Welcome to the RamFam

We are so happy to welcome you and your family to the University of Rhode Island community. Registration for Summer 2023 Orientation is now open! After registering, make sure to visit Rhode to Becoming a Ram to learn more about our amazing campus community and other events for admitted and committed students.

Summer 2023 Orientation Dates

First-year and transfer students, register by choosing one session from the list below. 

International Students – Register for one pre-arrival Zoom session:

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Get Rhody Ready

During orientation, you will:       

  • Register for classes with the help of an advisor.
  • Learn about URI’s online tools for finding internships and searching for employment.
  • Explore involvement opportunities like leadership programs, community service, athletics, honors classes, clubs and organizations, and more.
  • Connect with other students in your major.

Student Orientation Schedule

Note that this schedule is subject to change.

8:00 a.m.Check-In
9:15 a.m.Logistics
9:45 a.m.Introductions to Groups and Program
10:30 a.m.Big Break Performance
11:00 a.m. Welcome to Your URI Journey
12 p.m.Learning at URI
12:30 p.m.Lunch
1 p.m.Rotations:
- Academic Advising
- Campus Scavenger Hunt
- Ask an Orientation Leader Panel
4 p.m.Break
5 p.m.Dinner Rotations
7: 20 p.m.We are URI
9 p.m.Evening Activities
7:30 a.m.Breakfast
8:30 a.m.Logistics
9 a.m.Introductions to Groups and Program
10 a.m.Rotations:
- Academic Advising
- Real World URI
- Opening Minds, Opening Doors
- Lunch
2 p.m.Closing Program