College of Health Sciences
Living and Learning Community

The College of Health Sciences 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


Weldin Hall


Incoming first-year students admitted with a health sciences major who request on-campus housing are automatically eligible for assignment to the Health Sciences 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 College of Health Sciences LLC as a first year student, whether or not you live in Butterfield or Weldin:

  • Making registration a piece of cake
  • RAM tour of campus highlighting freshman schedules
  • Attending CHS speakers
  • How to apply to the School of Education
  • What to do with an HDF major
  • Nutrition with Kinesiology professor
  • Academic help in biology, nutrition/food science, chemistry
  • social networking opportunities

Staff and Contacts

Resident Academic Mentors (RAMs)

Name: Drew Lombardi
Class Year: 2019
Major: Kinesiology
Hometown: South Kingstown, RI

Academic Partner
Phyllis Penhallow, Academic Advisor

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.