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University Alerts & Information

Last updated 25 November 2014, 06:35 PM Current Status


Normal operating conditions.

Community Notice: Weather and travel, Nov. 25-26 Sent via email 11/25/2014

The guiding principles for weather-related campus maintenance and class cancellation/delays are:

  • The safety of the campus community is of paramount importance; as such, during or following inclement weather, the university will provide sufficient maintenance to ensure safe access to campus roads, parking lots, walkways, and buildings.
  • Learning and discovery are the core missions of the university; as such, the expectation is that classes will be held unless the University is unable to ensure safe access to campus buildings by community members.
  • Therefore, the standard is always that classes are held as scheduled, unless there is a university announcement of cancellation or delay.

Link here for the decision-making protocol for such actions and resources involved in the implementation of the process.

To receive alerts, please update your contact information on eCampus for text, email, or voicemail notices: Students, Faculty and Staff

About Alerts

The safety of all members of the University community is our number one priority. As many community members have learned, if there is an emergency affecting the community -- whether you live on campus, down-the-line, or anywhere off-site -- the University puts overlapping communication tools to work to keep community members informed.

URI's Emergency Alert system is one tool that is used to reach all faculty, staff and students who have registered to receive the voice/text notices on their cell phones, PDAs and/or other devices. Notices are also posted on the URI home page, URI Alerts, Facebook, and Twitter.

If we don't have your number please:

  • Log onto eCampus to update your contact information. It does take 48 business hours for any additions or changes.
    Student eCampus
    Faculty/Staff eCampus
  • If you don't remember your campus ID or password, contact the URI Help Desk, 874-4357
  • Once at eCampus, select the "URI Emergency Alert System" choice from the left-hand menu, and follow the related links. Set your contact priorities as listed above.

Please Know: This emergency contact information is NOT included in the University's online or print directories. Data is stored in a completely different, secure database.