Property & Support Services

A department within the University of Rhode Island’s Business Services unit.

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Effective January 1, 2017 - Property & Support Services will only be tagging with URI inventory barcodes for assets valued over $5,000 and any asset that has a registration/license plate regardless of value. All other assets will be tagged with a silver University of Rhode Island tag. The Property Manual is in the process of being updated to reflect the new changes. Questions should be directed to Property & Support Services at 874-2379.

URI’s Property & Support Services Department consists of Property & Inventory, Federal Property, Receiving, Mail Services, and Printing Services. Our sole business is service and we welcome your feedback at

Bill Matteson, Director

Bill Matteson, Director

Property & Support Services is located off Tootell Road in the University’s Service Sector and it’s combined workforce of staff and students is involved in most University activities including delivery of new computers, computer assisted design of floor plans, moving the contents of entire buildings, and creating technical reports for senior administrators.

News & Updates...

Shredding Memo

New Procedure for Shredding Confidential Documents

Central Receiving will no longer be picking up sealed boxes. They will pick up locked bins which are obtained by completing a workorder.


Broken laptop

Computer Disposals

The security of the data on the hard drive of a computer is our first priority in Support Services in the computer disposal process.



Work Orders are now online!

Work Orders for Special Events, Office Moves, Equipment Disposals, etc., are now online! Just click the yellow Forms & Work Orders button.


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