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Transfer Students


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



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