Military Training & Experience
- Active Duty Military Personnel
- What evidence do I need to provide?
- Transcript Sources
As a current service-member or veteran, you may be able to advance your status with a Standardized Credit Award. With the assistance of the American Council on Education's guide it is rather easy to interpret and award credit for formal service-school courses, demonstrated proficiency in military occupations, and college-level tests.
CCRI will award college credit for your completed coursework and military occupations, if you are accepted into a degree program, currently enrolled in courses and if the learning relates to your degree plan.
The total number of credits most active duty military personnel can receive from sources external to the Community College of Rhode Island is limited to 75% of your degree program. In most cases, 45 is the maximum number of credits you may earn through the use of College Level Examination Program Tests, CCRI Challenge Exams, Sponsored Learning and the PLA Petition process.
The number of credits you may receive from sources external to the Community College of Rhode Island is limited to half the number of credits for your degree program. In most cases, 30 is the maximum number of credits you may earn through the use of College Level Examination Program Tests, CCRI Challenge Exams, Sponsored Learning and the PLA Petition process.
Please have official transcripts from the following sources sent toDr. Peter N. Woodberry
Dean, Business, Science & Technology
Community College of Rhode Island
400 East Avenue
Warwick, RI 02886
NAVY and MARINE Corps Transcripts (SMART)*(See note below)
6490 Saufley Field Road
Pensacola, FL 32509-5223
US COAST GUARD Transcripts
U.S. Coast Guard Institute
59000SW 64th St. Rm 235
Oklahoma City, OK 73169-6690
COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF THE AIR FORCE Transcripts
Office of the Registrar
130 West Maxwell Blvd
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112
*Both AARTS and SMART are available in personal and office copy formats. They may be ordered online from the relevant websites or by calling the toll-free numbers listed above. Requests for official copies sent to colleges and universities require the completion of an order form (available on line) and the student's signature.
A service member who has served in more than one branch of the Armed Services must order his/her transcript individually from each branch.
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