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The University of Rhode Island (URI) is pleased to welcome new international students for the 2014-15 academic-year.  You, along with all of the other international students studying at the University of Rhode Island, are now a part of the URI’s community. Your presence here enriches the campus environment and adds to the diversity of our institution.

URI’s International Center conducts an International Welcome Week that combines fun activitieswith helpful workshops and presentations on academic support, technology services, immigration orientation, and advising and residence life.  You will have a chance to meet our staff, connect with American students, and make lots of new friends!

Welcome Week is mandatory for all of the following students:

  • All international and domestic exchange undergraduate students from partner universities (single semester or academic year) and BSMP students
  • New E.S.L. conditionally admitted undergraduate students at the A.C.E. Language Institute and the Roosevelt International Academy
  • New international undergraduate freshman and transfer students
  • New international graduate students

Please review the schedule for events specific to your status: