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Academic Advising and Course Registration: If you are  new transfer student beginning Spring 2015, please read the following:

  • New transfer students (24+ transferable credits) are eligible to register for classes beginning December 2 . There are 2 options for advising & class registration:

* Use the links below to contact your academic advisor or Department Chair and schedule a meeting at mutual convenience.
* Attend Spring Advising Day on January 20, 2015. More information about Spring Advising Day can be found here.

Before attempting to be advised and register for classes , be sure that you have established an eCampus account. Visit and click on First Time Users Register Here . Contact the URI HELP Desk if you have any trouble — 401-874-HELP(4357). When meeting with your advisor, plan to bring a copy of your transcript(s).

Contact 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

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 ProgramOffers learning enrichment opportunities that will broaden and enhance your undergraduate educational experience



Orientation 2015

Already been accepted and submitted your deposit? Register for Spring Advising Day

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