Religious Life at the University of Rhode Island

URI Chaplains Association

6 Fraternity Circle Kingston RI 02881


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Muslim Community Center

Muslim Community Center of Kingston, RI
Masjid Al-Hoda
60 Fortin Rd, Unit, Kingston, RI 02881
(401) 662-6161


The Muslim Community of Kingston, RI welcomes you to its vibrant community. Masjid Al-Hoda has been serving the URI community for 13 years. The mosque offers various religious, social, charity and scholarly services to both the Muslim community of Rhode Island and the URI community. The mosque is also active in multi-faith dialogue and hosts every week guests from various religious affiliations. Some of the activities include:

• Weekly Friday prayers. Service starts at 1:00 pm and prayer at 1:30 pm. [Winter Time: 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm]

• Performing daily prayers in congregation

• Charity programs and community service

• Scholarly study circles and religious lectures

• Weekly social activities with a free lunch

• Monthly community gatherings and picnics, every second Saturday of the month

• Celebrations of religious holidays

• Collaborative activities with the URI Muslim Student Association

• Sunday school for children from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Religious Preference Form

We invite students to fill out a religious preference form so that the URI Chaplains Association can assist you in finding community on campus. Click here to fill out the form.

Prayer / Meditation Spaces on Campus

Are you looking for a quiet place to stop and pray or meditate on campus? Here are several options that are available:

Meditation Room in the Carothers Library (located in the 24-hour room next to the coffee stand)

Tyler Hall room 137

Women are invited to use the URI designated Lactation Rooms as well.

Local Places of Worship

In addition to resources on campus, there are many places of worship in Kingston and the surrounding area. Please do a Google Search for "Places of Worship in Kingston, RI" for complete listings, or contact one of the chaplains for recommendations.

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