Office of Emergency Management

URI Department of Public Safety

44 Lower College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881

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Community Review: URI Hazard Mitigation Plan

The University has drafted a natural hazard mitigation plan, the first of its kind for a college/university in Rhode Island. We have posted a draft of the plan [Click here to view the plan] for public comment through April 7, 2023. Please send all comments to We thank you for your input.


Please review our updated Emergency Preparedness Video to ensure your safety while on and off campus! If you are interested in signing up for the Civilian Response to Active Shooter Training please visit of updated training dates. If you would like to schedule a training for your department or residence hall, please email


Preparedness & How We Can Help

Personal Health

At any time, if you or a friend are having trouble coping with events of the day, these resources are available for help:

Emergency Management News

Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador

The Office of Emergency Management is pleased to announce it has been designated as a Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador. The Weather-Ready Nation (WRN) Ambassador initiative is the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) program to recognize NOAA partners who are improving the readiness, responsiveness, and resilience of the nation against extreme weather & climate change. 


Winter Preparedness

Learn what you can do to be better prepared for this season.

Tips on preparing your home and vehicle.


Make a Plan

Be Rhody Ready today! and ask us how you can plan and prepare at the University of Rhode Island and be sure to visit



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