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Driving Directions

If you feel like taking a road trip to visit WRIU, here's how to get here:

From Providence, Boston and Other Points North:

Take I-95 SOUTH through Warwick, RI and then bear LEFT (either of the left 2 lanes).

Take Exit 9 to RT-4 SOUTH.

Follow RT-4 SOUTH all the way until it merges with RT-1/TOWER HILL ROAD.

Continue on ROUTE 1/TOWER HILL ROAD (bear RIGHT) until you get to the exit for RT-138 WEST (there's a traffic light).

Turn RIGHT onto RT-138.

Follow RT-138 until you see a sign for The University Of Rhode Island (it will be on your RIGHT).

Skip the first road you see a sign for (that's UPPER COLLEGE ROAD, there's a traffic light). Skip it.

The next road on your RIGHT is LOWER COLLEGE ROAD.

Turn RIGHT onto LOWER COLLEGE ROAD.

Follow LOWER COLLEGE ROAD until you arrive at a 4-way intersection.

Turn LEFT at the stop sign and follow the road. You'll see a gate ahead of you that leads to our parking lot.

Find a parking space somewhere and come say hello.

From Westerly, Connecticut and Other Points South:

Take I-95 NORTH to Exit 3A (RT-138 EAST/Kingston-Newport).

Follow RT-138 EAST until you get to LOWER COLLEGE ROAD.

Turn LEFT onto LOWER COLLEGE ROAD.

Follow LOWER COLLEGE ROAD until you arrive at a 4-way intersection.

Turn LEFT at the stop sign and follow the road. You'll see a gate ahead of you that leads to our parking lot.

Find a parking space somewhere and come say hello.

From Newport, Jamestown and Points East:

Take all the bridges until you get to RT-138 EAST.

When RT-138 EAST ends, exit onto RT-1/TOWER HILL ROAD SOUTH.

Continue on ROUTE 1/TOWER HILL ROAD (bear RIGHT) until you get to the exit for RT-138 WEST (there's a traffic light).

Turn RIGHT onto RT-138.

Follow RT-138 until you see a sign for The University Of Rhode Island (it will be on your RIGHT).

Skip the first road you see a sign for (that's UPPER COLLEGE ROAD, there's a traffic light). Skip it.

The next road on your RIGHT is LOWER COLLEGE ROAD.

Turn RIGHT onto LOWER COLLEGE ROAD.

Follow LOWER COLLEGE ROAD until you arrive at a 4-way intersection.

Turn LEFT at the stop sign and follow the road. You'll see a gate ahead of you that leads to our parking lot.

Find a parking space somewhere and come say hello.

Bus Routes

URI (and thus, WRIU) is served by the following RIPTA lines (all of which drop you off right in front of the Memorial Union):
 
64 (Newport)
66 (Providence)
210 (Kingston)
211 (URI Only)