Student Organizations

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Organization NameEmailDescriptionSocial Media
xCommunity Service & ActivismAmerica's Recoverable Medical Supply (ARMS)arms@rhodysenate.orgOur mission is to alleviate global health inequities and healthcare's environmental impact by recovering and redistributing viable medical supplies and equipment to those in need world-wide.
xCommunity Service & ActivismACLU: American Civil Liberties Unionaclu@rhodysenate.orgInstagram
xCommunity Service & ActivismActive Minds, URIactiveminds@rhodysenate.orgInstagram
xCreative OutletsAlima International Dance Associationalima@rhodysenate.orgAlima International Dance Association is a family whose goal is to spread the diversity of dancing that derived from the African roots. Alima wants the world to become aware of the diversity and the beauty of cultures fused together into one. Alima believes that different nationalities and backgrounds should come together through music and dance. Although, people have different believes, different languages and certainly different dance rituals, Alima does not look at these differences. It focuses more on what people really have in common, and this is exactly what Alima does; taking all different types of music that sounds good and that sends a positive Alima International Dance Association is a family whose goal is to spread the diversity of dancing that derived from the African roots. Alima wants the world to become aware of the diversity and the beauty of cultures fused together into one. Alima believes that different nationalities and backgrounds should come together through music and dance. Although, people have different believes, different languages and certainly different dance rituals, Alima does not look at these differences. It focuses more on what people really have in common, and this is exactly what Alima does; taking all different types of music that sounds good and that sends a positive message and performs to it.Instagram
xCommunity Service & ActivismAmnesty International, URI Chapteramnestyinternational@rhodysenate.orgInstagram
xCreative OutletsAnime Clubanime@rhodysenate.orgOur club lets students experience a different culture through the art of anime. We also provide a place to share a common interest and build relationships.Instagram
xMulticulturalAsian Students Association (ASA)asa@rhodysenate.orgThe Asian Students Association at the University of Rhode Island, founded in 1985, is a Student Senate recognized organization since 1987. ASA is an inclusive organization on campus with richness in culture and diversity with students from various ethnic backgrounds. ASA promotes ethnic and cultural awareness in the appreciation of the diversity that exists within the Asian community.Instagram
xMulticulturalBlack Student Unionbsu@rhodysenate.orgThe mission of the Black Student Union (BSU) is to inspire a link between all students at the University of Rhode Island. We strive to host conscious conversations on Black issues by Black people. The BSU strives to serve as a major hub to better encompass the community of Black students at the University. (Black as an inclusive term for all students who have African descent).Instagram
xMulticulturalBrothers On a New Direction (BOND)bond@rhodysenate.orgBrothers On a New Direction (B.O.N.D.) is a Brotherhood that recognizes the need for unity among young men of color. The men of B.O.N.D. pledge to help guide adolescent men of color towards personal growth, provide the tools for academic success, and lead by example. B.O.N.D. will utilize the skills of mentorship to empower young men with the knowledge that they hold the key to their futures, and in turn can become successful.Instagram
xLeadershipBridge USAbridgeUSA@rhodysenate.orgThe mission of BridgeUSA is to use politics and political discourse to cultivate and encourage open-mindedness, understanding, intellectualism, civic responsibility, and the revitalization of principles and practices that enable a strong, healthy, and productive political climate for the individual and the collective.Instagram
xMulticulturalCape Verdean Student Association (CVSA)cvsa@rhodysenate.orgOur purpose is promoting and illustrating the history of a rich culture of Cape Verde to the student body, faculty and administration.Instagram
xReligiousChabad of URIchabad@rhodysenate.orgChabad student club aims to provide a venue for the Jewish community at URI to experience traditional Jewish culture, spirituality, while performing community service, outreach, and engagement. We aim to spread the values of peace, love, and understanding to all. Chabad welcomes students from all religions, faiths, and backgrounds.Instagram
xJust For FunChess Clubchess@rhodysenate.orgA community the offers a welcoming and comfortable place to learn, explore and play chess.
xRecreationClub We are a group of dancers that collaborate together to work on technique, create choreography, and perform at community and campus events. Each week, we come together and have fun while continuing our passion for dance in college. We also hold team bonding events, like photoshoots, team dinners, and more. At our end-of-semester recital, we are able to show our friends and family all of the dances we've put together throughout the semester. Check out our instagram for updates! @uriclub_danceInstagram
xRecreationCSICCSIC@rhodysenate.orgThe University of Rhode Island Club Sports Program is a competitive recreational sports program for University students, designed to meet athletic needs not met by existing intramural and intercollegiate programs. The basic philosophy and key to the success of the program, is the emphasis placed on participation and competition. Each club is organized by students; coaches are selected by teammates, and perform without monetary compensation, unless funds are raised by the individual team specifically for that purpose.Instagram
xRecreationClub, Alpine Racealpine@rhodysenate.orgA ski/snowboard race team that allows those who love to ski, compete in slalom and giant slalom races at any level.Instagram
xRecreationClub, Baseballbaseball@rhodysenate.orgBaseball club for all skill levels. Travel is mostly within the northeast. About 2-3 series are held in the fall and spring seasons.
xRecreationClub, Fencingfencing@rhodysenate.orgThe fencing club provides the opportunity for students to learn how to fence and compete in competitions throughout New England. No experience is necessary and all equipment is provided. For those who already have an understanding of how to fence, our coaches and captains will further supplement their prior knowledge. All in all, the club provides a non-traditional, Olympic sport to the university.Instagram
xRecreationClub, Powerliftingpowerlifting@rhodysenate.orgA competitive powerlifting team that competes against other schools across New England and the country in the USAPL. Practice is once per week and meets are once or twice per semester. We are an organization open to all undergraduate/graduate students and staff members. The URI Powerlifting Team builds character, discipline, and work ethic that translates to all aspects of life.Instagram
xRecreationClub, Rhody Archeryarchery@rhodysenate.orgRhody Archery is a noncompetitive Archery club that shoots biweekly. We welcome all experience levels and have members that are certified in Archery training.Instagram
xRecreationClub, Runningrunning@rhodysenate.orgOur club is very relaxed, but we enjoy working hard! We understand that everyone likes to run different distances and at different paces. EVERYONE is welcome! New members are always encouraged and practices are not mandatory.
