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URI Student Conduct

University Student Handbook

URI Cornerstones

The University of Rhode Island is a principled community guided by values. As members of this community, we subscribe to the following principles, which form the foundation of our endeavors.
  • We pursue knowledge with honesty, integrity, and courage.
  • We promote independent choice, intellectual curiosity, open-mindedness, and free expression.
  • We respect the rights and dignity of each individual and group. We reject prejudice and intolerance, and we work to understand differences.
  • We accept personal responsibility for our actions and their consequences.
  • We actively cooperate to improve the University, the state of Rhode Island, and the global community beyond our borders.
  • We strive to be a community where the environment and property are treated respectfully
  • We seek to create and maintain an environment conducive to personal health and wellness.
  • We work to develop skills which promote lifelong learning, leadership, and service.

Developed by the Quality of Student Life Committee