Frequently Asked Questions about Student Life

What is the Office of Student Life?

The Office of Student Life is committed to fostering a vibrant and dynamic campus life that provides opportunities for students to expand and enjoy their current interests, explore new interests, apply classroom knowledge, and experience the breadth and depth of intellectual and cultural diversity. We facilitate this co-curriculum by directly supporting student groups and their advisors to plan and implement their goals and ideas. We contribute to this co-curriculum by providing programming, skills training and leadership development.

Is there a Student Government?

The Student Government is CCRI's official student voice. The campus governments consists of legislative and executive branches. Student Government receives its funding from student activities fees that is managed and redistributed to student groups and programs. For your campuses' Student Governments' Office and contacts, please visit the Student Government main page.

Who do I see if I have a suggestion or complaint about an issue on campus?

Your campus Student Government handles student suggestions and complaints. Expressing your opinion will many times lead to improvements in various services on campus. You can stop by the Office of Student Life and leave a written suggestion. Students are encouraged to attend open meetings of Student Government. (Student Government does not get involved in formal grievances or complaints involving academic or student code of conduct issues or violations. Contact the Dean of Students)

What kinds of student groups and programs are available for me to get involved in?

CCRI offers many student groups that span a wide range of categories including academic, media and publications, religious, cultural, special interest, the arts, and community service. Browse our student groups page to find student groups and programs and who to contact for more information.

Who is eligible to be a member of a student group or program at CCRI?

Current CCRI Students are eligible for student group/program membership. Review the Student Group Recognition Manual as they may have specific requirements for membership.

Can I travel with any student group or program at CCRI?

Current CCRI students are eligible for traveling with any student group/program. Student Group/Program affiliation proof may be asked for upon seeking approval from the Office of Student Life for the trip.

"I really want to join a student group or program on campus, but I don't know which one... Who do I ask?"

Your campus Student Government would be happy to meet with you to discuss some opportunities to get involved in.

For CCRI Student Group and Program Leaders and Advisors:

As a student group/program advisor, do I have any specific responsibilities I should be aware of?

All Student Group/Program advisors are required to attend a mandatory training at the beginning of each academic year. During the training, your responsibilities and any new policies will be explained to you.

As a student group/program officer, do I have any specific responsibilities I should be aware of?

As a student group/program officer your priority should be focused on the fulfillment of your student group/program's mission as well as the colleges' mission. Your student group/program constitution outlines your responsibilities specific to your role in the student group/program. Your responsibility to the college is outlined in CCRI's Policies and Procedures for student group/programs. For more specifics, please contact your campus Student Government/or Office of Student Life.

When are agency account payment orders due?

Payment orders must be delivered to the locations below before 1:00pm every Wednesday. Payment orders received after Wednesday at 1:00pm will not be processed until the week after.

Submit Paperwork To:
Warwick Campus Lincoln Campus Providence Campus Newport Campus
Room # 1234 Room # 1312 Room # 2228 Administrative Area
2nd floor
Where can I pick up a deposit slip or a payment order form?

You can pick up most forms and documents at one of the offices listed below.

Office of Student Life Locations
Warwick Campus Lincoln Campus Providence Campus Newport Campus
Room # 1234 Room # 1312 Room # 2228 Administrative Area
2nd floor
What taxable items are acceptable for reimbursement?

While most items are tax exempt, please be advised that the following taxes are acceptable for reimbursement:

  • Tax associated with a hotel room
  • Tax associated with out-of-state tax for a rental car
  • Tax associated with food from a restaurant
How do I fill out a payment order?

Go to our forms section of our website to see an example and tutorial to filling out a payment order.

How do I fill out a deposit slip?

Go to our forms section of our website to see an example and tutorial for filling out a deposit slip.

Which account code do I use for my payment?
Expenses
Type Account Code
Advertising 714080
All Other Services/Personnel 615090
Clothing and Materials 714090
Copy Machine Chargebacks 714070
Dues and Subscriptions 714040
Educ & Rec Equipment 714241
Educ & Rec Supplies 714221
Food 714292
Fundraising Expenses 714296
Household, Laundry & Cleaning Supplies 714110
In State Travel 714290
Medical Services 615010
Medicine and Drugs 714160
Office Expenses 714030
Out of State Travel 716000
Postage 714010
Printing and Binding 714060
Deposits
Type Account Code
Fundraising Deposits 582000
All Other Deposits 581000

Contact Information

Staff »

Main Department Email:
studentlife@ccri.edu

Contact # (Knight Campus)
401-825-1134

Christine Jenkins
Associate Dean
cjenkins@ccri.edu

Dr. Rebecca Yount
Associate Dean
byount@ccri.edu

Brenda Pacheco
Program Assistant/
Website Content Manager
bepacheco@ccri.edu

Jamie McCutcheon
Program Assistant
jmccutcheon@ccri.edu

Miranda Prescott
Program Assistant
mprescott1@ccri.edu


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Last Updated: 7/23/19