Disability Services for Students

302 Memorial Union Univeristy of Rhode Island Kingston, RI 02881


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302 Memorial Union
50 Lower College Road
Kingston, RI 02881
T: 401-874-2098
F: 401-874-5694
TT via RI Relay: 711
E: dss@etal.uri.edu


Giving to Disability Services for Students

Disability Services for Students (DSS) is in the Office of Student Life, associated with the Division of Student Affairs.

Thank you for your interest in giving to URI’s Disability Services for Students.  Two different funds are available as options for your gift:

  1. Disability Services for Students Fund (5481)
  2. Fund for Students with Learning Disabilities (5655)

All gifts to URI, including Disability Services for Students, are processed and receipted through the URI Foundation. 

Your donations contribute to our support programs for students with disabilities, allowing us to address individualized needs and help to improve the campus climate for college students with disabilities.

Donate Online:  If you would like to make an online donation to one of the funds associated with Disability Services for Students, you will be directed to the URI Foundation Online Giving page.  Please click the link for a list of giving opportunities, scroll to the bottom of that window, click  “other” and click  “continue”.   You will then be able to indicate your donation amount and one of the fund names listed below.

  1. Disability Services for Students Fund (5481)
  2. Fund for Students with Learning Disabilities (5655)

Donation by Check:  If you would like to make a donation to Disability Services for Students by check, please make the check payable to the URI Foundation, indicating the DSS fund you wish to support in the check’s memo field. You may send the donation to:

URI Foundation, P.O. Box 1700, Kingston, RI  02881.


In the past these funds have supported:

o  Purchase of curricular materials for a specialized project entitled Communication Coaching Project (for students on the Autism Spectrum or with social anxiety communication needs).

o  One-on-one specialized support counseling for college students engaged in the Communication Coaching Project.

o  One-time purchase of assistive software for a matriculated student who was a low-income single parent without other resources.









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