xRecreationClub, Sailingsailing@rhodysenate.orgOur mission is to spread the love of sailing and being on the water. NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED. If you want to get out on a boat, you've come to the right place. No commitment, no costs. Just fun.Instagram
xRecreationClub, As an organization, our goal is to cultivate and support a thriving community of SCUBA divers within URI, as well as making it accessible to the student body as a whole. We aim to supply students with the information, equipment and training necessary to give them access to the underwater world. Drop in on one of our meetings or just swing by our office if you're interested!Instagram
xRecreationClub, Soccer, Men'smenssoccer@rhodysenate.orgA competitive team that competes against other college and university club soccer teams in New England. We practice 2-3 times a week and have matches on the weekends. Tryouts are held within the first two weeks of the fall semester. Hope to see you there!Instagram
xRecreationClub, Soccer, Women'swomenssoccer@rhodysenate.orgWe play other teams in the Region 1 league, specifically in RI, MA, and CT. Tryouts are held the weekend after move-in in the Fall. Practices are 3 days a week and games are held on the weekend. Please send an email to the address above or reach out to us on Instagram with any questions! Fall Practices 2-3 days a week, Spring Practices 2 days a weekInstagram
xRecreationClub, Softballsoftball@rhodysenate.orgInstagram
xRecreationClub, Track and Fieldtrackandfield@rhodysenate.orgWe are the Club Track and Field for the University of Rhode Island. We provide students an organization that helps them build upon their athletic skills as well as their social skills. We hosts practices, team get-togethers, and track meets to see how far each has come.Instagram
xRecreationClub, Triathalontriathlon@rhodysenate.orgInstagram
xLeadershipCollege Democratsdemocrats@rhodysenate.orgURI Democrats provides a unique opportunity to catalyze change from Kingston to Washington, D.C. We work to empower students and embolden tomorrow's leaders as we advocate for economic justice, social equity, environmental protection, and other core progressive values in innovative and creative ways. Don't stay on the sidelines--give your passion a voice and join URI College Democrats todayInstagram
xLeadershipCollege Republicanscollegerepublicans@rhodysenate.orgThe University of Rhode Island College Republicans seeks to promote the values of free market capitalism, limited government, freedom, and equality of opportunity. The club gives students the opportunity to get involved in the Republican Party and other conservative organizations. It is also dedicated to helping conservative minds get elected into government offices, promoting leadership skills, and giving students a greater range of political knowledge.Instagram
xCommunity Service & ActivismColleges Against Cancercollegesagainstcancer@rhodysenate.orgJoin URI's Colleges Against Cancer! We are a committee that meets throughout the school year to plan URI's annual Relay For Life event. This event raises over $50,000 every year for The American Cancer Society and raises cancer awareness throughout our community. Help us make a difference!Instagram
xCreative OutletsComedy Clubcomedy@rhodysenate.orgInstagram
xJust For FunCommunity Wellness Leaderscommunitywellnessleadersuri@gmail.comCommunity Wellness Leaders, a.k.a. CWL, is a safe space for students to focus on the four main types of wellness; emotional, physical, mental, and food. We provide a welcoming and open community with no requirements to join, so students can get to know others and practice wellness. We also emphasize giving back to our community and those around us, as we also host events such as beach cleanups and donations for the local food pantry. We host bi-weekly meetings where we focus on a certain wellness activity and switch it up every other week. Examples of our past meetings have been sunset yoga, art therapy, field day, vision boards, beach cleanup, etc. If you are looking for a community that will welcome you with open arms, and teach you to embrace wellness in your life, then CWL is what you’re looking for.Instagram
xCreative OutletsDance Companydanceco@rhodysenate.orgThe URI Dance Company is a great organization that provides students with the opportunity to keep dancing and performing! Offering classes in tap, ballet, lyrical, jazz, hip hop, and pointe, students have a wide variety of classes to take. We do not hold auditions so everyone is welcome! We put on one showcase at the end of every semester for the whole Company to preform the choreography we have worked on to friends and family. Along with recitals, the Dance Company has performed at Rhody Rally, RhodyTHON, Relay for Life, President Welcome Ceremony. It is a great way to meet students of different ages and be an involved student at URI!Instagram
xCommunity Service & ActivismDRIVE: Diversifying Recruiting Inspiring Volunteering Educatingdrive@rhodysenate.orgD.R.I.V.E (Diversifying Recruiting Inspiring Volunteering Educating ) is an undergraduate student volunteer organization that works with the URI Admission Department to increase diversity at the University of Rhode Island through outreach to both in state and out-of-state underrepresented students. Our various events allow high school students to experience URI and to learn about the possibilities that come from attending college. We also work with middle school and elementary school students to introduce the idea and benefits of higher education. Together we work hard to bring a diverse range of students to the URI community.Instagram
xAcademicEconmic Student Association (ESA)esa@rhodysenate.orgThe Economics Student Association (ESA) is a club on campus specifically for students who are Majoring or Minoring in Economics. During our weekly meetings, we discuss current events / topics of interest as well as network with one another.Instagram
xCreative OutletsElectronic Music Associationema@rhodysenate.orgWe are the only electronic music club on campus and our goal is to bring our favorite type of music into the lives of students here on campus and get everyone to enjoy the non judge mental loving atmosphere we bring 🙂 We hold events on campus leading up to our big Spring event and love that we can have our own club members DJ for their first time & have anyone that wants to learn learn! We hold DJ workshops, music sharing sessions, and sometimes meet at each other's houses for meetings!Instagram
xLeadershipEMPWR (Formerly WOWW)empwr@rhodysenate.orgW.O.W.W is an organization that uniquely benefits URI by offering a chance for freshmen women to feel comfortable, safe, and supported in the community that our upper class mentors create. Freshmen, or Mentees, receive stability, support, and mentorship as well as the opportunity to become positive role models and future Mentors of the group. As an organization we strive to ease the transition of first year women to college life. Some topics we address include successful study habits, nutrition, sexual assault, campus involvement, time management, coping with stress, date rape drugs, substance abuse, domestic violence, and stalking. The sense of community we create for freshmen women helps to increase their personal development throughout the rest of their college careers.Instagram
xJust For FunEther(bound) Magazineether@rhodysenate.orgEther(bound) is a literary arts magazine founded by undergraduates at the University of Rhode Island. Our mission is to provide a student-led platform for any and all forms of artistic expression. Ether(bound)'s creative liberties, campus outreach, and internal processes are to be under the sole control of the undergraduate editorial board. In addition to the semesterly magazine publication, Ether(bound) is building an art community by hosting several events each semester such as open mics and launch parties. Any undergraduate is welcome to join and any person, including, but not limited to, URI students, non-URI students, and editorial board members, is welcome to submit their work.Instagram
xAcademicExercise is Medicineexercisemedicine@rhodysenate.orgThe URI Exercise is Medicine Club is aimed at promoting health and wellness on campus for students, staff and faculty. Our goal is to encourage health care providers to include exercise in their treatment plans for patients. We will collaborate with health services, campus recreation, and other health clubs on campus to host events promoting and educating the URI community about the benefits of exercise and healthy lifestyle habits. We hope to improve the overall health and wellness of the URI community.Instagram
xCreative OutletseXposureexposure@rhodysenate.orgeXposure is a multicultural dance organization whose goal is to spread knowledge of various cultures through dance. Our aspiration is to help bring awareness of diversity throughout our college campus and throughout other communities. eXposure wants to give back to the community by creating fundraisers, attending community projects and perform at local events to eXposure them to the different forms of dances there are around the world. eXposure is a family and as a family we want to bring people together and share the experience of dance that we have grown to love.Instagram
xCreative OutletsFashion Merchandising Societyfms@rhodysenate.orgThe Fashion Merchandising Society is a club that meets biweekly with students that share a common interest in fashion. Not only do we discuss current issues in the fashion industry, but we also put on a student run fashion show yearly to show off the work of our members. If you have an interest in fashion, Textiles major or not, come out to our meetings and see what we are all about!Instagram
xCreative OutletsFine Arts Clubfinearts@rhodysenate.orgWe are an art organization primarily focused on the visual arts. We host meetings once a week that involve different artistic activities that develop creativity and support a safe and relaxing environment were members can communicate, build worthwhile connections in a creative community and ultimately improve their artistic skills and experiences.Instagram
xJust For FunGaming Clubgaming@rhodysenate.orgThe Gaming Club provides an open environment for students to socialize and play games with each other. Join our discord here - Weekly Smash and Video game tournaments and constant esports leagues!
