Everything You Need
From numerous student lounges to dining spaces and a well-equipped fitness center, you’ll find what you need throughout New England Tech’s East Greenwich campus, located just a short distance south of Rhode Island’s state capital. In addition to a main building with industry-specific laboratory space, classrooms, and offices that provide support services, our facilities include an expansive library with numerous collaboration spaces; a Dining Center that features a range of cuisine and outdoor patio seating with a fire pit; a Student Center with shared areas where you can lounge with friends and challenge one another in games of ping pong, pool, air hockey and foosball; and an Esports Center that has the latest in gaming equipment and technology. Every facility has been built with student success in mind.
This is no ordinary hub of student life. Our 42,000 sq. ft. Student Center is redefining the campus life experience. The Student Center offers a mix of gathering and study areas, including an area with a sports pub feel with bleacher seating for watching sporting events.
- game tables (foosball, air hockey, ping pong and pool)
- a stage for performances and karaoke
- gaming pods with large monitors to play video games with friends.
Our modern 8,000 square foot Fitness Center is located on the second floor of the Student Center with expansive windows that overlook the residence hall and college green. It has all the latest fitness equipment and a group exercise studio – all you need to burn stress and stay in shape.
Our beautiful residence hall is the place to be. The majority of our rooms are traditional double and semi-suite double rooms. There’s also a limited number of traditional single and semi-suite single rooms. Best of all, all bathrooms are single occupancy. The living areas are divided into 13 “pods” with each pod housing approximately 30 students, creating a real sense of community, each with its own lounge and study rooms. In addition to campus-wide WiFi access, you’ll love having access to Internet Protocol Television IPTV, so you can watch TV channels on your phone anywhere on campus, on a smart TV in your room and on the large TVs in common areas around campus. You can also share content from your laptop to large TV screens in our residence hall collaboration rooms.
Social spaces include:
- study rooms
- game areas
- a multi-purpose lounge with a fireplace
- student collaboration rooms
- public area TVs
- a patio opening onto a courtyard green
Functional spaces include:
- kitchen area
- vending machines
- A high-tech laundry room that features washers and dryers programmed to send you a text when your laundry is done.
From textbooks to New England Tech sweatshirts as well as other apparel, book bags, glassware, gifts, and school supplies, the Bookstore is well stocked for what you will want and need.
Whether you need a quick snack between classes, grab-and-go options you can bring outside or to your residence hall, or an artfully prepared meal, you’ll find what you’re craving in our expansive, beautifully appointed Dining Center. The space includes an entrée station, soup and salad bar, bakery, deli, pizza and pasta station, and even an exhibition kitchen for cooking demonstrations. In addition, there is a café where you can get your coffee, specialty beverages and snacks. With plenty of lounge seating and tables outdoor on the patio, you can socialize and connect with friends anytime.
Located at New England Tech’s East Greenwich campus, the Esports Center is open daily for team practices, leagues and free play. The Esports Club coordinates intramural matches and will prepare New England Tech to be well-positioned when we establish an official NEIT Esports team to compete with teams from other colleges and universities. The Esports Center puts NEIT among universities with the most advanced digital programs in the country.
The Center’s computers are all MSI X Plus machines with i9-9900k processors that operate at a speed of 3.6 GHz and all have 32GB of memory. The video board in the PCs is the NVIDIA GeForce RTX2080 Ti, one of the most powerful in the industry. The monitors are specifically made for Esports competitions, running at a 144Hz refresh rate that is needed to support several games. The PC peripherals such as the keyboard, mouse and headset, are the latest in gaming technology.
No matter what might interest and excite you outside of the classroom, we have a club, organization or athletic option that’s right for you. Want to meet like-minded students, make life-long friendships and have fun? Then any of our various student clubs are the place for you. We offer a wide range of clubs and activities just for fun, such as movie nights, casino nights, paint nights, BINGO with prizes, open mic sessions, escape rooms, game shows and many more.
If you’re up for athletics, our range of intramurals and recreational sports are a great way be physical, engage in friendly competition and meet other students. Our leagues and tournaments include soccer, flag football, basketball, volleyball, bowling and golf.
Students are also encouraged to participate in some of New England Tech’s major events. Step up and volunteer at Commencement, Orientations, Open Houses, Move-In Days, Career Days and more. These are great opportunities for you to show off all that New England Tech has to offer, meet new people, develop leadership skills and add to your resume!
No matter what program you’ve chosen at New England Tech, you’ll find learning facilities that offer the latest technologies, equipment, and resources in your field. Our facilities offer a real-world experience that prepares you for your career ahead. Whether you’re getting ready for patient care in a nursing simulation lab, learning the latest computer simulation programs in our technology labs, or assessing construction materials in our building engineering space, you’ll be in facilities built for your career path.