401) 456-9500;
  2. With local radio and television stations through the Rhode Island Broadcasters ​Association consortium;
  3. Via text messages using RICAlert - the Rhode Island College Emergency Notification System;
  4. and on the Outside Link RIC Facebook and Outside Link Twitter pages.

Sign up for RICAlert

We urge all members of the cam​pus community to register for the college's RICAlert text messaging system. This emergency notification system allows the college to send an emergency text message through any mobile device to members of the college community for whom it has a mobile phone number and will only be used in the event of an emergency, including the small chance that classes would need to be delayed or cancelled. Click here for registration instructions and click here to access MyRIC. (There may be a short delay before your subscription to RICAlert is activated.) Here is a list of FAQs for RICAlert.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Page last updated: March 22, 2019