Community College of Rhode Island

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Contact Information

Staff Directory and Hours

Daphne Gilles
Program Director
Knight Campus
Tel: 401-825-2164

Helen Ducharme
Flanagan Campus
Tel: 401-333-7329

Lisa Macaruso
Liston Campus
Tel: 401-455-6064

Liz Shea
Newport Campus
Tel: 401-851-1650

Disability Services for Students

News & Announcements

Summer Vacation The Flanagan DSS office is CLOSED Monday, July 21st through Friday, July 25th. Please call (401) 825-2164 for immediate assistance.

RI Dept Labor & Training SealThe Disability Employment Initiative (DEI), a program through the RI Department of Labor and Training's Workforce Development Division, will conduct an information session on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 1:00pm on the Knight Campus, Room 1040.  This information session is open to all individuals with disabilities interested in employment. For more information, please click here! Please RSVP if you plan on attending.

Paul Nolting teaching Paul Nolting, Ph.D., Learning Specialist from State College of Florida, Bradelton, FL, will present the workshop "Math Success Strategies and Accommodations for Students with Disabilities and Wounded Warriors" on Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 9:00am - 12:00pm on the Knight Campus.  This professional development workshop is recommended for disability services providers in higher education, math faculty, and academic support center personnel. This event is FREE (light refreshments provided). To register, please click here!

Email us! DSS Coordinators and support staff are available to meet with students and help provide the necessary and reasonable accommodations that students need to be successful. Please email us at or contact a DSS staff member to schedule an appointment.

Rhode Island Department of Education logo Are you a high school student who is planning to take the ACCUPLACER assessment at CCRI as one of the RIDE-Approved tests for the NECAP?  Before scheduling to take the ACCUPLACER test, please review the Testing Accommodations Request PacketThe packet, titled "Accommodated Testing for RIDE-Approved ACCUPLACER Test at CCRI" provides comprehensive information regarding the accommodations request process for the RIDE-Approved ACCUPLACER assessment at CCRI.

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Last Updated: 7/21/14