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Kavinda Arthenayake

College Events and Conference Services Staff

(401) 456-8900​


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East Entrance
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College Events and Conference Services

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Coronavirus Event Information Update

Campus Events

All events at Rhode Island College are cancelled until further notice. We will continue to closely monitor this course of action as the situation evolves.

If you have questions about campus events, contact the Office of Campus Events and Conference Services at 401-456-8900 or

We are:

College Events and Conference Services (CECS)​ is a team of experienced event professionals available as a resource to on-campus and community event organizers. We work to ensure the success of signature Rhode Island College events, including commencement, conferences and other special programs, including yours!

Located in beautiful, vibrant and diverse Providence, Rhode Island College offers year-round venues for special events. Overnight accommodations are available May-August for up to 800 people.

Perfect for:

  • Meetings & Conferences
  • Trainings & Retreats
  • Youth Groups & Sports Camps
  • Performing Ensembles

Our services include:

  • Event design and production
  • Venue considerations and logistics
  • Event management
  • Dignitary visits
  • Security planning
  • Event Support Staff
  • Strategic event goals analysis
  • Resources for RIC faculty, staff and students

Page last updated: September 02, 2020