About the OES

Mission and message

The Office of Enrollment Services is part of Student Services and includes Admissions, Financial Aid, and Records. There are offices located on all 4 campuses (See the OES home page for room numbers and directions)

The Office of Enrollment Services strives to epitomize the ideals identified in the Mission of the College .

Mission of the College

The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs. We meet the wide-ranging educational needs of our diverse student population, building on our rich tradition of excellence in teaching and our dedication to all students with the ability and motivation to succeed. We set high academic standards necessary for transfer and career success, champion diversity, respond to community needs, and contribute to our state’s economic development and the region’s workforce.

Message from Dr. Schertz - AVP, Student Services

Your personal and academic goals are fundamental to our mission in Student Services. We provide a variety of support services to all students. These services are designed to help students meet the challenges and opportunities of college life. All our services and activities are designed to empower students to reach their full leadership potential while achieving academic and career success.
Within an atmosphere of trust, confidentiality and support, our dedicated and professional staff encourages your educational growth and the development of all our students. We want you to use our services and our websites to enhance your experience at the Community College of Rhode Island. We sincerely welcome you and look forward to meeting with you.
Ronald Schertz, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Student Services

Contact Information


Dr. Ronald L. Schertz
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs
Tel: 401-825-2221
Fax: 401-825-1148

This page developed and maintained by Office of Enrollment Services. Send comments and suggestions to webadmission@ccri.edu .

Last Updated: 3/9/17