The Disability Services for Students (DSS) office at CCRI recognizes disability as a form of cultural diversity and works to foster an inclusive environment for all students in the higher education community through education, awareness, and accessibility.
Disability Services for Students
We in DSS are here to support students to ensure accessibility on campus and in virtual classroom settings. We can meet with students on-campus or virtually. You may contact the DSS Coordinator for your campus or send an email to [email protected] for assistance.
New Student Appointment Information:
Please send an email to [email protected] and indicate on which campus you usually take courses, or plan to take courses, and then the appropriate DSS Coordinator will get in contact with you to set up and intake meeting which may be held virtually via zoom or on-campus by appointment.
You will need to provide current, valid supporting documentation for your accommodation request. We ask that you send us this documentation via email.
During this meeting, accommodations will be discussed based on your qualifying disability.
Please note that Accuplacer exams are being scheduled by our Advising & Counseling office and being administered on campus and remotely. More information about this is available here.
If you would like to set up a meeting with a DSS Coordinator to discuss potential accommodations for the Accuplacer, please send an email to [email protected] or text 401.405.4333 and someone will assist you with this process.
For RI Promise/Reduced Course load Accommodations, please follow the steps above for "New and Prospective" student appointment information. DSS/RI Promise web page.
Feeling confused by all the new learning management platforms? Are you overwhelmed with understanding your syllabi? Patty can guide you through your syllabi and the platforms your instructors are using, like Black Board and LaunchPad, to help you navigate your classes and get a clear understanding of their expectations. 45-minute virtual appointments are available Monday through Friday, between 9am-11:45am and 2pm-3:45pm. Request an appointment at [email protected].