The University is committed to creating a healthy environment for all members of the URI community, and to providing the academic experience our students expect — one that ensures their continued success and supports their timely degree completion.

Learn more about the coronavirus at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the Rhode Island Department of Health.

The COVID-19 tracker has been retired in favor of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19 Community Risk Levels.

Recent Updates

There are no recent updates at this time.

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Health and Wellness

Face Coverings

Masking is now optional in most areas on campus with the exceptions of classrooms, laboratories and URI Health Services. See complete guidance on face coverings.


All visitors to campus are required to self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 and may not come to campus if ill or exhibiting symptoms.

Isolation and Quarantine

Anyone who tests positive for COVID-19, regardless of their vaccination status, must stay home and isolate for 5 days.

See guidance on isolation and quarantine.


If you have recently traveled, follow CDC travelers’ guidance.

Domestic Travel

Check the Rhode Island Department of Health for detailed instructions for residents and visitors.

International Travel and Study Abroad

Off-campus programming continues to be impacted by COVID-19. Learn more about off-campus study. See URI’s International Travel Policy.