Parking and Transportation Services

44 Lower College Rd. Kingston, RI 02881 – Phone: 401.874.9281 Fax: 401.874.4553

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News and Updates

2017 Student Parking Permits

Student 2017 “pro-rated” spring semester permits are available Click here for more information.

Great News!  The COE #70 Shuttle bus service will begin offering stops on Rt. 138 at Graduate Village on Monday, March 6, 2017.  Riders must be standing at the bus stop and should wave to the operator to make it completely clear that they want to get on the bus, since there is also a crosswalk collocated with the bus stops.


A new bus service! — route 70 URI Engineering Line– for Engineering students – a new route will be established connecting the main campus of URI with a new satellite Engineering facility at 132 Fairgrounds Road, Kingston and can be boarded or exited at the Memorial Union or at COE at Schneider-Electric.  For more information click on RIPTA URI Route 70 Brochure

Parking and Transportation Services is responsible for the regulation and enforcement of all University parking lots.  All vehicles parked on the URI campus must have a URI parking permit displayed in full view at all times.

Like most universities, a convenient parking space is a premium commodity for students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Our Parking Enforcement Officers and the University Police Officers monitor all parking lots throughout the University to ensure that vehicles are in compliance with all rules and regulations. Our goal is to ensure that parking spaces are available for those who have permits. We accomplish this through uniform and consistent parking enforcement.

Parking regulations help to ensure that there is an orderly system in place for all who use vehicles when coming to campus. The regulations also ensure that emergency vehicles and equipment have immediate access to all campus locations. Voluntary compliance is encouraged; however, individuals who disregard the University’s parking regulations will receive appropriate citations.

Our staff is committed to providing the best service possible to each member of the University of Rhode Island community and each person visiting campus. Our staff will be happy to offer any assistance or clarify information during your visit to the University campus.

Joe Paradise
Parking Services Manager

We invite you to check out all services by clicking on the various information links listed on the sidebar of this page. If you have other questions regarding Parking Services, please contact us at (401) 874-9281 or E-mail: Our office is open 8am-4pm Monday-Friday.

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