xAcademicGeology Clubgeology@rhodysenate.orgThe URI Geology Club provides an outlet for students with an interest in the geosciences to come together for events and activities that focus on the earth and the processes that shape it. We benefit the community by hosting activities that spark discussion on subjects related to geology and the Earth around us. We are not a major specific group and anyone is welcome to join!
xCommunity Service & ActivismGlobal Brigadesglobalbrigade@rhodysenate.orgGlobal Brigades (GB) is the world's largest student-led international development organization. Global Brigades is a nonprofit organization, that empowers university students and young professionals nation-wide to provide communities in developing countries with sustainable solutions that improve quality of life while respecting local culture and improving the environment. At the University of Rhode Island, we plan to build a foundation of volunteers and leaders, each motivated to make a profound impact on our world.Instagram
xCreative OutletsGood Five Cent Cigar, Thecigar@rhodysenate.orgPrinting a weekly paper every Thursday morning throughout the fall and spring semesters.Instagram
xLeadershipGreek: Interfraternity Councilifc@rhodysenate.orgThe purpose of this non-profit organization shall be to promote cooperation among fraternities, to formulate rules and procedures for recruitment and new member education, to regulate interfraternal activities, and to insure cooperation between fraternities and other student organizations and the University administration. Instagram
xLeadershipGreek: Panhellic Councilpanhel@rhodysenate.orgThe governing board of all Panhellenic sorority life here at the University of Rhode Island. The URI Panhellenic Council works directly with the Interfraternity Council, our male counterparts, and strives to uphold the 4 core values of URI Greek Life: scholarship, fellowship, leadership and service.Instagram
xCommunity Service & ActivismURI Habitat for Humanityurihabitat@gmail.comOur mission is to work with our South County affiliate and other organizations in order to provide affordable and sustainable housing in our community. We carry this out through building, advocating, fundraising and educating as we believe that every man, woman, and child deserves a place to call home. We believe in service to our community. We believe in giving back and paying forward. At URI there are a myriad of different possible experiences to choose from but we feel habitat is the most meaningful cause to be a part of.Instagram
xJust For FunHer Campus URIhercampus@rhodysenate.orgWe write and edit articles for the Her Campus website which is the #1 online magazine for college women.Instagram
xLeadershipiGNiTE @ URI ignite@rhodysenate.orgURI's chapter of a national organization whose primary focus is to uplift and empower women in politics, whether that means running for office or just staying involved and informed.Instagram
xReligiousInterVarsity Christian Fellowshipintervarsity@rhodysenate.orgWe are place on campus where students like to be, even if they don't like God. We create spaces to experience God, reach the campus and change the world.Instagram
xAcademicKin (Kinesiology) Clubkinclub@rhodysenate.orgThe Kinesiology Club is a great way for kinesiology majors to connect and grow outside of the classroom. We often have guest speakers and professionals in the kinesiology field come to our meetings to talk about what they do and how they got there. We strive to connect upperclassmen and underclassmen to advise one another on how to excel in our major requirement classes. Involvement in the club is also a great networking opportunity; we attend various conferences throughout the year and internships are often shared among club members.Instagram
xAcademicLanguage Club (formerly German Club)languageclub@rhodysenate.orgInstagram
xMulticulturalLASA: Latin American Student Associationlasa@rhodysenate.orgLASA is a multicultural organization dedicated to increasing Latin American cultural awareness throughout the university.It is LASAs' commitment to educate our members as well as the university about Latin American culture, heritage, customs, and roots.Instagram
xAcademicMarine Science Societymarinesciencesociety@rhodysenate.orgJoin a group of ocean-loving pals! No need to be a marine biology major, but marine biology students are definitely recommended to join! We do marine-related outings to beaches, aquariums, and a bunch of other events! A great way to meet students of similar interests!Instagram
xMulticulturalMiddle Eastern Student Associationmesa@rhodysenate.orgInstagram
xJust For FunMock Trialmocktrial@rhodysenate.orgOur goal is to stimulate real criminal and civil trials. Our organization allows students to gain insight on how a trial works and runs. Mock trial is an academic club that serves to help CCJ majors, PSC majors and pre law students looking to go down a legal route. We will try criminal and civil cases and break up into teams defense v. prosecuting. We help students to improve critical thinking, public speaking and persuasive argument building skills. We have a legal advisor who serves as the judge on our cases in which he decides which team built better arguments, and understand why.Instagram
xMulticulturalMUSIC: Multicultural Unity and Student Involvementurimusic@rhodysenate.orgInstagram
xCreative OutletsMusic Boostersmusicboosters@rhodysenate.orgWe hope to support and enrich music making across campus!
xCreative OutletsMusically Inclinedmusicallyinclined@rhodysenate.orgMusically Inclined is a URI all-gender SATB acapella group! Our goal is to foster a sense of community and inclusion through our mutual love for music. We hold new member auditions at the beginning of every semester and we sing songs across many genres, from pop to alternative to rock, and even some musical numbers. Aside from singing, we have many opportunities in management positions and our team of artistic directors. We meet for rehearsals three times a week, and perform at multiple events each semester for the URI community.Instagram
xCreative OutletsMusicians Guildmusiciansguild@rhodysenate.orgAre you into DIY music? Are you into going to live shows? Are you interested in setting up and booking concerts? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are in the right place! The Musician's Guild is a organization focused on facilitation a safe and fun local music scene on the campus of URI. The Musician's Guild puts on three concerts a semester as well as smaller events like open mics and battle of the bands.Instagram
xMulticulturalMuslim Student Association (MSA) The Muslim Students Association is a cultural organization inviting people of all ethnicities and backgrounds to learn more about different cultures and to make lifelong friends. The MSA aims to build a sense of community among both Muslims and non-Muslims on campus. Our goal is to provide a safe and tolerant environment for students who wish to express their faith and cultural practices and for those who want to expand their knowledge on other faiths and cultures. We host many social events throughout the year as well as religious discussions and fundraisers.Instagram
AcademicNational Society for Collegiate Scholars ncsc@uri.eduNSCS at University of Rhode Island is an honor society inviting high-achieving freshmen and sophomores. Members must have a GPA of 3.4 or above and rank in the top 20 percent of their class. We focus our meetings around scholarship, leadership, and service and aim to be well-rounded individuals living a balanced lifestyle. Anyone can participate in our general meetings and we invite members to sit in at our officer board meetings as well.
