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Advising & Counseling Services

Until further notice, all Advising and Counseling Staff are working remotely. Virtual advising appointment are available through your Starfish account. [How to make an advising appointment video]  Phone calls will be returned so be sure to leave a clear message. Additional forms of communication are by TEXT 401-308-3537 or EMAIL We thank you for your patience and understanding as we continue to work remotely.

The Advising and Counseling Center offers a full range of services for enrolled students including academic advising, career counseling, personal counseling and mental health resources.

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Office, Contact & Appointment Hours

Drop-in - No Appointment Necessary:

Advising and Counseling drop-in sessions are currently offered at all four CCRI campuses most frequently from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.

Booked Appointments:

Advising and Counseling offers evening appointments Monday - Thursday 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the Knight and Flanagan Campuses and Wednesday 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the Liston and Newport Campuses. Limited day time appointments are also available, please call 401-825-1240 for details or to book an appointment. Appointments can also be book through the student's MyCCRI account in Starfish under the For Students tab in Registration Tools.

Texting Option:

Text your CCRI academic advising questions to (401) 308-3537. This number is monitored Monday - Friday between 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. EST.


When classes are not in session, all CCRI Student Services offices will close at 4 p.m. and evening appointments will not be available. These times typically fall between Fall and Spring terms (Dec. & Jan.) and Summer and Fall terms (Aug. & Sept.) including spring break. Please check the college calendar for term end dates.

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