Academic Advising

Advising appointments can be conducted over the phone, through Zoom, or face-to-face. Schedule your appointment through Starfish.


The URI COB academic advising team is here to help guide you through your academic journey and set you up for success.

Meet with an advisor to:

  • Create your academic plan
  • Declare/Change your major
  • Register for classes
  • Review your curriculum sheet to ensure you are on track to graduate
  • Study Abroad planning

First and Second Year Students


The College of Business first year and second year advisors are currently being selected at University College, announcements will be made shortly. You are not assigned an advisor, so feel free to see anyone.

This also applies to any second year students transitioning from UC to BUS.

Advising Appointments 

Advising sessions are by appointment only. To make an appointment, login to Starfish

For your meeting, please be sure to:

  • Bring your curriculum sheet
  • Be free of distractions by turning off your cell phone

Junior and Seniors

Advisor for junior and senior business students is Kathy Conlon. 

Advisors for junior and senior TMD and TM students are their assigned faculty advisors in Quinn Hall.

Appointments —Business students

Juniors and seniors can make an appointment with an advisor to:

  • Create an academic plan
  • Review your curriculum sheet to make sure you are on track to graduate with your intended degree
  • Add/drop classes
  • Start the study abroad process

Making an Appointment

Business students can make an appointment to see an advisor Monday through Friday from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 – 3:30. Please log onto Starfish and make an appointment at your convenience. If you are having technical issues, please call the front desk at 401.874.2337 to schedule an appointment. Advising appointments will be conducted by phone (leave your cell number), zoom (line will be provided), or face-to-face. TMD and TM students, make an appointment with your faculty advisor.