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Students & Scholars

When you arrive at URI as an international students (F1 Visa Status) or a scholar (J1 Visa status), first of all, you must come to inform the OISS about your arrival and your current address intended to stay during your study. Before coming to the OISS, you can download the registration form and complete it and bring to the OISS.

Then check activity calendar to come and join us. Especially, do not forget to come and attend Welcome Orientation of OISS.

if you are an international student of other university and want to transfer to URI, you need to fill the transfer form and bring to OISS office together with all necessary documents.

International Student Orientation

Date: Spetember 7, 2009
Time: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM Graduate Students & 12:00 NOON to 2:00 PM Undergraduate
Place: Multi-Cultural Center

The Office of International Students & Scholars is responsible for providing a Mandatory New International Student Orientation to facilitate your transition into academic and immigration life at the University of Rhode Island.
  • NEWLY admitted international students MUST REPORT to the Office of International Students & Scholars within 30 days of the beginning date noted on their I-20 or DS-2019.
  • TRANSFER students must report to our office 15 days prior to the beginning of classes.
  • Failure to report to the Office of International Students and Scholars is considered a VIOLATION of your student status by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.