As a graduate assistant at URI, you are entitled to the RI Laws that govern collective bargaining and the negotiated agreement between the GAU and the Board of Governors. For that, you are assessed an agency fee that is automatically withdrawn from your paychecks. The amount of the fee is set by the GAU.
In 2001, during the organizing drive to attain recognition from the State Labor Relations Board that enforces collective bargaining rights, the student organizers chose the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) as their national association. The AAUP was chosen because of the organizations core principles of academic freedom, faculty governance and tenure protection. Because you are a graduate assistant does not mean you are automatically a member of the association and support the AAUP's mission.
In order to become a member of the Association, individuals must sign a membership card (see the link below) and send it to the GAU office. It does not cost you any more to become a member. A portion of that which is deducted from your paycheck will automatically forward to the national organization.
Membership allows you to stay current with the issues that effect higher education through the publication Academe. You will also receive additional benefits as negotiated by the larger organization. Please visit their web site at www.aaup.org for additional information.
Health Services Hours of Operation
Winter Break Schedule
Medical Services/Clinic Hours during break:
Tuesday, January 4th – Friday, January 7th from 11 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Monday, January 10th – Friday, January 14th from 11 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, January 18th – Friday, January 21st from 11 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (closed Monday, January 17th in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Day).
Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - 8:00pm
Appointments: 9:00 am to 7:30 pm
Weekends & Holidays: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Physician Services: 12:00-4:00 pm
Pharmacy: 12:30 to 4:00 pm
Nursing, Medical Records: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Routine Exams, Allergy Shots? 874-4751
Not feeling well, need urgent care? 874-2675
Board of Governors Meeting:
Monday, January 24, 2010
President Stephen Marchand
General Membership Meeting -
Spring General membership Meeting - TBA in April