Hours of Operation

Academic Year 2023 – 2024

Regular Hours During Fall & Spring Semesters:

Monday – Friday: 7:30am – 10:00pm

Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am – 10:00pm

Summer Recess 2024

Throughout this recess period (Wednesday, May 8th thru Friday, August 30th), the MU’s regular building hours are:

Monday – Friday: 7:30am-5pm

Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Exceptions during this period are as follows:

Saturday, 5/11: 9:00am-3:00pm

Saturday & Sunday, 5/18-19: 8am-5pm (Commencement Weekend)

Monday, 5/27: Closed (Memorial Day)

Thursday, 5/30: 7:30am-11pm (New Student Orientation Begins…)

Most Mondays & Thursdays in June for New Student Orientation (6/3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 24, 27): 7:30am-11pm

Wednesday, 6/19: Closed (Juneteenth)

Thursday, 7/4: Closed (USA Independence Day)

Monday, 8/12: Closed (Victory Day)

If you have questions about events or programs scheduled in the Memorial Union, please call 401.874.2056

Directions / Parking

Memorial Union
50 Lower College Road
Kingston, RI 02881


Memorial Union Parking Lot

Hours of Operation:

Fall & Spring Semester
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sat/Sun: Unrestricted parking

Winter, Spring & Summer Break
Monday–Friday: 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sat/Sun: Unrestricted parking

The Memorial Union parking lot serves students, faculty, staff, and the general public. The parking lot is regulated during normal business hours (8 a.m. – 5 p.m.). Guests are given a 45-minute allowance to park in the lot. During nights and weekends, the parking lot is unrestricted. For any other questions regarding the Memorial Union parking lot, please call 401.874.5290.  All other parking inquiries can be directed to URI Parking Services at 401.874.9281.

Special Note:
The Fogarty and Morrill staff parking lots, located off of Campus Avenue are open for unrestricted use during nights (5:00 p.m. – 7:30 a.m.) and weekends.

Google map directions to the Memorial Union’s parking lot.

Directions to URI

The URI Welcome Center is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and at other times by special arrangement. If you have special needs, please alert the Welcome Center by calling 401.874.2133.