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CCRI is the perfect place for you to start working on your bachelor’s degree. If like many of our students, you are planning to transfer to a four year college or university, it is possible for you to complete a degree at CCRI and then transfer all your credits toward a bachelor’s degree at the institution of your choice.
In order to make a smooth transition to a four-year college, it is important that you do the following:
- Meet with a Counselor
- Choose a Program of Study
- Choose a College
- Learn about the College's Articulation Agreements
- College Officials Report
- Review Transfer Links
With the help of your counselor, select the program of study that will suit your interests and transfer needs. Your major will determine the four-year school you transfer to and the course work you will need to complete at CCRI.
Begin college exploration during your freshman year by asking a series of questions that will better prepare you in your transfer decision making process.
Attend semester transfer fairs that are held at each campus. Representatives from Rhode Island colleges and universities schedule transfer days. Your CCRI counselor will also help ensure that you're taking the right courses to transfer. You can make an appointment by calling the Advising and Counseling Center.
Workshops are offered by the Advising & Counseling Center that target specific programs and schools.
Articulation agreements state specific policies related to transferring and make it easier for you to transfer from one college to another. CCRI has over 70 articulation agreements with schools throughout New England, and beyond. Many of these grant students junior status, and accept all credits earned at CCRI. You are encouraged to review these agreements carefully to ensure maximum transfer of credits.
Be aware that transfer of courses from one school to another is not automatic. Successful transfer requires that you become informed and take responsibility. Even if you are not sure of where you will transfer, advisors can recommend general courses for transfer.
Many institutions require the student to turn in a College Official's Report or Dean's Report as part of their transfer application package. If the College Official's Report is not included with the application for enrollment, students may use the forms from the Common Application packet.
Students can submit these forms to the Advising and Counseling Office along with an envelope stamped and addressed to the college or university of transfer.
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