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Parents and Visitors

There’s lots to do at URI and in Rhode Island, the “Ocean State.” The University has four campuses, each with something unique to offer. Come visit us, and check it out for yourself! Find more about the University on the Web.


Prepare to visit the University

Plan your visit
Find campus maps and directions, where to park, where to eat and stay and things to do on campus.

Campus tours
Student-led tours of approximately 90 minutes give you a first-hand view of URI's beautiful campus. All tours leave from Memorial Union.


Find out the cost of attending the University

Apply for Centennial Scholarship
Allow outstanding freshman candidates to be considered for a Centennial Scholarship ranging up to full tuition.

Finance a URI Education
Need help financing your education? Enrollment services has all the information you need to pay for your URI education.

Learn About Housing Cost
For residence halls on the University of Rhode Island campus.

Look for Graduate Housing
Information on finding graduate and family apartments.

Look for Off-Campus housing
The Commuter Housing Office provides rental and roommate listings for URI students, staff, and faculty as well as assistance with landlord/tenant legal questions and general campus information.

Purchase Textbooks and Computers
Access to textbooks and computer store at URI.

Purchase Meal Plans
All students who elect to reside in University residence halls are required to purchase a meal plan (Board Plans, Points Plans, or Commuter Plans) each semester.


For Parents

Parents' Programs
Participate in family orientation programs and your children's career planning.

Prepare for college: a guide for students and parents
A resource for students and parents to help make the most of the 6th through 12th grade years and beyond. It will help answer questions and provide the tools needed to understand and to take advantage of available opportunities in higher education.

RI Transfer
A Website designed to provide information and helpful links to make the process of transferring among CCRI, RIC, and URI easier.


For Employers

Contact information
A list of quick contact phone numbers on campus.

Employer recruitment programs
Recruiting URI students for full-time jobs, co-ops, paid internships, and summer positions

Support and giving to URI
Continue your support to the university by making a gift.

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