xAcademicURI NESA: Northeast Student Affiliateurinesa@gmail.comLEARN & COMPETE ANIMAL SCIENCE: Join us to learn more about our furry friends through hands on livestock judging experiences, monthly in house animal science trivia competitions, and research presentations. All majors are welcome, no experience required. *this organization does travel to an annual out of state competition with other New England CollegesInstagram
xAcademicNeuroscience Club, URIneuroscience@rhodysenate.orgInstagram
xReligiousOrthodox Christian FellowshipOrthodox@rhodysenate.orgThe mission of OCF is connecting Orthodox college students and those interested in the Orthodox Christian faith to witness the Orthodox Christian Church through community life, prayer, service to others, and study of the Faith.
xJust For FunOuting Outing Club aims to provide free access to the outdoors and bring students off campus to explore. We hike, rock climb, ski, and just get outside with friends.Instagram
xReligiousPENSA-URIPENSA@rhodysenate.orgPENSA URI is a fairly new Christian organization, based from the Church Of Pentecost. We are committed to spreading the gospel of Jesus Christian love to the community here at URI.Instagram
xMulticulturalPINK WomenPINKWomen@RhodySenate.orgWe strive to develop a sense of belonging and membership to increase the retention of multicultural women. We aim to promote self-exploration, professional development, and leadership opportunities which enhance the undergraduate experience of multicultural women and prepare graduates for the workforce.Instagram
xAcademicPre-Dental Club predental@rhodysenate.orgThe purpose of the club is to unite all pre-dental students and work together to familiarize ourselves with the dental school admissions process. The club will provide useful information regarding the Dental Admission Test (DAT), volunteering and shadowing opportunities, required courses and more. Furthermore, the club will schedule guest lecturers, such as dentists and dental students. In the end, we hope that our members are fully prepared to apply to dental schools and ultimately are accepted.Instagram
xAcademicPre-Physical Therapy Clubprept@rhodysenate.orgMission Statement - Acquaint students whose ambition is to pursue a career in Physical Therapy (PT) with the intent to promote networking, professional growth, and preparation for future physical therapy endeavors.Instagram
xAcademicPre-Physician Assistant Club, URIpaclub@rhodysenate.orgMission Statement: The University of Rhode Island Pre-PA was founded with intent to support our fellow students who have a interest in the physician assistant profession. We plan to touch on everything from healthcare experience to graduate school applications. We hope to provide guidance for students who express interest in the healthcare field and create an environment where students are encouraged to ask questions and learn more about the physician assistant profession. All students are welcomed into the positive environment developed by our leadership board.
xAcademicPRSSA: Public Relations Student Society of AmericaPRSSA@rhodysenate.orgThe Public Relations Student Society of America is a national, student-run, pre-professional organization that aids students in the Harrington School grow through learning and networking opportunities. PRSSA is the foremost organization for students interested in public relations and communications. We are a pre-professional organization that seeks to help students with professional networking, resume building, cover letter writing, enhancing their public relations and business education outside of the classroom and more. You get exclusive opportunities to better your chances of getting your dream job after college!Instagram
xAcademicPublic Health Club, URIphc@rhodysenate.orgInstagram
xJust For FunPuppy Raisers Club, URI puppyraisersclub@gmail.comThe Puppy Raisers Club is a student led group that participates in community outreach by working with a 503(c) non-profit organization, Guiding Eyes for the Blind, to raise service dogs as future guides for those who are visually impaired. Guiding Eyes for the Blind provides these exceptionally trained and bred dogs to their client free of charge, and therefor relies heavily on volunteers to help raise and train their dogs from the time they are puppies until they are fully trained service animals.Instagram
xJust For FunURI Quidditchuriquidditch@rhodysenate.orgThe goal of the URI Quidditch Club is the provide the students at URI an inclusive and fun environment to enjoy the growing college sport, Quidditch. Quidditch is a full contact, intramural sport and URI Quidditch strives to provide every student with the chance to enjoy it safely in a non-judging group. URI Quidditch will accept any and all members and will not discriminate based on age, gender, sexuality, or race.Instagram
xAcademicRamHacksRamHacks@rhodysenate.orgHello, ladies, gentlemen, and computer scientists. RamHacks is Rhody’s premier student organization for hackers, coders, data scientists, engineers, and other computing enthusiasts- recognized by the Student Senate for eight years and counting. Swing by to network with some of the most talented of our kind, learn to work with recruiters, build a competitive resume, and connect with your future start-up co-founder… or perhaps your new partner in cybercrime. Visit us at
xCreative OutletsRenaissance Yearbookyearbook@rhodysenate.orgOfficial Yearbook for the University of Rhode Island! Our staff is responsible for photographing and documenting all campus events! We compile our layouts and photos into one book that captures the most memorable campus activities!
xReligiousRhody Catholic Organizationrhodycatholic@rhodysenate.orgWe are a community of believers who seek holiness together in the community of the Catholic Church. Open to all students, faculty, staff and friends of the University of Rhode Island, we strive to empower disciples to become apostles of the Good News through worship, catechesis, charitable works, and Christ-centered community. All are welcome to join us!Instagram
xReligiousRhody Christian Fellowship leaders@rhodyfellowship.comRCF is a Christ-centered, Bible-based college ministry and Christian student organization on the URI campus. Our mission is to help students to know and follow Jesus Christ. Whether you are a Christian student who is looking for community on campus and a way to grow in your faith, or if you are a student who has questions about Christianity, we would love to meet you and find out how we can serve you.Instagram
xJust For FunRhody Rhapsodies rhodyrhapsodyuri@gmail.comThe Rhody Rhapsodies is a co-ed, competitive a cappella group at URI. We hold auditions every semester, enabling us to retain previous members with the best talent, as well as add new individuals to the group in order to improve our overall musical abilities. We hold various events on campus at URI including our own invitational concerts in which we host many groups from other schools, as well as seasonal concerts to showcase our semester’s worth of work. We also travel to and perform at many events, in and out of the state of Rhode Island, including events hosted at other colleges, off campus charitable causes, competitions, and many URI sponsored events. As a group, every few weeks we cohesively vote on songs to advance and expand our repertoire. Holding rehearsals twice per week allows us to perfect our sound and progress on our songs. Our goal is to create the best music we possibly can and use our abilities to promote other organizations and contribute to the community as a whole, on campus and beyond URI.Instagram
xJust For FunRhody Ridiculousnessrhodyridiculousness@rhodysenate.orgInstagram
xCommunity Service & ActivismRhodyThonrhodython@rhodysenate.orgRhodyTHON is a student run, Miracle Network Dance Marathon at the University of Rhode Island that raises money for the children being treated at Hasbro's Children Hospital in Providence, RI. Hasbro Children's Hospital is one of the many hospitals across the US that is apart of The Children's Miracle Network. Rhodython raises money throughout the year for Hasbro Children's Hospital, but our main event is our spring semester dance marathon. This event includes overnight dancing, games, and meeting the Miracle Kids!Instagram
xCommunity Service & ActivismRotaract, URIrotaract@rhodysenate.orgRotaract is a national student organization that sits under Rotary International. We focus on service, both locally and on an international level. Our goal is to foster a sense of community that follows "service above self".Instagram
