The University of Rhode Island is a military-friendly institution that welcomes all active-duty military/reserve/veteran students as members of our campus community. J Term offers hundreds of courses to help you to begin, continue, or complete your academic program.

Waivers and benefits

Disabled American Veterans

The Rhode Island General Assembly has enacted legislation granting tuition waivers to Disabled American Veterans. For more information, review the Disabled American Veterans Tuition Waiver page

Rhode Island National Guard

The Rhode Island General Assembly has enacted legislation granting limited tuition waivers to members of the Rhode Island National Guard. For further information, please contact your National Guard Education Liaison and visit the STAP Waiver page.

Veterans Benefits

Registrants claiming VA educational benefits must fill out the online student verification form by visiting the GI Bill Certification page

The M28, Appendix AM: Training Time Equivalency-Semester Hours, below, is a table that shows the credits to weeks in order for a veteran to qualify for full monthly housing allowance. To qualify for full-time status and the prorated monthly housing allowance for the J-term session. Students should take more than 2 credit hours during the J-term session.

M28R, Appendix AM