Homecoming 2014 Event Schedule

Click or tap a day below to learn more!

Thursday, October 16 / Friday, October 17 Saturday, October 18

Thursday, October 16

Waterpong Tournament

6-8 pm, Student Union Ballroom

For information call 401-456-8034

Friday, October 17

The Unity Center 20th Anniversary Event

$30 per person, $15 for students - Outside LinkBuy tickets online!
5-9 pm
Student Union Ballroom
For information call 401-456-8791 or email unitycenter@ric.edu

A Night to Shine

Benefits the Dean’s Development Fund, School of Nursing
$100 per person
5:30 – 9 p.m.
RI Country Club
For information call 401-456-8014 or email cpeck@ric.edu

Saturday, October 18

Activities 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. (unless specified)

Schedules and maps for all activities available at our Alumni Welcome Tent.

Children’s Activities

  • Finger and pumpkin painting, cookie decorating, games and dancing
  • Musical groups
  • Cartoon characters

Presented by the Cooperative Preschool, Henry Barnard School, and the RIC Health & Physical Education department


  • Special Art Students’ Exhibit
  • Arts and Crafts Vendors Under the Tent  -  featuring ceramics, handcrafted fabric bags, accessories/gifts from recycled and vintage textiles,  button jewelry, oil paintings, crocheted and knitted bags, scarves, and hats, handmade soaps, wearable art in wire and stone, artwork, notecards, paperlights.
  • Tours of Alex and Ani Conference Center  - 10 a.m. – 12 Noon
  • Open Ceramics Workshop – Learn to throw your own pot on the wheel -  10 a.m. – 12 Noon
  • Jewelry Fashion Show featuring the designs of RIC students – 12 Noon


  • Adams Library Book Sale
  • Book Fair and Signing - featuring Rhode Island – based authors


  • Greek Alumni Reunion  - 10:30 a.m. Student Union 401-456-8034
  • 1984 Reunion including former members of Student Community Government
  • Health and Physical Education Reunion

Parade - 1:30 p.m

  • Children and families welcome to march!
  • Bolivian entertainers
  • Portuguese dancers
  • The Dominican Roba la Gallina and the Lechones
  • Homecoming King and Queen
  • Floats
  • Cartoon characters
  • Musical groups
  • Classic cars and scooters

Call 401-456-8086 for parade guidelines and details

Cookout - 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. ($7 Per person)

  • Hamburgers
  • Hot dogs
  • Veggie burgers
  • Pasta salad
  • Watermelon
  • Home-made apple cobbler w/ vanilla ice cream
  • Lemonade

Registration is required for the cookout. Click here to register.

For more information on Homecoming, call the RIC Alumni Office 401-456-8086 or email alumni @ric.edu.

Athletic Awards Dinner and Hall of Fame Induction

5:30 p.m., Reception at the Murray Center
6:30 p.m., Dinner, Donovan Dining Center
$45 per ticket
Please contact Art Pontarelli at (401) 456-8863 or email at apontarelli@ric.edu


Page last updated: August 14, 2014