Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Education
Living and Learning Community

The College of Educational and Professional Studies (CEPS) Living and Learning Community provides first-year students with a living environment that promotes personal growth, academic success, and a smooth transition from high school to college. See an overview of LLCs at URI


Incoming first-year students admitted with an education major who request on-campus housing are automatically eligible for assignment to the CEPS LLC in Bressler Hall.

Learn more about Living and Learning Community housing assignments.

Programming and Traditions

In addition to access to an Education Maker Space, here are just a few of the opportunities available to you through the CEPS LLC as a first year student, whether or not you live in Bressler Hall:

  • Campus tours
  • Let’s Get Social
  • Deans, Donuts, and Directors
  • Clubs, Caramel, and Cider
  • Stress Ball Making
  • Coffee and Coloring
  • Studying Sessions
  • Safe Zone Training
  • Jumpstart Volunteering
  • Make Registration a Piece of Cake
  • Donuts, Deans, and Directors
  • Teacher Ed and Tie Dye
  • Therapy Dogs

Staff and Contacts

Resident Academic Mentor (RAM)

Faith Simonini

Majors: Elementary Education and English

Class Year: 2024

Hometown: Cumberland, RI

Academic Partner

Nicole Hersey, Lecturer, School of Education