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Honors Program

The Honors Program at the Community College of Rhode Island is a program in which students can enhance their educational experience while at CCRI by studying topics of their choosing in more depth. The Honors Program reflects the College's commitments to academic excellence.

The mission of the Honors Program at CCRI is to provide an academically-challenging and enriching learning experience above and beyond the standard curriculum to highly-motivated and intellectually-talented students. This community of scholars, in which enthusiastic students and faculty engage in enriched academic experiences, will strengthen the scholarly profile of the institution as a whole.

Students participate in the Honors Program by completing additional Honors Projects within courses they are currently taking, relating to the curricula of those courses. The title of the course on the transcript changes to “Honors in Course Title”, and a second 0.5 credit course is added to the students' schedule, reflecting the honors portion. Students who complete four Honors Projects at CCRI are designated Honors Program Graduates and receive special recognition.

To learn more about participating in the Honors Program, please read the Introduction page.

If you have any questions, please contact the Honors Program Coordinators.

Honors Orientation Sessions

The Honors Directors will be holding drop in office hours to answer any questions you have about the program. Please stop by Lincoln, Room 1374 on Thursday, September 19 12:00-1:00 or Monday, September 30 1:30-2:00 or Warwick, Room 3093 on TBA. If you can not attend, you may review the information on the website describing the program.

Honors Application Deadline - Friday, October 4