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NEW STUDENT PROGRAM ORIENTATION - June 2014

The Office of New Student Programs invites you to join one of orientation meetings and events planned for domestic and international freshman and/or transfer undergraduate students.

Typically, the Orientation Events will include:Every year,

  • Overview of University Services
  • How to get involved at URI
  • Overview of University Systems
  • Information about to URI Academics
  • And much more

For more information on this Orientation, visit: new student orientation

COURSE REGISTRATION

If you will not attend a June 2014 orientation session organized by the Office of New Student ProgramS, review and submit this form Academic Advising Form to complete your enrollment in courses for the fall semester.

For additional information regarding course registration prior to arriving on campus, visit: Advising Services

Please Note

  • If you are not already in the United States, secure a tourist visit to attend an URI Orientation event/session in June. You will need to exit the US and reenter with the F1/J1 visa.
  • If you already have a tourist visa that permits you to remain in the US prior to the start of school, you will still need to exit the US and reenter with the F-1/J-1 visa.
  • Unless you planned to enroll for classes (summer session 1 or 2), your student visa (F1/J1) will not be issued by the US State Department more than 1 month prior to the start of your studies (fall semester).

Please contact issoff@etal.uri.edu for immigration information


INTERNATIONAL WELCOME WEEK

Attending a URI June New Student Orientation event/session is not mandatory. However, the Internatiional Orientation held during International Welcome Week is mandatory. The IWW will include events and meetings that target international students (all categories).

Housing will be available during Welcome Week at an additional cost.

WELCOME WEEK SCHEDULE: August 27, 2014 - September 5, 2014

Students must complete the Welcome Week Events Form to sign up for optional scheduled programs and activities: Welcome Week Events Form. Please submit this form to oie@etal.uri.edu or fax to 01.401.874.4573. by June 15, 2014.

 

ARRIVAL SERVICES - Arrival Services Form

Pick-up Services (airport or train) and Welcome Week events are planned for all of the following students:

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

Students must complete the Arrival Services Form indicating their travel plans even if they do not request pick-up services. Submit the Arrival Services Form to the oie@etal.uri.edu or fax to 01.401.874.4573 by July 15, 2014.

Haven’t found what you’re looking for yet? Try our frequently asked questions section., go to Arrival Services Questions