Community College of Rhode Island

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Lincoln: 333-7035
Providence: 455-6050
Newport: 851-1620


For details about CCRI Emergency Alerts

On the Web—Visit or for detailed campus closure and emergency information and updates.

On the phone—Call the campus info line at

for recorded information and updates relating to campus alerts.

By e-mail—Check your CCRI e-mail account for the messages relating to campus closures and other emergencies.

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Emergency Information


Sign up for CCRI Alerts

The Community College of Rhode Island offers a service that delivers text messages and/or e-mail messages to members of the campus community during emergencies and when adverse weather conditions affect normal campus operations. The text and e-mail alerts are one component among the college’s channels of communication used in an emergency.  [Read more in the Currents]

  • Only those with active CCRI e-mail accounts may sign up to receive the alerts.
  • Your account would appear as: “” --for example:
  • Some smartphones, prepay or “minutes” cell phone plans may not work with the emergency notification system. Consult the Frequently Asked Questions page to see if you are affected.

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Receive immediate notice of any campus emergencies or closings via text messages and/or e-mails.

Already Signed-up?

To register to receive CCRI Alert text messages and/or e-mails, follow
the steps below or use our sign-up tutorial:

  1. Sign Up
    1. On the sign-up page, click on “Register Now.”
  2. Create your account
    1. Fill out the information form using your cell phone number and your CCRI e-mail address to register.
  3. Confirm your account
    1. Once you are done, you will receive an e-mail from the RAVE system with a link to your confirmation page.
    2. Once you click on that link (Hint: keep the web page open), you will be sent a text message with your confirmation code.
    3. Enter your confirmation code in the “Confirmation Code” field, and click “Finish.”
  4. Choose how you wish to be alerted
    1. You can now choose to receive CCRI Alert by text, e-mail or both.

Need Help? If you need help with sign-up see our sign-up tutorial or Frequently Asked Questions page. If you need further assistance, contact the CCRI IT Service Desk.

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Last Updated: 12/10/13