xLeadershipSAA: Student Alumni Associationsaa@rhodysenate.orgSAA was founded in 1985 and is sponsored by the Alumni Association. We strive to foster a sense of pride and tradition in the University. As a group, we collectively promote an active program of recruitment and commitment among both students and alumni. Our programs are designed to promote interaction between students and alumni for the betterment of the University. SAA's primary goals are also to generate spirit surrounding the University among the student body, provide information about the Alumni Association to the student body and keep the Alumni Association aware of developments on campus, which affect student perception of the University.Instagram
xLeadershipSAGA: Sexuality and Gender Alliancegsa@rhodysenate.orgA group that meets weekly that offers support to members of the LGBTQ+ community and its allies. We meet to discuss our two main events - Day of Silence and Coming Out Day, and we do fun crafts, while also trying to retain an informative and educational aspect, so that all of our members can leave feeling enriched and inspired.Instagram
xReligiousSankofa Christian Ministriessankofa@rhodysenate.orgSankofa is a Bible Based Multicultural organization that is dedicated to spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ at the University of Rhode Island.Instagram
xCommunity Service & ActivismSAS: Student Action for Sustainabilitysas@rhodysenate.orgJoin us to advance the goals of sustainability on campus, in our lives, and in our society! We're a group of students enthusiastic to change the future of our environment by first changing our impacts and helping others change theirs through education and activism. All are welcome!Instagram
xCommunity Service & ActivismURI S.A.V.E.Suri.saves@gmail.comWe are a student run volunteer club that connects students with opportunities on and off campus! We also have "mini" events during our meetings during the semester. Follow our instagram for more information @uri_saves !!Instagram
xMulticulturalSAWA: Student Alliance for the Welfare of Africasawa@rhodysenate.orgSAWA (The Student Alliance for the Welfare for Africa), translates as "good" in Swahili -- as in "Mambo Sawa," which means "Life is Good." SAWA is a student group open to all students who are of African descent or are interested in learning more about Africa. We strive to enrich and unite the African community through social, artistic, educational, and service events.Instagram
xJust For FunSEC: Student Entertainment Committeeurisec@rhodysenate.orgThe URI Student Entertainment Committee (SEC) is a student organization that plans a variety of entertainment events for the campus and the local community. We are made up of four sub-committees including: Special Events, VIP, Advertising, and Concerts. SEC has a hand in every stage of the event planning process, while organizing shows together. Our duties include choosing/booking performers, selling tickets, marketing and advertising, working backstage as a stage crew or security team, and much, MUCH more. Undergraduate Students of all majors, and class years are welcome to get involved with one or more committees!Instagram
xJust For FunShark Clubshark@rhodysenate.orgOur goal is to unite shark enthusiasts from diverse backgrounds. We aim to encourage and inspire students to take part in a specific marine science field through both educational and fun activities. This is an all inclusive organization focused on giving back to the community in an educational atmosphere as well as supporting shark conservation efforts through awareness and fundraising. Finally, we will provide opportunities for hands on field experience in Elasmobranch researchInstagram
xCreative OutletsSocial Dance Club, URIballroom@rhodysenate.orgURI Ballroom Dance is built around the ideals that members should feel secure in themselves, have the ability to express themselves, and be a part of a community that they can interact with freely. We achieve this by creating a social environment that bring those from URI and those in the community into a judgment free atmosphere in which members can learn a wide variety of styles of both ballroom and social dancing. Every lesson allows members who have never danced before be able to attend a dance or competition event and be able to comfortably participate and socialize no matter what level.
xAcademicSociety for Women in Computingwomencomputing@rhodysenate.orgInstagram
xAcademicSociety: Kappa Kappa Psi, National Honorary Band Fraternitykkp@rhodysenate.orgKappa Kappa Psi is a fraternal organization that promotes the advancement of college and university bands through dedicated service and support to bands; comprehensive education; leadership opportunities; and recognition; for the benefit of its members and society.
xAcademicSociety: Phi Sigma Pi, National Honor Fraternitypsp@rhodysenate.orgInstagram
xReligiousSojourn, URIsojourn@rhodysenate.orgWe believe that life and faith are a journey and we are all trying to figure it out. We ask good questions, serve others, and have fun along the way!Instagram
xLeadershipSOLC: Student Organization Leadership Consultantssolc@rhodysenate.orgThe Student Organization Leadership Consultants (SOLC) is a group of URI students who have received advanced facilitation skills training in leadership & group development by fellow experienced SOLC facilitators. SOLC works to promote and use peer leadership to help URI's student groups to effectively achieve their goals.Instagram
xCommunity Service & ActivismStudent Advocacy for Disability Awareness/Action (SADA) SADAURI@rhodysenate.orgInstagram
xJust For FunSustainable Fishing Club, URIfishing@rhodysenate.orgFishing is a great activity, it gets people outside, which is becoming less prevalent in the college environment. It can also bring people together to share a common goal, ours would be to catch fish and enjoy the outdoors. We get together to discuss fishing techniques and recent catches, we also organize groups trips so everyone has an opportunity to land the fish of a lifetime.
xCommunity Service & ActivismSVO: Student Veterans Organizationsvo@rhodysenate.orgThe URI Student Veterans Organization is a service organization bringing together all members of the URI community to support Veterans, members of the Armed Forces, and their families.Instagram
xMulticulturalTalent Development Student Advisory Boardtdsb@rhodysenate.orgInstagram
xCreative OutletsThe Daily Ram dailyram@rhodysenate.orgInstagram
xAcademicTheme Park Engineering & Design (TPED)themeparkengineering@rhodysenate.orgWe are a group of students who dream big about designing amusement parks and rides. We compete in two competitions, the Walt Disney Imaginations and the Cornell Theme Park Design competition. All majors welcome!Instagram
xCommunity Service & ActivismThrivethrive@rhodysenate.orgThrive is an idea accelerator that helps you find your passion, connect with like-minded peers, and create impactful projects. #LiveYourPassionInstagram
xCommunity Service & ActivismTimmy Global Healthtimmyglobal@rhodysenate.orgThe purpose of Timmy Global Health is to assist and support existing healthcare systems in communities in South America and Africa through. This is accomplished by supporting previously established organizations in these communities. Through providing support and resources to these organizations, communities are able to be assisted continuously throughout the year, rather than just when Timmy Global Health service teams are present in the area.Instagram
xMulticulturalUhuru Sasauhurusasa@rhodysenate.orgThe purpose of Uhuru Sasa shall be dedicated to establishing and maintaining the cultural, social an educational enrichment of all people who work and study at the University of Rhode Island and the community. It is Uhuru Sasa's intention to accomplish this through the pursuit of educational, historical, literary and artistic functions. Uhuru Sasa was established in 1972 as the first multicultural organization to champion the causes of minorities on the university campus. Uhuru Sasa remains dedicated to fostering the growth of minority students and all people who work at and/or attend the University of Rhode Island.Instagram
xrecreationURI Bike Clubbike@rhodysenate.orgWe meet at the Mackal Bus stop for the three following rides: Mountain bike ride on Wednesday at 4:15, road ride on Thursday at 4:15, and a gravel ride on Friday at 3. We also ride on Saturdays when folks are up for it.
