Alert Archive

Recent Alerts

  • 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.
  • General Emergency Alert (NO phone) March 2, 2021 10:12am - URI ALERT: Temporary issue w campus landline phones unable to dial 911. In case of emergency, dial 911 from a cell phone or from a campus phone, dial 4-2121.
  • Winter Storm Remote Classes 2-19-2021 February 18, 2021 9:43pm - URI ALERT: Due to forecasts for additional snowfall through noon tomorrow and possible hazardous driving conditions, all classes on all campuses on Friday, February 19, will be delivered virtually. Students should check their email and Brightspace course site for course specific remote learning expectations. Please also check your email for important additional information regarding covid […]
  • Winter Storm Remote Classes 2-18-2021 February 18, 2021 11:09am - URI ALERT: Major winter storm expected; all classes at all campuses to be held by remote delivery on today 2/18. Check your email for important additional info
  • All classes starting at 12:30 p.m. and after, Thursday, Feb. 18, to be held virtually February 17, 2021 8:35pm - With forecasters calling for snow beginning Thursday, Feb. 18, all classes on all campuses starting at 12:30 p.m. and after that time, including those delivered in-person and virtually, will be delivered virtually.
  • Winter Storm Remote Classes January 31, 2021 12:58pm - URI ALERT: Because of a major winter storm that will start in our area early Monday morning, February first, all URI classes, including classes scheduled as online and in-person, on all campuses will continue remote delivery throughout Monday. Students should check their email and Brightspace course site for course specific remote learning expectations. Please also […]
  • Partial parking ban goes into effect tonight at 5 p.m. on Kingston Campus January 26, 2021 4:16pm - With forecasters calling for up to 3 inches of snow in the area starting this afternoon, Jan. 26, and lasting overnight, the University urges its campus community to exercise caution during the storm's duration.
  • COVID-19 Class cancellation March 11, 2020 2:29pm - URI ALERT: All classes on all campuses canceled 3/16-3/20/20. Classes will resume online 3/23/20. Please check your URI email for important updates and info.
  • Tree down on Complex Rd February 7, 2020 3:20pm - URI ALERT: Large tree fallen on Complex Rd, road blocked, please avoid the area.
  • High Wind Warning February 7, 2020 2:37pm - URI ALERT: Currently experiencing very high winds on campus. Pedestrians please use caution. Also, traffic light is out on Rt 138 at Upper College Rd.
  • Additional Delay: December 3, 2019 December 3, 2019 9:51am - URI ALERT: All classes on all campuses beginning before 3:30 today are cancelled. Classes starting after 3:30 and online classes will be held as scheduled.
  • Delayed Start: December 3, 2019 December 3, 2019 5:50am - URI ALERT: All classes at all campuses that start before 11:00 am today are canceled. Classes starting at 11:00 am and later will be held as usual.