Alert Archive

Recent Alerts

  • Limited Power Outage April 20, 2022 7:55am - URI ALERT: Limited power outage affecting some Kingston Campus buildings and classes. Please check your email for a list of cancellations.
  • Full parking ban starts at midnight tonight, ending at 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb 25. February 24, 2022 2:48pm - With the National Weather Service forecasting a winter storm that will bring a mix of snow and rain to the region starting late tonight, the University has instituted a full parking ban, which starts at midnight tonight and will continue until 6 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 25.
  • Friday, Feb. 25, all classes on all campuses will be delivered virtually February 23, 2022 5:14pm - With a winter storm watch in effect and forecasters calling for snow and freezing rain all day Friday, Feb. 25, all classes on all campuses will be delivered virtually. Students should check their email and Brightspace course site for course-specific remote learning expectations.
  • TEST of the Emergency Alert System February 23, 2022 12:04pm - URI Alert: This is a test of the URI Emergency Alert System. This is only a test.
  • All in-person classes starting before noon canceled Monday, Feb. 14 February 14, 2022 8:52am - All in-person classes on all campuses starting before noon today, Feb. 14, are canceled. Afternoon classes and online classes will meet as scheduled.
  • 14FEB2022 Morning Classes Cancelled February 14, 2022 5:34am - URI ALERT: All in-person classes on all campuses starting before noon today are cancelled. Afternoon classes and online classes will meet as scheduled.
  • Health Services, COVID-19 testing centers to close at 4 p.m. today February 4, 2022 11:58am - Clinic, testing centers, Campus Recreation, shuttles, URI Safe Rides, library updates
  • All in-person classes cancelled Friday, Feb. 4, starting at noon February 3, 2022 11:14pm - With forecasts calling for freezing rain to begin by mid-afternoon in our area, all in-person classes at all campuses Friday, Feb. 4, are cancelled starting noon and for the rest of the day. All online afternoon classes will be held as scheduled.
  • 03FEB2022 Afternoon Classes Cancelled February 3, 2022 10:47pm - URI ALERT: All in-person classes on all campuses starting at noon or later tomorrow, Friday February 4, are cancelled. Morning classes and online classes will meet as scheduled. Monitor uri.edu for further information.
  • URI Public Safety urges community members to stay home during dangerous winter storm January 28, 2022 5:16pm - The University’s Department of Public Safety cannot state strongly enough that the majority of the University’s faculty, staff and students should remain at home and off campus and area roads throughout the upcoming powerful and dangerous storm.
  • Full parking ban goes into effect Friday, Jan. 28 at 6pm January 28, 2022 12:02pm - With the National Weather Service forecasting a winter storm to dump snow throughout the region, the University has instituted a full parking ban starting 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, and continuing through 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30.
  • Power outage afternoon classes canceled October 27, 2021 10:12am - URI ALERT: Due to the large number of power outages throughout the state and the uncertainty regarding restoration times, all URI day and evening classes on all campuses today are canceled including both in-person and online sessions. We believe this is the safest course of action for our campus community given the widespread impacts of […]
  • Power outage MU update October 27, 2021 8:34am - UPDATE: Power still out on Kingston and Bay campuses. Electricity, light, heat, and food are available in the Memorial Union.
  • General Emergency Alert October 27, 2021 6:18am - URI ALERT: Due to a campus-wide power outage, all classes starting before noon today on all campuses are canceled. This includes online classes as well as in-person classes. We are monitoring the situation with National Grid and will provide an update later this morning regarding afternoon classes.
  • TEST of the URI Emergency Alert System August 20, 2021 10:03am - URI Alert: This is a test of the URI Emergency Alert System. This is only a test.
  • General Emergency Alert (TEST TEST TEST) April 12, 2021 9:00am - URI Alert: This is a test of the URI Emergency Notification System. No action is required. To unsubscribe from this list, please text “LEAVE RhodyAlert” to 226787
  • Dispatch Center phone outage restored April 2, 2021 4:53am - URI ALERT: All campus phones have been restored to normal functioning.
  • Dispatch Center phone outage April 2, 2021 3:55am - URI ALERT: Campus phone lines down including blue light phones. In case of emergency, dial 9-1-1 from a cellular phone.
  • Blue Light Phones Inoperable March 3, 2021 10:10am - URI ALERT: Campus “blue light” emergency phones are out of service. In case of emergency, dial 911 from a cell phone or call URI Public Safety at 401-874-2121.
  • Phone service restored EM2021-004 March 2, 2021 12:49pm - URI ALERT: Update–Regular landline phone service restored at all campuses, emergency phone numbers back to normal functioning.