xJust For FunURI We are an expression/movement-based group of friends looking to make more friends, attempting to explore the complexities of life through Flow. Our page is open for everyone to use. We want to spread love and build connections. If you are free and want to hangout with someone, post your location. If you have an event in mind, reach out and make an event page. This is your page, use it to your advantage. Come join us and invite a friend, take a break on the Quad, relax, and create some autotelic experiences. Breaks are necessary, procrastinate productively with Flow.Instagram
xrecreationURI Roller Hockeyrollerhockey@rhodysenate.orgAre you interested in playing hockey but can't commit to the men's ice team? Come play roller hockey! All skill levels are welcome. URI Roller Hockey fosters a fun and competitive environment. We provide a cost and time effective alternative to the ice hockey team while still delivering a competitive hockey experience.Instagram
xrecreationURI Surf Cluburisurfclub@rhodysenate.orgInstagram
xAcademicWildlife Societywildlifesociety@rhodysenate.orgURI Wildlife Society spreads awareness about human interaction with wildlife and their habitats, wildlife needs, and events that take place in Rhode Island. We also hope to encourage a better understanding of resource management science concerning wildlife, and push for an active participation to enhance wildlife standards. Whether your thing is wolves, big cats, dolphins, gators, falcons, or just plain walks in the woods, you are sure to find kin here! Meetings may consists of talks given by URI professors or other natural history professionals around Rhode Island.Instagram
xAcademicWomen in STEMstemwomen@rhodysenate.orgInstagram
xcreative OutletsWRIUwriu@rhodysenate.orgA broadcast service of the University of Rhode Island, WRIU is managed by a student-run Executive Board and staffed by many dedicated student and community volunteers. Our offices and broadcast facilities are located on the third floor of the Memorial Union on URI's Kingston campus.Instagram
xCommunity Service & ActivismYoung Democratic Socialists of Americademocraticsocialists@rhodysenate.orgWe are the University of Rhode Island's chapter for the Young Democratic Socialists of America. This club focuses on socialist political education and activism in the URI community. During our meetings, we discuss current events through a socialist lens, left-wing politics and history, how to advocate for marginalized groups, and how we can bring socialist ideas to life on campus. Every school year, our club votes on ways that we can advance political education and economic activism on campus, whether that be through a community fridge or movie screenings on socialist history. Everyone across the political spectrum is welcome!Instagram
Creative Outlets193 Coffee Coffeehouse is a fairly unnoticed and wonderful space for students to relax, study, play board games, have intellectual discussions about life and academia, and meet to socialize over a hot cup o' joe! Our mission is to provide a non-profit, fair trade coffee bar with a friendly and creative atmosphere and what many people call the best coffee and atmosphere on this campus! This eclectic gem hosts fun and free events for students, as well as serving as a meeting space for other organizations, clubs, and open lectures. Our Coffeehouse is by the students, for the students, and our all-volunteer staff are passionate about serving $1 and $0.75 coffee to make people smile and help weary students wake up to study or exercise! This is a one-of-a-kind student venue and coffee lounge where everyone is greeted as a friend.Instagram
Professional SocietyAlpha Chi Sigma alphachisigma@chm.uri.eduWe are the chemistry professional fraternity on the URI campus -To Bind To Strive To Aid- We assist in creating a connection both within the university and to many professional jobs for the future. Our brothers are spread out all over the country and have jobs in numerous fields.Instagram
Professional SocietyAmerican Pharmacists Association - Academy of Student PharmacistsMission: To be the collective voice of pharmacy students, to provide opportunities for professional growth, and to envision and actively promote the future of pharmacy. We strive to teach members important clinical skills, promote genuine patient care in the community, and have a voice in pharmaceutical policy.
Professional SocietyAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)board.uri.asme@gmail.comStudent chapter of the (International) American Society of Mechanical Engineers, who's mission statement is "ASME's mission is to serve diverse global communities by advancing, disseminating and applying engineering knowledge for improving the quality of life; and communicating the excitement of engineering. ASME aims to be the essential resource for mechanical engineers and other technical professionals throughout the world for solutions that benefit humankind." In addition to this we also strive to aid engineering students in their transition from high school to university to the young professional world, and provide a social group open to all students.
Professional SocietyAmerican Marketing Associationamarhody@gmail.comThe American Marketing Association (AMA) is a national and professional marketing club here at the University of Rhode Island. We are committed to build a strong organization of individuals who are interested in developing their professional careers and building skills through networking opportunities and guidance finding internships and jobs. In addition, we provide many opportunities to volunteer and coordinate events for the club. Essentially, AMA helps students put into practice what they've learned!Instagram
LeadershipArmy ROTC urirotc@etal.uri.eduThe academic program which ROTC provides challenges students to develop the responsibility, self-confidence, and leadership ability necessary to be successful, not only in the military, but in the civilian sector as well. The program emphasizes academic excellence, physical training, written and oral communication, as well as ethics to develop all facets of an individual. Qualified cadets have the opportunity to attend U.S. Army Airborne, Air Assault, Northern Warfare, and Mountain Schools, all while pursuing the goal of accepting a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army, United States Army Reserve, or Army National GuardInstagram
RecreationBoxing ClubBoxing@rhodysenate.orgA place to teach and develop the art of boxing. Open to all experience levels. Whether you'd like to spar or simply get a good workout in.Instagram
Professional SocietyChi Upsilon Sigma National Latin Society, Incalpha.iota@justbecus.orgWe, the members of, Chi Upsilon Sigma National Latin Sorority, Incorporated, aware of the prejudices and obstacles facing the minority women of our communities, dedicate ourselves to improving these conditions and to working towards the betterment of all women.
AcademicChinese Students and Scholars Associationcssauri@gmail.comURI CSSA (Chinese Students and Scholars Association) is a student organization for all the Chinese students and scholars in URI. We are dedicated to provide an interaction platform for URI Chinese community.
Professional SocietyDelta Epsilon Mu (Pre-Health Professionals) deltaepsilonmuuri@gmail.comPre-Health Co-Ed Fraternity that strives to unite students of the various pre-health professions including Pre-Medicine, Pre-Dental, Pre-Physician's Assistant, Pre-Veterinary, Physical Therapy, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, Psychology, etc.Instagram
LeadershipEmergency Medical Servicesuriems@etal.uri.eduWe are a 24/7/365 operation providing emergency prehospital care and transport to ill and injured persons primarily at the University of Rhode Island and also in the surrounding communities. We provide a full range of services to the Kingston and Narragansett Bay Campuses and limited services upon request to the Providence and W. Alton Jones Campuses.Instagram
LeadershipGraduate Student The Graduate Student Association (GSA) is a government body maintained by and for the graduate students of the University with the purpose of enhancing the academic, intellectual, and social opportunities of its members. Officers and members of the GSA Senate, who are elected annually from the entire graduate student body, distribute GSA funds to graduate students and other qualifying groups, organize social events, and serve as graduate student representatives on University-wide committees.
