An enriching college life includes a well-balanced mix of academic and extracurricular activities. The University offers a unique blend of student organizations and activities.
Undergraduate. The Student Senate is a legislative body that represents the undergraduate students to the administration and faculty. It oversees student organizations and provides funding for them by distributing a portion of the Student Activities fee. The Senate Office is located in the Memorial Union, phone: 401.874.2261. URI’s Interfraternity Council supervises fraternity affairs, and the Panhellenic Association governs sorority life.
Graduate. The Graduate Student Association (GSA) is a government body maintained by and for the graduate students of the University with the purpose of enhancing the academic, intellectual, and social opportunities of its members. Officers and members of the GSA Senate, who are elected annually from the entire graduate student body, distribute GSA funds to graduate students for conference attendance and thesis binding, organize social events, and serve as graduate student representatives on University-wide committees. GSA offices are located in Room 317 of the Memorial Union, phone: 401.874.2339, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, website uri.edu/gsa.