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Family Weekend

Family Weekend

Event Schedule
Friday, November 7, 2014 - Sunday, November 9, 2014

**Please be sure to check this schedule regularly as more events may be added**



FRIDAY, November 7, 2014

Classroom Setting


8am - 5pm Follow your Student to Class!
Step into the shoes of your student for a day. Ask your student to check with individual instructors to make sure there is an open seat for you in the classroom. Students are welcome to introduce parents to faculty!



bookstore9am - 5pm URI Bookstore Hours

Check out the newest selection of URI pride t-shirts, hooded fleece, sweat pants and jerseys in an assortment of colors, styles and sizes. If clothing isn't what you're looking for, you can also check out the Rhody stuffed animals for the kids or look through the variety of accessories including customized URI pens, glass mugs, flags, pennants or car decals. The bookstore also sells gift cards which make for a perfect gift for your student!


Boss Ice Arena11am - 12:50am Public Skate
Boss Ice Arena
$6 to skate, $5 skate rentals
Students w/ URI ID and Family Members $3 to skate
(URI Student must accompany family)

The Boss Ice Arena will be hosting an open ice afternoon for family weekend. The arena offers a friendly atmosphere where your family can enjoy ice skating while listening to fun music and socializing with other families and members of the community.


Fascitelli_Fitness11am - 4pm
Tour the new Anna Fascitelli Fitness & Wellness Center

Thanks to the generous private donations from Bank of America and URI alumnus Michael Fascitelli ’78 and his wife, Beth. URI renovated the 29,618 square foot, former award-winning Roger Williams Dining Hall, originally constructed in 1969, into a 33,000 square foot full-service fitness and wellness center.The new modernized facility will provide state-of-the-art fitness equipment and services designed to promote the health and well-being of students, faculty and staff in a safe, inviting, environment.

The Center is named in honor of Fascitelli’s late mother, Anna.


Coffee break12pm - 4pm Coffee and Snack
The Memorial Union, 193° Coffeehouse, Ram's Den or Ram's Escape
Rhody Market at Hope Commons.
Relax and enjoy a coffee and a snack with your student.

12pm - 4pm Weekend Updates & Information
The Memorial Union Main Lounge
Stop by and check out local areas of interest, restaurant guides and general information.




Norman M. Fain Hillel Center5:30pm Shabbat Service
6:15pm Dinner

Norman M. Fain Hillel Center
6 Fraternity Circle
Reservations can be made by calling 401-874-2740 or email




Rams DenRhody Dinner Suggestions
Hope Commons:

Dine at the fabulous Hope Commons with your student. Sample the pasta selections, hot or cold deli sandwiches, burgers, a gourmet salad bar, omelets cooked-to-order at Mainfare among other items located in Hope Commons. Cash or student guest passes, if available, may be used for entry

For restaurant suggestions see, or


Boss Ice Arena8pm - 9:50am Rock - N- Skate
Boss Ice Arena
Admisson, $6 Public, $3 URI Students
Skate Rental $5

Come enjoy ice skating under the disco light while listening to music and socializing with other families and members of the community.



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