Utilize your resources!
While our campuses will be open for the Spring 2021 semester, student access to campus will be limited to those with on-campus classes, appointments to meet with a professor, advisor or other CCRI staff, or to utilize one of the limited on-campus services like the open study spaces, computer lab, among other resources.
Limited In-person meetings, by appointment only, are available on campus. We strongly encourage students to take advantage of the many virtual resources available:
- Academic Computer Labs
- Admissions & Enrollment Services
- Advising & Counseling
- Bursar’s Office
- Campus Stores
- Career Services
- Community Services
- Dining Services
- Disability Services
- Educational Opportunity Center
- A faculty member
- Financial Aid
- Food Pantry
- Office of Community and Social Resources (CSR)
- Student Conduct
- Student Life
- Student Success Center (Tutoring or Academic Coaching)
- Veteran Services
- Writing Center
To gain access, you will also be required to confirm the reason for your visit to campus using our COVID Health Checker.
Please note if you come to campus for any reason other than taking an in-person class or using the Computer Labs, and you do not have a scheduled appointment, a Student Affairs representative will be available at each entrance to assist in scheduling an appointment and to answer any questions you may have.
Below please find a list of the many available student services, information on what each offers, and virtual and appointment-only options.
Academic Computer Labs provide students with the technology and resources needed for managing your password, preparing assignments, conducting research, printing documents, and other academic-related services. Academic Computer Labs will be available for students to use during the winter between December 28 and January 15 on the following campuses:
Knight Campus (Warwick)
- Monday–Thursday, 9 am–7 pm
- Friday, 9 am–4 pm
Liston Campus (Providence)
- Tuesday, 10 am–4 pm
- Thursday, 10 am–4 pm
Flanagan Campus (Lincoln)
- Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 10 am–6 pm
Capacity will be reduced to comply with CDC social-distancing guidelines. Face coverings must be worn at all times while in the Computer Lab. Staff will clean and disinfect computers and workspaces after each use. For more information, please visit ccri.edu/it/labs.
ACCESS to Opportunity supports first-generation and low-income students in finding
academic success by providing eligible students with a comprehensive continuum of
support. Services include a structured first-year experience; a project-specific
Student Success Seminar; in-depth, proactive academic advising; professional tutoring;
financial aid advising and application assistance; a financial literacy workshop series;
and ongoing transfer advising.
For the fall semester, ACCESS advisors will be available for phone and virtual appointments. For more information or to contact your ACCESS Advisor, please visit https://www.ccri.edu/access.
The Admissions team and Enrollment Services counter will offer in-person appointments during the hours listed below. To schedule an appointment, please email [email protected] or call 401-825-2003.
In-person, by appointment, hours and campuses:
- Mondays: 8 am–6 pm
- Fridays: 8 am–4 pm
- Tuesdays: 8 am–4 pm
- Wednesdays: 8 am–4 pm
- Thursdays: 8 am–4 pm
The Advising and Counseling Center offers a full range of services for enrolled students including academic advising, career, educational, and personal counseling services. Advising & Counseling sessions will be offered through virtual sessions during the add/drop period (the first two weeks of classes). Students can sign up for a virtual advising session here.
In-person appointments are also available on a limited basis during the hours below. Students who have questions for Advising or need to sign up for an in-person appointments may do so by texting 401-308-3537 or emailing [email protected].
Hours available for in-person Advising (by appointment only):
- Monday: 8 am–4:30 pm
- Friday: 8 am–4 pm
- Tuesday: 8 am–4 pm
- Wednesday: 8 am–6 pm
- Thursday: 8 am–4 pm
The Bursar’s Office is responsible for the billing and collection of tuition and fees on student accounts. The Bursar's Office will be open with a limited schedule beginning August 31. It is recommended you schedule an appointment when possible by texting 401-310-0891 or by emailing [email protected].