ReligiousHIllel: The Jewish Student Organizationhillel@urihillel.orgHillel is the Jewish Student Center at the University of Rhode Island. Our building is located at 6 Quarry Rd (AKA 6 Fraternity Circle) but our activities take place throughout campus and in the community. Hillel creates a warm and caring atmosphere where students find community and are encouraged and empowered to explore Judaism in ways that are meaningful to them. We offer a full array of social, cultural, religious, community service and Israel related programming, as well as leadership development opportunities. There is something for everyone at Hillel.Instagram
Professional SocietyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineersieee@etal.uri.eduEEE is the worlds largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. (Recommended for all BME, CPE and ELE majors, but all are welcome!). In this club we host Q/A events with industry professionals and graduate students. We also run tutoring sessions for major BME, CPE and ELE classes. Our objective is to prepare students for their collegiate studies and to introduce what the engineering profession will be like outside of college.Instagram
Professional SocietyKappa Delta Phi: International Honors Society in Education kdp.iotasigma.uri@gmail.comKappa Delta Pi advances quality education by inspiring teachers to prepare all learners for future challenges.Instagram
LeadershipKingston Fire Department (URI) Cdegrave@kingstonfire.netThanks for your interest in the Kingston Volunteer Fire Department! We are excited to show you what we do as the "Defenders of the Hill". We are an all-volunteer, full service fire station that supports the University of Rhode Island campus and the surrounding village of Kingston. This one square mile is home to almost 20,000 people during the school year. KFD provides world class fire protection and emergency medical response to these folks 24/7/365. Unlike most volunteer fire departments, KFD is also home to 12 resident firefighters, whom after probation moved into the fire house. These students and/or young professionals enjoy living rent free in return for maintaining "on-call" coverage 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, year round. Additionally, current URI students can obtain up to 15 credits for their completion of probationary training as well as receive internship credit for other department projects.
Professional SocietyLa Unidad Latina, Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity Inc.La Unidad Latina, Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity, Incorporated primarily seeks to take a leadership role in meeting the needs of the Latino community through academic achievement, cultural awareness, community service and promotion of the Latino culture and people.
Professional SocietyLambda Kappa SigmaLambda Kappa Sigma is an international professional fraternity for women in pharmacy (PharmD). The organization works to advance the profession of pharmacy itself as well as advance women in the field of pharmacy through various academic, professional, leadership, sisterhood, and community service events. Any year student (freshman-P4) is eligible to participate in the recruitment/orientation process as long as they are accepted into the 0-6 PharmD program at URI. The URI chapter of LKS has over 190 active members on campus.Instagram
MulticulturalLBTQ (Lesbian, Bisexual, Trans, Queer & Questioning) Women's The LBTQ Women Group is made up of students from a variety of backgrounds who come together to support each other in a safe, comfortable environment. The Group is fun, flexible and adaptable to meet the needs of its members. We are open and welcoming to new members throughout the academic year!
Professional SocietyNational Association of Black Accountants naba.uri@gmail.comNABA is a diverse business organizations with a vision of a future where there are unlimited opportunities for growth and leadership for minorities and all people in the accounting and finance professions. As a nonprofit membership association, the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc., (NABA) is dedicated to bridging the opportunity gap for accounting and finance professionals by providing leadership and technical training, as well as networking and career opportunities.
Professional SocietyNational Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)President.uri.nsbe@gmail.comThe National Society of Black Engineers' Mission is to increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community.Instagram
Professional SocietyOrder of OmegaURI.orderofomega@gmail.comOrder of Omega is a leadership honor society for members of Fraternity & Sorority organizations. Order of Omega recognizes juniors and seniors who have exemplified high standards in the areas of scholarship, leadership, involvement within their respective organization and within the Fraternity/Sorority, campus, and local community. Prospective members of URI must have above a 3.0 cumulative GPA. In spring 2014, our chapter initiated over 50 new members! To date, over 500 chapters have been chartered throughout North America, each sharing the common goal of recognizing the many outstanding student leaders at their institution.Instagram
Community Service & ActivismPeace Corps Prep Programnancys@uri.eduThe Peace Corps Prep (PC Prep) program is designed to prepare you for international development field work, careers in international service, and Peace Corps service. As part of your undergraduate curriculum, the PC Prep program pairs selected courses with leadership and community service to help prepare you for global service work.Instagram
Professional SocietyPharmaceutical Scholars Club - BSPSThis club is designed for people in the BSPS major only. We will organize social events so all BSPS kids could get to know each other better. We also will set younger students up with tutors if they are struggling. In addition to tutoring we also have gathered some materials for classes such as study guides, review sheets, notes, and textbooks.
Professional SocietyPhi Beta LambdaPhi Beta Lambda is a Professional Business Leadership Society. We are built on the beliefs that inclusivity is important. From this idea stems an organization which teaches business principles, ethics, networking and more. This organization is nationally recognized, and our faculty advisor (Joseph D'Adamo) is a highly respected professor at the university. Phi Beta Lambda is open to all U.R.I (undergraduate/ graduate) students who are on good academic standing with the university.
Professional SocietyRhetoric Society of the University of Rhode Islandurirhetoricsociety@gmail.comWelcome to The University of Rhode Island Rhetoric Society - a student-led, community-centered organization here on campus. Our mission is to bring together students and faculty of all disciplines. We aim to engage in meaningful dialogue and develop a passionate community of intellectuals seeking to understand and better utilize the diverse, ever-present art of rhetoric.Instagram
LeadershipRhody The Rhody Ambassadors were founded in 2001 and we are made up of enthusiastic students who show their passion for URI by assisting and representing the Undergraduate Admission Office. We are ambassadors for the university who share their experiences with future URI students and other campus visitors. Throughout the year, Rhody Ambassadors participate in all Open House and Welcome Day events, online chats with prospective URI students and parents, our Multicultural Overnight Program, and other events hosted by the Admissions Office.Instagram
Professional SocietySigma Lambda Upsilon/Senoritas Latinas Unidads Sorority, Inc. (SLU)slu.xichapter@gmail.comSLU highly prides itself as an organization of diverse college-educated (collegiate) and professional women dedicated to uplifting traditionally marginalized groups, especially Latinos and women, by serving as a voice and means for empowerment. Since 1987, SLU has been an outlet for professional development and personal growth to its members and serving constituents. The Sorority's impact can be seen in the outstanding accomplishments of their Hermanas, the young women they have mentored through the LADYS and PEARLS programs, and through the lives of all the people the Sorority has touched via their many literacy initiatives. Thus, proving to colleges and communities that women of color can make a difference.
Professional SocietySociety for Human Resource Management lrc@etal.uri.eduGraduate and Undergraduate Student Organization for students interested in pursuing a career in Human Resources.
Professional SocietySociety for Women Engineers (SWE) SWE's mission is to empower women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, expand the image of the engineering and technology professions as a positive force in improving the quality of life, and demonstrate the value of diversity and inclusion. We are a collegiate and professional level organization which means you can be a member once you graduate college!Instagram
Professional SocietyStudent National Pharmaceutical Associationurisnpha@gmail.comSNPhA is an educational service association of pharmacy students who are concerned about pharmacy and healthcare related issues, and the poor minority representation in pharmacy and other health-related professions.
