Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies
Living and Learning Community

The College of Educational and Professional Studies (CEPS) Living and Learning Community provides first-year students with a living environment that promotes personal growth, academic success, and a smooth transition from high school to college. See an overview of LLCs at URI


Butterfield Hall


Incoming first-year students admitted with an education major who request on-campus housing are automatically eligible for assignment to the CEPS LLC residence hall.

Learn more about Living and Learning Community housing assignments.

Programming and Traditions

Here are just a few of the opportunities available to you through the CEPS LLC as a first year student, whether or not you live in Weldin:

  • September
    • Campus tours
    • Let’s Get Social
  • October
    • Deans, Donuts, and Directors
    • Clubs, Caramel, and Cider
  • November
    • Stress Ball Making
    • Honors Colloquium- Heather Berlin
  • December
    • Coffee and Coloring
    • Studying Session
  • February
    • Safe Zone
    • Jumpstart Volunteering
  • March
    • Make Registration a Piece of Cake
    • Donuts, Deans, and Directors
  • April
    • Teacher Ed and Tie Dye
    • Therapy Dogs

Staff and Contacts

Resident Academic Mentor (RAM)

Name: Bethany Gervais
Class Year: 2019
Major: Elementary Education & Human Development and Family Studies
Hometown: Pascoag, RI

Academic Partner
Nicole Hersey, Lecturer, School of Education

Residence Hall Contact
For questions about the residence hall (room assignments, roommates, facilities, deadlines, etc.), please contact Deb Bergner, Coordinator of Educational Programs, at or 401.874.4151.