In-person, by appointment, hours and campuses:
- Mondays: 8 am–5:45 pm
- Fridays: 8 am–3:45 pm
- Tuesdays: 8 am–3:45 pm
- Wednesdays: 8 am–3:45 pm
- Thursdays: 8 am–3:45 pm
Even though all campuses and Campus Stores are closed, students can still shop online and purchase textbooks, bus passes, clothing, gift cards, and other supplies. All orders will be shipped and additional questions can be forwarded to [email protected]. Click here to order textbooks and course materials.
Career Services provides students with the tools to prepare for a rewarding career
after graduation and connections to internship and job opportunities. Staff can assist
students with everything from exploring career possibilities to building a top-notch
resume and acing an interview. For the upcoming semester, Career Services will continue
to provide all services in a virtual format with in-person appointments by schedule
only. CCRI’s new Career Lab, located on the Knight Campus, will be utilized for the
pre-scheduled, in-person appointments.
Students looking to schedule an in-person appointment should email Career Services at [email protected]. Virtual, in-person, or phone appointments can be made through Starfish or by visiting ccri.edu/careerservices/appointments.html.
CCRI Dining Services, including cafeterias and on-campus catering, will be unavailable for the upcominng semester. Vending machines for snacks and drinks will be available and serviced throughout the semester.
Students with disabilities who may need accommodation in order to fully participate in their classes should contact the Disability Services Office at [email protected].
For the upcoming semester, DSS Coordinators are available to meet with students by appointment only via virtual meetings (e.g., Zoom or Webex) or telephone. In-person appointments may be scheduled when deemed necessary, and when they can be conducted safely with current protective measures in place. Please contact DSS by email at [email protected] or text 401.405.4333 for assistance.
The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) provides confidential, one-on-one assistance with applying for admissions, financial aid, career exploration, and other services.
Bilingual counseling is available in Spanish, French, and Kriolu (Cape Verdean). For the upcoming semester, EOC will provide phone or virtual appointments daily, with limited in-person appointments available. To make a free, one-on-one appointment with EOC click here, email [email protected] or text us at 401-310-0730.
Expecting a refund from your financial aid award? Sign up for E-refunding! Get your refund faster with direct deposit. E-refunds also means no lost or stolen checks.
Login to your MyCCRI account, and, under the "My Account" tab, select "Refunds" from the top of the page, then click "Set up Account," and follow the prompts to enter your information. For more information visit the Bursar website.
The Financial Aid office can assist students with FAFSA, student loans, and student grant opportunities. For the upcoming semester, Financial Aid services will continue to be offered virtually, with limited in-person appointments available during the hours listed below.
For financial aid questions or to schedule an in-person appointment, please text 401-217-2770
or email [email protected]. Additional information about financial aid available online.
In-person, by appointment, hours and campuses:
- Monday: 8 am–6 pm
- Tuesday: 9 am–4 pm
- Wednesday: 8 am–4 pm
CCRI is committed to ending food insecurity in our community. The CCRI Food Pantry provides non-perishable food items and some personal care products and is available to all enrolled students. To learn more or to submit a confidential request for assistance, please visit the Food Pantry website.
Campus libraries are offering virtual assistance, and you can access all services and resources at our online library:
- Reference service using chat, text, and email
- Book a Librarian appointments for in-depth research help
- Borrowing print books, DVDs, laptops, and iPads using the library’s curbside pick-up service
- Online access to eBooks, magazines, and streaming videos
- Electronic databases to research many subjects, including Nursing, Career Information, Science, and Art
- Research Guides on specific subjects/courses and help with evaluating and citing information
- A Library Wizard to help you navigate to the correct resources and information
Visit the Library Website to get started with your research!
Hours of operations
CCRI Library will continue to operate virtually for the spring semester. Library spaces will not be open for walk-in or study hall space due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Study spaces are available in designated areas on each campus. All Library services will be delivered online, complemented by curbside delivery of books, laptops, and tablets. For more information, please visit our website.
