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Welcome to the University of Rhode Island!

Are you a new student or transfer student starting in Spring 2015? Visit our Spring Advising Day page to learn about academic advising, course registration, and other important information about your start at URI.

We will offer 8 sessions of new student orientation during the month of June for students entering in Fall 2015. Below is important information for new students – check back for updates throughout the spring!

If you have any questions, please contact us by phone at 401-874-5927 or email at

 Important New Student Information and Links

Spring Advising Day: For new and transfer students: Visit this page to learn about your advising and course registration options.

New Student Checklist: Review this checklist, and make sure you are ready for the fall!

Social media: Connect with us through Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!

Math Placement: All new students must take a math placement exam.

Frequently Asked Questions: Answers to frequently asked questions

Housing at URI:  For more information about housing at URI

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


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Register here for Transfer Orientation on July 30th or Fall Advising Day if you have paid your enrollment deposit. Please note that there will be a delay of at least 2-4 business days between your deposit posting to your e-campus account and the registration portal being available to you.

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