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Welcome to the University of Rhode Island!

Our orientation sessions have concluded. If you did not attend orientation and need to register for fall classes, please follow instructions below:

LATE ADVISING DAY: Appointments with academic advisors are available through Friday, August 18, 2017 (see below). If you do not have an appointment scheduled on or before August 18th, 2017 then you must attend Fall Advising Day on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Details about Fall Advising Day, including registration for the event, can be found here.

The Fall semester is quickly approaching and now is the time to talk with an advisor to get registered for classes. Here’s how:

For Out-of-State and International Students:

We are now making call-in/Skype appointments for July and August starting. Please fill out this form after which we will send you a confirmation email with your appointment:

Confirmations will be sent to your URI EMAIL ADDRESS. To log into your URI email go to Your URI email address is active and you can find it in your e-campus (it is typically your e-campus username followed by If you have not yet changed your password it will be your birth date (MMDDYYYY). Change your password upon logging in.

Please check your URI Email daily after filling out the form for appointment confirmations.

For In-State Students:

You can either follow the instructions above for a call-in or Skype appointment, or you can meet with an advisor on campus by logging into Starfish and following the instructions below Starfish Link:

  1.   Log-in to Starfish using your e-campus username and Sakai password (If you have not yet changed your password it will be your birth date (MMDDYYYY): Starfish Link
  1. Click onMy Success Networkon the left-hand side of the page.  See the advisor for your major and click “schedule appointment.”
  1. Browse their calendar and choose an available meeting time by clicking on Sign Up.
  1. Follow the prompts and click Save. You will receive an email confirmation of the appointment (Confirmations sent to URI Email Account).

Please call if you have any questions (University College front desk: 401-874-2993) We look forward to seeing you in the Fall!

Frequently Asked Questions for new students

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Math Placement Information:  All students are required to take an online math exam prior to their academic advising session. You may also need to take a proctored math placement exam, which should be discussed with you academic advisor.  You will receive a score immediately upon completion of the online exam and will have an opportunity to take online modules. You can use the feedback from online modules to prepare for the proctored exam. Modules include practice questions, support for understanding the module content, and online personal tutoring support. Math Placement Links and More Info

Housing at URI:  For more information about housing at URI

Living and Learning Communities: Information specific to living and learning communities at URI.

Books and Computers: URI Campus Store 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.

Campus Resources: For information about more support services at URI


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Register for our Fall Advising Day! Registration will be available 2-3 business days after your enrollment deposit is paid.

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