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80 Washington Street

Providence, RI 02903

Phone: 401-277-5000

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Welcome to the Veterans Affairs Program

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The University of Rhode Island welcomes all active duty military/reserve/veteran students to our campus community. Your life experiences and sacrifices contribute to our educational environment and support our commitment to diversity. On behalf of the University of Rhode Island community, thank you for your service to our country.

The URI Feinstein Providence Campus, Veterans Affairs Office-Room 245, would like to assist you in your transition to academic life. We have many departments and individuals who are available to help veterans adjust to campus and civilian life.

Our office is here to assist students receiving VA Educational Benefits in making a successful transition into the URI community by:

  • Simplifying VA educational benefits
  • Evaluating your academic record, and military and educational training
  • Choosing the academic program that best suits your personal and professional goals
  • Assisting with pre-deployment university paperwork and post-deployment transition issues
  • Providing connections to on-campus Veterans organizations, special events, campus life, and
  • Offering referrals to community-based organizations and the Department of Veterans Affairs.


Service Members / Veterans /Information and Orientation session
Register for Transfer Advising Day on July 31st. This event will include academic advising and course registration, and you will have the opportunity to receive your student ID.

Register Here

Contact 401-874-5927 or newram@etal.uri.edu with any registration questions. Check-in is at 9am in the Memorial Union and the program will begin promptly at 9:30am. Please enter campus from Upper College Road and park at the Visitor's Center.

If you plan on using your VA GI Bill Benefits for the fall semester you need to get your paperwork verified as soon as possible. Please contact URI Veterans Affairs, Academic Advisor, Jeff Johnson with questions about this process and using your available benefits.


Veteran Armed Forces Endowed Scholarship Information


For additional information or to make an appointment contact:
URI Veterans Affairs Office, Room 245
URI Feinstein Providence Campus,
80 Washington St, Providence, RI 02903
Jeff C. Johnson, Advisor, Jeff_Johnson@mail.uri.edu
Phone: 401-277-5188 or
Phone: 401-277-5417, 401-277-5160
Email: URIVeterans@gmail.com


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