Human Resource Administration

80 Lower College Road, Kingston, RI 02881 – 401.874.2416 - 401.874.5741 (fax)

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Special Discounts for URI Employees

Various companies and organizations throughout the region regularly contact Human Resources and offer special discounts on their products and services to University employees.

Please contact Diego Jones at 874-5567 with any questions.

AT&T Discount

  • AT&T offers URI employees a special discount on their monthly voice and data plans. Employees are eligible to receive 15% off qualified plans. Existing AT&T phone numbers can be enrolled in the program by visiting and using your URI  email address to validate the account. If you are considering switching to AT&T, or have any questions about the program, you can contact Brian Krause at or visit AT&T @ 6670 Post Road, North Kingstown, RI (or www. and mention discount code 3737780.

AT&T also has a corporate account set up for URI needs.  Please direct any inquiries regarding that plan to Brian directly.

Coastal Institute Bookstore

  • A 10% discount is offered to URI State of RI employees on anything except textbooks at the Coastal Institute Bookstore at Narragansett Bay Campus.

Jos. A. Bank Clothiers

River Bend Athletic Club


9 Pier Market Place

  • Spa Thayer offers a 20% discount of any regular priced service when you show them your URI employee ID card.

Sprint Discount

  • University of Rhode Island employees can receive a 23% discount on their Sprint Nextel bills.  To setup new service with waived activation fees, order phone upgrades, get discounted accessories, or just apply the discount to your existing plan, please visit or call 1-888-457-6294 for more information.  The contact in the EVP is Jennifer MacDonald and she can also be reached via email at

URI Kingston Bookstore

  • A 10% discount is offered to URI State of RI employees on anything except textbooks at the URI Kingston bookstore located in the Memorial Union.

Verizon FIOS Special Offer for URI Employees

  • Order a NEW FiOS triple play bundle for $64.99/month for 2 years with no contract required. Special bonus: Get a $300 Visa® prepaid card* if you sign a 2-yr. triple play agreement.Limited time offer. Bundle Includes: FiOS® TV PRIME HD, FiOS QUANTUM 25/25 MBPS INTERNET AND FiOS® DIGITAL VOICE. See website for details. This offer is available online only at Orders placed by phone or any other method are not eligible for the above offer. Existing customers may be eligible for monthly discounts of up to $10 on qualifying bundlesPlease visit to start saving!

Verizon Wireless Discount

  • Up to a 15% discount is available to employees for Verizon Wireless services. Visit (it stands for register your line). Or you can call 866-456-7892. The group is called RI Dept Administration.
  • at least 15 employees must enroll to have a Weight Watchers at Work program. Please contact  Diego Jones at 874-5567 for more information.

*All State of Rhode Island employees are eligible to participate in Rewards for Wellness programs, including Weight Watchers, but only employees who are paying the State employee medical co-shares posted at are eligible to qualify for incentive co-share credit and reimbursement towards their Weight Watchers program fees.  Therefore, all state employees pay the $36.50 per month, however only Classified employees who are non-union, members of ACT/NEA, Council 94/Local 528, and nurses in FNHP/AFT are eligible for the 50% reimbursement benefit.   See the URI co-share rates breakdown.

World Gym Fitness Centers

The listings above do not imply any form of endorsement by the University of Rhode Island for the products or services of these organizations.


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