Membership Benefits


We invite you to become a member of the URI Alumni Association. In addition to enjoying a variety of membership benefits, you will be providing vital support for URI’s Alumni Association scholarships and making a difference in the future of the University.

125th ANNIVERSARY GIVEAWAY

We're giving away Rhody swag––from scarves to hats to beach bags and more––to 125 lucky dues-paying members throughout the year in honor of URI's milestone 125th anniversary. Each month, we'll hold a drawing to select the winners; all dues-paying members are automatically entered. Join today and be entered in the next drawing!



HOW YOUR MEMBERSHIP DUES IMPACT URI

More than 65 programs and services are managed, promoted, and funded by the URI Alumni Association. Your membership dues help make a difference for alumni, for students, and for the University!


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Exclusive Benefits for Alumni Association Members

Alpine Ski & Snowboard

Alumni Association members will receive a 10 percent discount at Alpine Ski & Snowboard (in store only) for all regularly priced merchandise when they present their membership card at checkout. Members can also take advantage of any ski or snowboard tune-up by paying only half price. The retail price is currently $35 for a tune-up, so members will pay just $17.50.

Alumni-Sponsored Programs

Dues-paying members of the URI Alumni Association receive discounts ranging from five to ten percent on alumni programs and events.

Bellevue Wine & Spirits



Enjoy a 10 percent discount on bottles of wine, and a 15 percent discount on mixed cases at Bellevue Wine & Spirits of Newport. Be sure to show your URI Alumni membership ID card at the register.

Brooks Brothers

Members are eligible to enroll in the Brooks Brothers Corporate Membership Program and receive a 15 percent discount on the original retail price of all merchandise. For more information, or to retrieve your Organization ID and Password, contact McKayla Stubbs.

Car Rentals

Receive discounts and special offers when renting cars from Alamo, Avis, Budget, Hertz, and National; as well as access to AutoEurope, a worldwide car, air, and hotel reservation service. Once you become a member of the Alumni Association you will receive a Membership Kit that lists the ID numbers to reference during the reservation process. If you have not received or can't find the ID number, please contact McKayla Stubbs in Alumni Relations.

To make reservations, contact:
  • Alamo: 1.800.354.2322
  • AVIS: 1.800.331.1212
  • Budget: 1.800.455.2848
  • Hertz: 1.800.654.2200
  • National: 1.800.CAR.RENT
  • AutoEurope: 1.800.223.5555
Show your URI Alumni Association membership card to the cashier to receive your discount.

Free Access to Research Databases

Free remote access to three online reference databases is now available to URI Alumni Association dues-paying members via Eservices, as an added benefit of their yearly membership. 

Gifts

Personal Creations
Personal Creations offers a wide variety of customizable gifts for every recipient and occasion. Receive a 15% discount using the code: ALUMNI15. Visit www.personalcreations.com.

Gifts.com 
Gifts.com provides tens of thousands of expertly curated gifts and unique ideas. Receive a 15% discount using the code: ALUMNI15. Visit www.gifts.com.

Shari’s Berries
Send chocolate covered strawberries, gourmet chocolates, delicious cake pops & other treats from Shari's Berries. Receive a 15% discount using the code: ALUMNI15. Visit www.berries.com.

Hotel Discounts

HotelStormURI has partnered with HotelStorm to bring exclusive hotel discounts to our alumni community. Simply search the HotelStorm website for your favorite destinations—whether business or leisure—and you'll save up to 55% over other online travel agencies. Contact McKayla Stubbs for log-in details.  

Choice Hotels International: Enjoy a 20 percent discount at participating hotels, including Comfort, Quality, Sleep, Clarion, and Rodeway Inns; Econo Lodge; and MainStay Suites worldwide. Once you become a member of the Alumni Association you will receive an ID number to reference during the reservation process. Advance reservations are required at 1.800.258.2847. If you have not received the ID number, please contact McKayla Stubbs.

Inspire Medical Spa & Wellness Center



Take advantage of a 15% discount on all services at our newest partner, Narragansett’s Inspire Medical Spa & Wellness Center.  Rejuvenate body and mind with a massage, treatment, or healing therapy.

Mews Tavern



URI Alumni Association members receive 15 percent off of their total purchase of food and beverages at the Mews Tavern when they present their Alumni Association membership card.  The Mews, which opened as a small fishermen’s tavern in 1947, has been transformed into a legendary Rhode Island restaurant and bar serving up food and fun to the URI community for more than six decades.

Moving Boxes and Supplies

Receive 10 percent off all orders of moving boxes and packing supplies. Visit Moving Day Boxes and complete your order online. Once you receive your email order confirmation, simply claim your discount with Moving Boxes and Moving Supplies. Enjoy free shipping on all orders.

ProFlowers

ProFlowers offers a wide assortment of floral arrangements, plants, and gifts for any occasion. Receive a 15% discount using the code: ALUMNI15. Visit the website at www.proflowers.com.

Ryan Center and Boss Ice Arena

Receive special discounts on events at the Ryan Center and Boss Ice Arena. Tickets for dues-paying members are discounted on an event-by-event basis, up to 25 percent off the box office ticket price. To receive discounted tickets to events, members simply call the Ryan Center/Boss Ice Arena Group Sales Department at 401.874.5100 or email craig_cugno@uri.edu

SeaScape

Members are eligible for 15% off any SeaScape Service (SeaScape Lawn Care, TreeSolutions by SeaScape, Yardguard by SeaScape and Christmas Décor by SeaScape).  Cannot be combined with any other discount offer.  For more information on all SeaScape services or to request a free, no obligation price quote, please call 800.294.5296 or visit seascapeinc.com.


       

URI Bookstore and Rams Zone Gift Shop

Dues-paying members enjoy a 20 percent discount when they show their Alumni Association Membership Card at the URI Bookstore (in the Memorial Union) or Rams Zone Gift Shop at the Ryan Center, or use the promotional code at checkout on the online store. (Note: discount cannot be applied to diploma frames, chairs, custom orders or textbooks.)

W. Alton Jones Campus Summer Camp

Treat your child to summer camp at the W. Alton Jones Campus, which features a 75-acre lake, a historical farm, 10 miles of hiking trails, wildflower meadows, streams and ponds. Members receive 10 percent off the  Environmental Education Center Summer Camp program.

Whispering Pines Conference Center



Members receive 10 percent off facility rental for a wedding at Whispering Pines and complimentary conference room rental when hosting a meeting with at least 20 room reservations per night for two nights.

Working Advantage

Receive discounts on movie tickets, theatre tickets, hotels, merchant gift certificates, admission to museums, theme parks, and sporting events around the country—and a variety of other products, services, and opportunities—through the Alumni Association's partnership with Working Advantage.

You'll find your Working Advantage ID number in your Alumni Association Membership Kit, which you received with your membership card. If you can't find it, please contact McKayla Stubbs in Alumni Relations.