College of Engineering

102 Bliss Hall, Kingston, RI 02881 USA

– 401.874.5985

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Due to the winter storm, classes at all URI campuses are cancelled starting at 4pm on Monday, January 26. Classes at all campuses are also cancelled for Tuesday, January 27.
A full parking ban will be in effect beginning at 5pm Monday, until further notice.
Due to the declared state of emergency, non-essential employees should NOT report for work on Tuesday, January 27.

Visit Us!

We would enjoy meeting you and having the opportunity to share with you the engaging learning experience that you can receive only at the University of Rhode Island College of Engineering.

We offer four ways to visit, each tailored to create the best campus experience. We don’t want you to be disappointed, so please review our offerings below and note that not all events include the opportunity to meet department chairs, faculty or students.

A note about tours

  • A campus tour includes a look at our beautiful campus, non-engineering academic buildings, a typical residence hall and a dining hall.
  • A college tour, offered only on Welcome Days, includes a visit to our engineering facilities and one of our premier freshman Engineering Living Learning Community (ELLC) residence halls.
  • ***Many visitors choose to attend a College of Engineering (COE) Information Session followed by an Admission Information Session, which also offers a general campus tour and time to meet with an admissions representative.
Admission Info Session College Info Session Open House Welcome Day
Who Prospective Students Prospective Students Prospective Students Admitted Students
When Calendar Calendar TBA Spring (By Invitation Only)
Where Calendar 102 Bliss Hall Keaney Gym Ryan Center
Campus Tour Yes ***See note above Yes Yes
Engineering College Tour Yes
Meet an Admission Officer Yes ***See note above Yes Yes
Meet the Engineering Dean Yes Yes Yes
Meet Engineering Faculty Yes Yes
Meet Engineering Students Yes Yes
Learn about the ELLC Yes Yes Yes Yes
Tour the ELLC Yes

Admission Information Session

The University’s Admission Information Session provides an overview of our academic, living and social opportunities. Led by an admissions professional, you’ll learn important details about the University’s application process. Check the Admission website for dates and details.

College of Engineering (COE) Information Session

These one-hour sessions are especially designed for prospective students and their families who are exploring their college options. The associate dean (or the dean) leads these informal, interactive sessions, which provide an overview of the college and an opportunity to ask questions. A tour of the Engineering facilities is not included. Check the Admission website for dates.

URI Fall Open House

The University’s annual fall Open House event provides a more comprehensive opportunity than a college information session for prospective students and their families to learn about the institution and the college. At this event you can meet our faculty and students and also representatives from departments and organizations across campus. Check the Admission website for dates.

URI Welcome Day (for Admitted Students, by invitation)

The University’s annual spring Welcome Days event event provides admitted students with the most comprehensive visit experience. During this event you can meet our faculty and students and also representatives from departments and organizations across campus. In addition, tours of the College of Engineering facilities are available. Admitted students are invited by the University Admission Office to this event.

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