Students walking on the RIC quad near the institutional sign

Report a Positive Case of COVID-19

Please submit the appropriate form if you have tested positive:

Rhode Island College recommends that all students be up to date with vaccinations, including the new boosters for COVID-19.

Success from Cooperation

The RIC administration is truly thankful for the cooperation of each member of our campus community to date as we strive to safeguard everyone’s health and wellness and deliver a rich campus experience. Please continue to abide by the mitigations we have laid out to assure your own health, and that of your fellow students, staff and faculty.

If you have any questions about these mitigations:

Rhode Island College COVID Guidelines

Exposed to COVID-19

If you have been exposed to someone positive for COVID-19, take precautions regardless of your vaccination status or if you have had a previous infection.

  • You no longer need to quarantine if you have been exposed to COVID-19.
  • Monitor for symptoms for 10 days.
  • Wear a high-quality mask for 10 days.
  • Get tested 5 days after exposure.
  • If someone you live with has COVID-19, avoid being around them as much as possible and wear a mask if you must be around them.
  • You can still develop COVID-19 up to 10 days after exposure. If you develop any COVID-19 symptoms, isolate yourself at home, call your healthcare provider, and get tested.

Positive for COVID-19

If you test positive for COVID-19, follow these steps:

  • Access the