Finish What You Started

Are you a non-traditional student who needs help figuring out how to return to school? FWYS is a supportive program designed just for adults like you. – 401.277.5454

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Patricia Rutledge-Barlow

Patricia Rutledge-Barlow returned to URI and finished her degree in Human Development and Family Studies.

MillionsĀ of people started college, but for various reasons never completed their degree. If you’ve always dreamed about finishing what you started, we can help!

We’ve designed our Finish What You Started Program especially for adults seeking to return to college after a break in their college careers. We offer personal advising, guidance for admission/re-admission and the possibility to earn academic credit for out-of-classroom experience.

Why Now?

  • Prepare for jobs of the future and new career paths
  • Increase your earning potential
  • Personal satisfaction of earning that degree
  • And lots more reasons!

Why the University of Rhode Island?

The Finish What You Started Program is made possible with support from the R.I. Office of the Post-Secondary Commissioner, the U.S. Department of Education and the University of Rhode Island.

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Finishing Dreams

The Finish What You Started Program is helping returning students complete their degrees - and dreams. Read More.

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