Get Involved

The University of Rhode Island will always be a part of your story. We invite you to take advantage of the many ways to stay connected—for fun, for networking, or to make a meaningful difference for others.


You can get involved and be inspired with Volunteer URI. Here, you’ll find an up-to-date list of open opportunities to take part in University events, alumni group activities, and speaking engagements. There are options for in-person and virtual participation. Whether you are looking based on class year, areas of interest, or career experience, we welcome your participation!

Mentor and Network

Whether you are looking to share your experience with the next generation or to make a move in your own career, CareerConnect makes direct connections between alumni and students. Sign up for for one-on-one conversations about career advice, resumes, the interview process, entrepreneurship, and more.

Make New Connections

We welcome parents of current students to get to know more about URI and find ways to connect with University leaders. The URI Parents Council is a great way to bring the full URI experience to your family.

Find Your Community

There are a variety of alumni groups, networks, and councils who welcome new members. This is a great way to make friends and find purpose.

Looking for more? Contact Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement Mary Cairns at or 401.874.5525.