University Archives Office of the Registrar
Access to Student Records
While the Archives houses the copies of the original records of the Office
of the Registrar any official information about a former or current
student must be obtained from the Office of the Registrar (401) 874-2816
or visit its web page.
Eligible users and restrictions on use
Any qualified person doing scholarly research is permitted to use material housed in the
Special Collections Unit. Collections are used under general restrictions and may not be
removed from the area. Before beginning research, everyone is required to sign the
Research and Guest Register. Requests for presentations concerning the
materials in the collection can be accommodated by prior arrangement with the department.
Materials must be used in the Reading Room. Care must be
exercised at all times when handling materials. No materials may be borrowed from
the collections. Permission may be granted to photocopy
items in the collections. A fee is charged for this service, and copying is performed by
the staff. Consuming food or beverages, smoking, and the use of pens are not permitted.