Professional SocietyStudent Nursing Associationrhodysna@gmail.comUniversity of Rhode Island College of Nursing's Student Nurse Association (SNA) is a pre-professional association that represents students preparing for the future as professional nurses. The association engages in a shared governance approach that encourages health related discussions, health advocacy and interdisciplinary collaboration among students across the university.Instagram
LeadershipStudent Senateinfo@rhodysenate.orgThe Senate shall be the representative student government of the University of Rhode Island, deriving its power and legitimacy from the consent of the governed. The Senate remains a separate and distinct entity from the University of Rhode Island and all underlying affiliates. As the representative voice of the undergraduate student body of the University of Rhode Island, the Senate shall be obligated to discuss any matters brought before the Senate by a member of the URI community that affect students directly or indirectly as students or as citizens. The Senate shall have power to establish, recognize and promote educational, social and cultural activities for the enhancement of student life.Instagram
RecreationURI Club GolfThe University of Rhode Island Club Golf team provides a passionate sense of involvement. It is an inclusive organization for players of all talent levels. Club golf opens the opportunity to practice locally and play at tournaments around New England in NCCGA tournaments.
Just For FunURI Eating Concerns Advisors (UReca!)The members of URECA work together to raise awareness about eating disorders and fundraise to profit NEDA, the National Eating Disorder Association which works to help saves lives and create a world where all those affected by eating disorders can access the support and treatment they deserve. We attend health fairs on campus and do fun activities to promote self love, self respect, and all around body positivity. Our meetings often include discussions about how we can spread positive energy to the URI community regarding not only being kind to others, but to yourself.Instagram
Professional SocietyURI Golden Key Honour SocietyGolden Key International Honor Society is an academic honor society which recognizes and encourages scholastic achievement and excellence among college and university students from all academic disciplines.
AcademicURI Hydrobotics At the URI Hydrobotics team you will get the opportunity to apply your critical thinking skills as we go through the engineering design process to create and test a ROV at the Mate Competition. We incorporate all fields in engineering to create our ROVs. We also have the best spot on campus, so come check us out even if its just for the view
Just For FunURI Marching The University of Rhode Island Ram Marching Band is a strong representative for URI Athletics, the Department of Music, and the University as a whole. The Ram Marching Band supports the football team at all home football games and usually travels to at least one away game each season. The band also gives exhibition and parade performances in Rhode Island and in the surrounding region, and supports URI for "Meet the University" days and other special events.
Professional SocietyURI Student Speech Language Hearing Association (URISSLHA) URISSLHA@yahoo.comUniversity of Rhode Island Speech Language Hearing Association (URISSLHA) is an organization for Communicative Disorders majors. URISSLHA is a member of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA). URISSLHA hosts audiology and speech language pathology guest speakers, organizes fundraising events, and provides information to students about various topics in communication sciences and disorders. URISSLHA is a mix of professional information and fun events where students can get to know their peers and share their love for CMD!
Professional SocietyWomen in Business womeninbusinessuri@gmail.comThe mission of URI's Women in Business organization is to advance the success of women within the University. We strive to empower the female population to gain a competitive advantage as they enter into the business world.Instagram
xCreative OutletsNational Association for Music Education (NAfME)nafme@rhodysenate.orgURI's National Association for Music Education (NAfME) chapter is a professional organization dedicated to promoting music education on campus, in Rhode Island, and across the country. Our programming includes activities to prepare teacher candidates for licensure exams, engage with music students in the state, and professional development workshops that attract clinicians from across the country.
xMulticulturalPapuan Student Associationpapuanstudentassosiation@gmail.comWe are the representation of Papuan Students at the University of Rhode Island. We would like to bring more values of diversity in this University. As international students club, we believe that we can learn from each other about culture and value.
xCreative OutletsURI Music Therapy Clubmusictherapy@rhodysenate.orgIncrease awareness and education of music therapy throughout the URI Community Increase awareness, prioritization and opportunities for mental health resources on campus Provide a space for music therapy students to discuss unique experiences Provide a safe space for music therapy students to provide peer support to the degree program Increase opportunities for learning at URI through outside lectures and workshop opportunities Increase sense of community of music therapy students at URI Engage in regional and national music therapy organization board positions (AMTAS and NER-AMTAS) Participate in and present at conferences applicable to music therapy Increase recognition of music therapy on a local, national, and international level Participate in interdisciplinary collaboration within our department and at URI Engage in active discussion, outreach and initiatives supporting DEI efforts Practice and support each other through personal growth and self care
xAcademicPharmacognosy Clubpharmacognosy@rhodysenate.orgThe Pharmacognosy Club (Pcog) was founded to promote the growth and development of pharmacognosy, to provide the opportunity for association among students in the sciences, and to provide opportunities for presentation of research achievements. The Pharmacognosy Club supports scholarly effort and the dissemination of results in the broad, interdisciplinary world of pharmacognosy and associated natural product sciences. Membership shall be open to professional pharmacognosists, to graduate students, and to students with interest in natural products medicine, these from within the University of Rhode Island.
xJust for FunSkateboard Clubskateboard@rhodysenate.orgLooking to spread the joy of skateboarding to campus and give students an outlet for mental health. If you can skateboard, have an interest in skate culture, or want to learn to skateboard this is the club for you! Open to all skill levels and happy to teach and learn from one another.
xAcademicHealth Humanitieshealthhumanities@rhodysenate.orgThis club strives to teach aspiring nurses, doctors, dentists, pharmacists, kin, PAs and all other pre-health students bedside manor and the importance of empathy and charismatic support for future patients, so that their time at URI is not only to prepare for the educational and knowledge aspect of their specific health fields of interest, but also to promote nurturing, good-hearted intentions early on in their careers.
xCreative OutletsArts and Crafts Clubcraftsclub@rhodysenate.orgWe hangout, craft, make friends, and teach eachother new skills
xCommunity Service and ActivismAnimal Protection & Environmental Safety Societyuri.apes@rhodysenate.orgThe URI APES are dedicated to making a change in the way we view and treat animals within the animal agriculture system. The club is open to vegans, vegetarians, animal loves, environmentalists, or really anyone looking to gain information on the impact their dietary choices have on both the lives of individual animals, themselves, and the environment. Our goal is to reach as many people as possible through fun and engaging events such as film screenings, animal sanctuary trips, and hosting guest speakers.
AcademicEngineers for a Sustainable World (ESW)eswuri@etal.uri.eduURI Engineers for a Sustainable World aims to promote a space where students are committed to learning more about sustainability and combining their expertise towards environmental problem-solving. We strongly advocate a stress-free, collaborative, and open-minded community to create an atmosphere of equality in decision-making while we work together on current-day issues with diverse aspects of engineering. We encourage our members to build off of one another and help each other with the projects, as well as aiming to give members the chance to gain experience that they could take into an internship or career. This is done with the objective of working on various environmental, social, and economic problems that motivate the URI ESW group and further our sustainability goals while maintaining a fun and creative environment. Visit us at: