Sept. 1 - To the Salve Regina community: Campus facilities and operations

Salve Regina's campus has formally reopened for new student move-in. Week of Welcome will begin Thursday, Sept. 3, with classes starting Wednesday, Sept. 9. As a result, many campus facilities are set to resume their regular hours of operation, often with new policies and procedures in place.

Stay tuned to the campus status and updates webpage throughout the fall semester for the latest information about additional campus facilities and operations. As always, general comments, questions or concerns regarding Salve Regina's pandemic response and reopening plan may be submitted to or (401) 341-2329.

Dining Services

Miley Mart/Starbucks will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5-10 p.m. daily through Tuesday, Sept. 8.

Sodexo has also announced the reopening dates for all dining locations on campus:

  • Miley dining hall will resume regular hours Tuesday, Sept. 8.
  • Miley Mart/Starbucks, McKillop Library cafe and Jazzman/Sandella's will resume regular hours Wednesday, Sept. 9.

Learn more about Miley and the dining experience.


Students may pick up mail and packages at the receiving doors located next to the rear entrance of McKillop Library. Pickup hours are 9 a.m. to noon and 1:30-4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The inside sales/pickup window will not be open for at least the month of September. Stamps and postage are not available at this time.

Mailing address for students:
Full first and last name
100 Ochre Point Ave.
Newport, RI 02840

McKillop Library

McKillop Library has reopened to all students, faculty and staff. Current hours are posted on the library's website. Many services are now contactless, including hold pickup, which is self-serve at the circulation desk, check in and check out. The library is also offering curbside pickup for holds. Librarians are available via chat, phone, email and in person for research help. For more information, visit the library's research and support guide.

Library staff have instituted distancing measures in study spaces to keep the campus community safe. Properly worn masks are required throughout the building at all times. The cafe will resume regular hours Sept. 9. Food may be consumed on the cafe side of the first floor and individuals can remove their masks while actively eating. Food is not permitted anywhere else in the library, but beverages can be consumed throughout. Individuals are asked to drink beverages through a straw under their mask or briefly remove their mask to sip and then put it back on.

Rodgers Recreation Center

The Rodgers Recreation Center's fitness centers will reopen at 6 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8 for students only and by appointment only. The fitness centers will be closed to faculty and staff until further notice. In addition, all locker rooms will be closed until further notice.

Hours for both fitness centers are 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. All appointments have a 45-minute time limit. The lower-level weight room will be limited to 10 individuals and the second-floor fitness facility will be limited to five individuals.

In addition, the main gymnasium now contains some self-powered cardio equipment along with "fitness to go" bins with resistance bands and small dumbbells to be utilized outdoors. Hours for these services vary daily.

Appointments may be scheduled up to two days in advance beginning Sunday, Sept. 6. To schedule an appointment, visit the fitness center's Microsoft Bookings site. You must show your confirmation email open entering Rodgers.

Masks are required throughout Rodgers and while exercising, and must be worn properly at all times. Masks with valves, bandanas and neck gaiters are not allowed while exercising, as the CDC has recommended against their use in confined locations.

Technology Services Center

The Technology Services Center will hold special office hours through Tuesday, Sept. 8.

  • Wednesday, Sept. 2 – 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., McKillop Library first floor and 4:30-7 p.m., McKillop Library, Room 002
  • Thursday, Sept. 3 – 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., McKillop Library first floor and 4:30-7 p.m., McKillop Library, Room 002
  • Friday, Sept. 4 – 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., McKillop Library first floor
  • Saturday, Sept. 5 – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., McKillop Library, Room 002
  • Sunday, Sept. 6 – 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., McKillop Library, Room 002
  • Monday, Sept. 7 – 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., McKillop Library first floor and 4:30-7 p.m., McKillop Library, Room 002
  • Tuesday, Sept. 8 – 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., McKillop Library first floor and 4:30-7 p.m., McKillop Library, Room 002

Regular office hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday. To contact the center, call (401) 341-7777 option 2 or email