College of Nursing
Living and Learning Community

The College of Nursing Living and Learning Community provides first-year nursing 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


Hillside Hall & Bressler Hall


Incoming first-year students admitted with a nursing major who request on-campus housing are automatically eligible for assignment to the Nursing LLC residence halls.

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 Nursing LLC as a first year Nursing major:

  • Welcome luncheon
  • Meet the Deans and Faculty forums
  • Career Path Panel – Discussion with Faculty
  • Introduction to simulation learning session
  • Tutoring
  • Therapy Dogs
  • Academic Boot Camp

Staff and Contacts

Resident Academic Mentors (RAMs)

Name: Sarah Abood
Class Year: 2019
Major: Nursing
Hometown: Providence, RI

Academic Partner
Jessica Boisclair, Assistant Dean, College of Nursing

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.