Welcome to the University of Rhode Island
Transfer Students: You have two options for academic advising:
Option 1: Contact your academic college and/or the Department Chair of your academic major to discuss course registration (transfer students can register for courses starting June 2nd). Information for each academic college is provided below.
- University College for Academic Success (UCAS) – Undeclared: Contact UCAS at 401-874-2993.
- College of Arts and Sciences: Use this document to find contact information for the Department Chair of your academic major: Arts and Sciences Chairs List
- College of Business Administration: If you have 60 credits or less make an appointment with Kathy Bowser at 401-874-2993; If you have more than 60 credits, contact Laurie Bouthillier at 401-874-2338.
- College of the Environment and Life Sciences (CELS): Use this document to find the academic advising contact person for your academic major: CELS Academic Year Advisor Contacts
- College of Engineering: Contact the College of Engineering at 401-874-5985.
- College of Human Science and Services: Use this document to find contact information for the Department Chair of your academic major Human Science and Services Department Chair List
- College of Nursing: Use this document to find an advising contact: Nursing Advising Contacts
- College of Pharmacy: Contact the College of Pharmacy at 401-874-5842
Option 2: Register for Transfer Advising Day on July 31st. This event will include academic advising and course registration, and you will have the opportunity to receive your student ID. Click here to register. Contact 401.874.5927 or email@example.com with any registration questions. Check-in is at 9am in the Memorial Union and the program will begin promptly at 9:30am. Please enter campus from Upper College Road and park at the Visitor’s Center.
Important Information for Transfer Students
Transfer Student Checklist: Review this checklist, and make sure you are ready for the fall!
Math Placement: All new transfer students must take a math placement exam.
Social Media: Connect with us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
Transfer Families: Learn about our popular family orientation program
Frequently Asked Questions: Answers to frequently asked questions
Directions: Don’t get lost, we want to see you in Kingston
Books and Computers: URI Bookstore and RAM Computer Store
University College Advising: Visit here to learn about academic advising at URI
Center for Career and Experiential Education: Explore URI’s internship and career preparation opportunities
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