First-Year Student Orientation
Welcome to the University of Rhode Island
We offer 8 sessions of orientation. Each session is 2-days (includes overnight stay). Once URI receives your enrollment deposit you will receive a brochure in the mail that details our orientation program. At that time you will be able to register online for an orientation session. Click here for more information about our orientation program and here for a draft of the 2-day student program.
The fee for the student is program is $200, and the fee for the family program is $35 per person.
2014 Orientation Dates:
Session 1: June 2-3
Session 2: June 5-6
Session 3: June 9-10
Session 4: June 12-13
Session 5: June 16-17
Session 6: June 19-20
Session 7: June 23-24
Session 8: June 26-27
Important Orientation Information and Links
Social media: Connect with us through Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
Math Placement: All new students must take a math placement exam. This information will be available on April 15th – Check back!
Family Orientation – We offer a popular 2-day family orientation program that occurs at the same time as student orientation.
Orientation Early-Arrival – Information about arriving early to orientation due to distance from URI.
Frequently Asked Questions: Answers to frequently asked questions
URI Common Reading Program: Learn about the program and this year’s book.
Books and Computers: URI Bookstore and RAM Computer Store
Disability Services for Students (DSS): For support to achieve academic success
Honors Program: Offers learning enrichment opportunities that will broaden and enhance your undergraduate educational experience