Students may order books, laptops, or tablets online. (Click here to look up and order books, and here to request technology loans). Library staff will schedule a pickup time with the
student to collect the items at the identified campus entrance at the scheduled time.
Library staff will be available for curbside delivery at Providence, Warwick, and Lincoln campuses.
Students must return books in book drops located at the main entrance of each campus. Books will be loaned in plastic library bags, and we ask they be returned in these bags. Books will then be quarantined for 72 hours before being checked in.
Borrowing laptops and tablets
Students should use the library chat reference service to request a laptop or tablet. They can also text the library message system with their request. Library staff will reply with availability or options for reserving equipment and to schedule a pick-up time using the library’s pick-up scheduling system.
Returning borrowed laptops and tablets
When returning technology, students can contact the library in order to schedule a time to return the devices. Students can contact the library via chat, text or email to set up an appointment or schedule a technology drop-off appointment themselves. A library staff member will meet the individual at the appointed time to accept return of the equipment.
Decontamination for library materials
The library will quarantine all returned items, in their plastic bag packaging, for 72 hours. For print books, the Northeast Document Conservation Center recommends this baseline 72-hour quarantine. For laptops and tablets, after the 72-hour quarantine we will follow recommendations to wipe them down with alcohol-based wipes or sprays containing at least 70% alcohol, and then dry them thoroughly. Personnel receiving returned equipment will wear gloves and masks. We will label decontaminated laptops and tablets with initials and date on the label, to ensure that reissued equipment is verified clean.
If you need additional help, feel free to contact your Library Dean and Chair
Dean of Library and Academic Innovation
Reference Librarian/Department Chair
The Community and Social Resources Office helps remove obstacles to student success by providing resources and referrals at CCRI and in your community. Whether it's groceries, transportation, or referrals out in the community, we can help! For confidential and compassionate assistance, call or text 401.484.1650 or email Shanna Wells at [email protected]. An online referral form is also available.
The Student Life Team 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.
The Student Success Center provides academic assistance through tutoring services and coordinates information and referrals to college resources.
Tutoring helps students learn course material for a specific class. Tutors provide students with clarification of course concepts and practice with course materials in an informal self-paced and self-directed learning environment. A tutor’s job is to help students become an independent learner, not to do the student’s homework! Tutors help students understand basic class concepts by asking lots of questions until the student discovers the answer on his or her own. Directions on how to schedule an appointment with a tutor through Starfish, click here.
Academic Coaching & Study Strategy Workshops
Academic coaching helps students discover how to learn! An academic coach works individually with students to examine their academic concerns and perceived barriers to success in school. These coaches provide support in areas such as transitioning to online classes, time management, overcoming procrastination, effective textbook reading, note taking skills, and test taking study strategies. Schedule an Academic Coaching appointment through Starfish.
The CCRI Veteran Services Office is committed to being a resource to all VA education beneficiaries. Our mission is to assist veterans, service members and dependents in the pursuit of their educational goals by maintaining up-to-date information on current programs and resources. Through a combination of experience with the educational system and contacts within the VA, we can help you with any aspect of your higher education. For questions on benefits and available services, please email to [email protected].
The Writing Center helps students with online resources, in-person tutoring, and online tutoring. Here are guidelines for the upcoming semester.
The Liston Campus Writing Center will be open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8 am–2 pm. Students are required to make an appointment before coming to the center and must wear a mask and practice social distancing. To make an appointment and for more information, students can email Julia Micks at [email protected].
Online writing assistance is available with virtual drop-in tutoring sessions, online Zoom appointments, virtual workshops, and email help. Online tutoring can also be done with Zoom meetings and with email responses to papers on Monday–Friday, 8 am–4 pm, possibly with a waiting period of one or more business days. For online help, please send your questions, requests for virtual tutoring appointments, and/or papers to one of these emails:
- Dr. Karen Petit at [email protected]
- Julia Micks at [email protected]
- Ross Dean at [email protected]
To ensure that someone receives your email, please use your MyCCRI email.