Events

Monday, September 4

Call for submissions is now open for International Education Week (IEW) 2023! November 13-17, 2023

URI’s International Education Week Planning Committee invites faculty, degree-granting colleges, departments, centers, and student organizations to submit...

Free pH Soil Testing - Statewide

URI Master Gardener volunteers conduct free soil pH testing as a service to the residents of Rhode Island and surrounding areas until October 31 annually....

Rhody statue in front of Welcome Center

Week 0 to prepare you for Week 1 We are excited to welcome you all to URI, and we know you are eager to learn more about our campus and the beautiful...

Downtown Narragansett

Spend at day in downtown Narragansett. Take a stroll on the sea wall, try out Monihan’s Clamshack, or even go to the beach ($12 cost applicable). Downtown’s...

Bike Ride on the URI Bike Path

Join your favorite O-Week Leaders (OWLs) on the URI bike path! You'll be able to cycle to Wakefield for some Brickley's ice cream - the best in Rhode Island,...

Labyrinth Walk: a Moving Meditation

Join us on the Labyrinth next to Anna Fascitelli Fitness and Wellness Center for a moving meditation. Labyrinths are used world-wide as a way to quiet the...

Trip to Rock Spot

Come experience some fun and exciting indoor rock climbing in our very own, local Wakefield, RI! Please be at the Memorial Union bus circle 15 minutes before...

Trip to Roger Williams Park Zoo

Do you love animals? Come to the Roger Williams Park Zoo to see their Rain Forest Exhibit, rare species, and of course... rams! More info/RSVP at...

Trip to the Umbrella Factory

Take a trip to the Fantastic Umbrella Factory, a 19th century farmyard shopper's paradise and international bazaar. The Umbrella Factory is a gem in...

FREEK DAY - Meet the Greeks / Greek Life

Learn more about the nearly 30 social fraternities & sororites at URI while meeting other new students. Free BBQ provided at the event.

Freek Day - Meet the Greeks

Learn more about the nearly 30 social fraternities & sororities at URI while meeting other new students. Free BBQ provided at the event. More info/RSVP at...

Trip to Garden City

Join your favorite O-Week Leaders (OWLs) on a Trip to Garden City which is one of Rhode Island's beautiful outdoor shopping centers. Bring cash for shopping...

Trip to Thayer Street

Thayer Street is located in the heart of the Brown University neighborhood and is a vibrant area. With 71 unique businesses, the neighborhood caters to the...

Find your classes with an OWL

Interested in seeing where your classes are? Need help finding your way around campus? Join an OWL to help you find your way. More info/RSVP at...

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Trip to Newport

Join your favorite O-Week Leaders (OWLs) on a Trip to Newport! Bring cash, an empty stomach, and excitement for one of Rhode Island's great ocean-side...

Wellness Scavenger Hunt

Monday, 9/4 - 12-2pm; Explore our campus by seeking out wellness-related treasures and spots around URI. Lace up your sneakers, grab your map and list, and...

18 Hole Putt Putt Golf

Come to the quad an enjoy an amazing round of 18 hole mini golf! Bring your friends and enjoy a competitive game of golf. There will be Del's lemonade! More...

Bike Ride on the URI Bike Path

Join your favorite O-Week Leaders (OWLs) on the URI bike path! You'll be able to cycle to Wakefield for some Brickley's ice cream - the best in Rhode Island,...

Downtown Narragansett

Spend at day in downtown Narragansett. Take a stroll on the sea wall, try out Monihan’s Clamshack, or even go to the beach ($12 cost applicable). Downtown’s...

Find your classes with an OWL

Interested in seeing where your classes are? Need help finding your way around campus? Join an OWL to help you find your way. More info/RSVP at...

LGBTQ+ Affinity Hike at Trustom Pond

If you're part of the LGBTQ community or an ally, join Admission Officer Sylvia Vaccaro for an easy hike through Trustom Pond! During the hike, you can learn...

Meet Atle, a Therapy Dog!

Are you feeling overwhelmed or missing your pet at home? Join Lisa and her adorable therapy dog, Atle, on the Quad for some pets, play, and comfort. Atle...

Find your classes with an OWL

Interested in seeing where your classes are? Need help finding your way around campus? Join an OWL to help you find your way. More info/RSVP at...

Meet with a Mom

Feeling lonely? Want to talk to a mom and ask questions? Come to Meet a Mom in front of Browning Hall, across from Butterfield Dining Hall from 1-2 pm today!

Basketball Tournament

Head to the basketball courts behind Adams Hall to join in a fun basketball tournament. Meet other new students while you play! No basketball experience needed.

Volleyball!!

Head to the volleyball courts behind Eddy Hall to join in a fun volleyball tournament. Meet other new students while you play! No volleyball experience needed.

Wiffleball on the Quad

Bring your competitive spirit to the quad for a fun game of wiffleball!

Bike Ride on the URI Bike Path

Join your favorite O-Week Leaders (OWLs) on the URI bike path! You'll be able to cycle to Wakefield for some Brickley's ice cream - the best in Rhode Island,...

Not Your Parent's Campus Tour: an Irreverent Guide to Giant Sculptures, Cannons, Trees You Can Climb, and the Cheapest Coffee on Campus with Professor Cheryl Foster

Some years ago, Professor Cheryl Foster (PolySci and Philosophy) co-taught a seminar with Professor Cate Morrison (Comm Studies), in which their students...

Kickball on the Quad

Bring your competitive spirit to the quad for a fun game of kickball!

BBQ on the Quad with Lawn Games

Join us on the quad for food and games. We, of course, will have Nine Square up. More info/RSVP at https://uri.campuslabs.com/engage/event/9244347

Monday Sundaes

Join Hillel for Build-Your-Own Sundaes on Monday! Please register here: forms.gle/TEZu8B4bkMZD2cww7 More info at...

Men's Soccer vs Providence

Men's Soccer takes on Providence in a huge matchup between rivals. September 4th at 7:05pm, we'll have food for students! Wear your Rhody Blue and meet up...

URI Soccer Complex

The friars come to town for a monday night matchup

SEC Drive-In Movie on the Quad

The Student Entertainment Committee invites you to join us for a Drive-In Movie on Monday, September 4th starting at 8pm! Grab a blanket, invite some...

Discover the Cosmos: Stargazing Night at URI Botanical Gardens

Embark on a celestial journey under the twinkling skies at URI's enchanting botanical gardens. If you're a new student eager to make stellar memories and...

Karaoke Night!

It's karaoke time! Sing your best song and rock the stage at tonight's karaoke event in the Memorial Union Ballroom. More info/RSVP at...

Mackal Pep Rally Dance!

Get ready for a URI dance with DJ Roberto to share your Rhody Spirit. Wear your URI gear and keaney blue to celebrate with us in a 'Blue Out'! This is a...

Monday, September 4