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Everyone has questions about the admission process, academics, or campus life. At URI, we want to answer yours! That's why we host online chats with admission staff and current students, so you can ask anything that's on your mind.

We offer chats for prospective students, applicants, and parents, too!

Our goal is to help you be as informed as possible so that you feel confident about your college choice.

Our Rhody Connection System

If you have never registered for an event in our Rhody Connection System, you need to create a Rhody Connection account. The process is easy and allows you to change your plans at any time.

You may already be in our Rhody Connection System if you completed any of the following:

  1. A green sheet at a campus visit
  2. A white card from a URI Admission Representative at a high school visit or college fair
  3. Information from a college fair that used scanners to monitor attendance
  4. Our online form to request information

Rhody Connection Accounts

New Users

If you have never registered for an event with Rhody Connection or if you have never set up a password, following these instructons

  1. Click the gold button below
  2. Choose "register here" under the heading New Users
  3. Complete the Rhody Connection Registration Form
  4. Rhody Usernames are the same as the student's e-mail address
  5. We will send you an e-mail with a link to create ("reset") a custom password

Please note:

Passwords are private and we cannot retrieve them for you, but you can reset yours at any time. Each student should only have one account so it is important that students share the e-mail address they use and their custom password with a parent and/or guardian so that they can use the system, too.

Returning Users

If you know that your have a Rhody Connection Account, you are a "Returning User" and don't need to log into the chat until it begins. Once you login, you will create your own screen name, which is the name you want to use for the chat you are joining.

Parents and Guardians

We understand that choosing the right college involves more than the student alone. That's why we request contact information for students and a parent or guardian. The student's e-mail is the Rhody Connection Username.

There is one Rhody Connection account for each student and we ask that you do not create a separate account for yourself because doing so may jeopardize your student receiving e-mails from us with important information. Once we begin sending those e-mails, we also send a copy of each communication to parents and guardians to help you learn more about URI and our application process along with your student. To make this work, we keep parent and guardian e-mails in the student's Rhody Connection Account.


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