Upcoming Open House:

Saturday, July 21st
1:00pm – 3:00pm

IYRS School of Technology & Trades
449 Thames Street
Newport, RI 02840

I’m Here for the Shark Week Kickoff Party & Pre-Screening

√ Trade School
√  School for Makers
√  Training for Technicians
√   Learn Relevant Career Skills
√   School for Craftspeople of All Ages

Are you ready to explore hands-on experiential education & training in advanced manufacturing, design & fabrication, woodworking, composite & carbon fiber fabrication or systems maintenance? Are you a maker, thinker, designer, innovator, or dreamer who would rather make it, than buy it?

⇒  Meet current and prospective students & families, instructors, staff, students and alumni.
⇒  Hear about the unique IYRS learning model and shop experiences.
⇒  Check out current projects being worked on by students.
⇒  Take an extensive tour of our campus and facilities.
⇒  Explore career paths and professional opportunities of IYRS alumni.
⇒  Meet the admissions team, learn about enrollment, financial aid and student services.
⇒  Hear about the growth and expansion of IYRS, including The Brooks Building a brand new waterfront build space.


Typical average student age of 28 years old.
Student body consists of career changers, individuals recently out of high school, Military Veterans, International students, and everything in between.
⊗ Articulation agreements with numerous Rhode Island colleges & universities.
Strong alumni community & roster of industry partners.
Generous financial aid and scholarships opportunities.
Desirable 3 acre waterfront campus in the heart of downtown Newport.
Not-for-profit organization that is fully accredited by the ACCSC.
Proudly approved to certify educational benefits for eligible Veterans.


After the open house, stick around for a Shark Week Kickoff Party & Pre-Screening presented by IYRS & Cox Media!

After the open house on Saturday, July 21st, IYRS School of Technology & Trades & Cox Media will celebrate the launch of Discovery Network’s Shark Week with a kickoff party that includes an exclusive screening of the first episode of Shark Week before it airs on the Discovery Network! The first 30 open house guests to register will gain exclusive access to this Jawsome event.

Shark Week Brings Sharks N’ Awe For The 30th Anniversary
SHARK WEEK dives deeper than ever before when television’s longest-running and most anticipated summer event returns for its 30th anniversary on Sunday, July 22 and continues through Sunday, July 29. After three decades and hundreds of shows, SHARK WEEK 2018 celebrates this milestone with all-new jaw-dropping shark stories that take viewers to unexplored locations and give them extensive insight into the mysterious world of sharks.


Questions, Comments or Requests? Email Josh Singer, Marketing Manager