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Orientation and Advising Options for Transfer Students

Transfer students with 24+ transferable credits have 2 options for advising and class registration. Students with less than 24 transfer credits need to attend our traditional new student orientation.

OPTION 1: Register to attend our June 20th Transfer Orientation and Advising Day. The program runs from 8:30am until about noon. Register using the “REGISTER FOR ORIENTATION HERE” box on the right column of this page.

OPTION 2: Contact your department chair, academic advisor, or dean’s office and schedule an appointment of mutual convenience. Contact information is below.

Before attempting to be advised and register for classes , be sure that you have established an eCampus account. Visit and click on First Time Users Register Here . Contact the URI HELP Desk if you have any trouble — 401-874-HELP(4357). When meeting with your advisor, plan to bring a copy of your transcript(s)

Points of Contact for Transfer Students

Undeclared/Exploring: Jake Clemen, 401.874.9085

College of Arts and Sciences: Use this list to find the appropriate contact for you major: Arts and Sciences Chairs List Fall 2017

College of Business: Laurie Bouthillier (45+transfer credits),, 401.874.2337, Brianna Saccucci (less than 45 credits),, 401.874.5603

Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies: Tammy Warner, Assistant Dean,

College of the Environment and Life Sciences: CELS Transfer Students: You will receive an email notification with the contact information for your academic advisor AFTER your transfer credits have been posted.  Please wait to contact an academic advisor about course registration until you receive the email confirmation from the CELS Office of Academic and Student Affairs.

College of Engineering: Assistant Dean, Jared Abdirkin (45+transfer credits),, 401.874.5985; Wynston Wilson (less than 45 credits),, 401.874.9645

College of Health Sciences: 45+ transfer credits: Nancy Sisson, Academic Coordinator,  Less than 45 credits: Val Trainor, vtrainor@uri.edu401.874.5161 or Jana Clark, jana_clark@uri.edu401.874.2963

College of Nursing (only those accepted as Nursing):

For RN to BS Nursing students, contact, 401-874-5304

College of Pharmacy (only those accepted as Pharmacy): Michael Lambert, Academic Advisor,, 401.874.5201

Additional Resources for Transfer Students


Campus Resources: For information about more support services at URI

Helpful Information for New Students

Transfer Admission requirements: Information about credits, requirements & competitive majors

Transfer Resource Center: A resource that can help connect you to important resources at URI.

Social Media: Connect with us on Instagram!

Directions and MapsWe want to make sure we see you in Kingston!

Math Placement: Information about math placement.

Books: URI Campus Store

Computers: RamTech

Academic Advising: Visit here to learn about academic advising at URI

Center for Career and Experiential Education: Explore URI’s internship and career preparation opportunities

Disability Services for Students (DSS)For support to achieve academic success

Honors ProgramOffers learning enrichment opportunities that will broaden and enhance your undergraduate educational experience

Counseling Center: Enhances the personal, academic, emotional, social, and life planning effectiveness of students



Register for Orientation Here Registration will be available 2-3 business days after your enrollment deposit is paid.

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