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Joint Admissions Agreement is an opportunity for CCRI students who intend to complete an associate degree at CCRI and then transfer to Rhode Island College (RIC) or the University of Rhode Island (URI) to be conditionally accepted while a student at CCRI.

By participating in JAA, students receive the following benefits:

  • 60 credits that transfer and apply to the bachelor’s degree major
  • Advising by CCRI and RIC or URI advisors every semester
  • Eligibility for the JAA discount on RIC or URI tuition by graduating from CCRI with a 3.0 Grade Point Average or higher
  • Transition into specific majors with JAA plans



Interested in Enrolling?

1. Meet with a CCRI advisor.

Schedule an appointment or attend a Walk-in Advising hour to complete the JAA application with a CCRI advisor.

Advising & Counseling

Already in JAA?

Important Information about JAA Days

JAA Days will continue to be virtual for the Spring 2021 semester.  If you cannot attend, it is essential you continue to meet with your CCRI advisor(s) and review DegreeWorks.  We want to ensure a timely graduation and transition.



 For Future URI Students: 

  • Continuing at CCRI in the Fall 2021 semester?  
    • Meet with a CCRI Advisor virtually NOW to select your Fall classes by scheduling a Starfish Appointment.  This meeting must take place BEFORE your URI meeting date.
    • Dates to meet with a URI Advisor virtually will be sent to your CCRI email address.
  •  Graduating Spring/Summer 2021?  
    • Please complete this Intent to Enroll Form as soon as possible 
    • Upon acceptance, please be prepared to make your URI enrollment deposit of $300.  This is applied to your first semester’s tuition and is mandatory to register for classes.  You must send an electronic transcript to URI ([email protected]) to be accepted.  It can be ordered HERE ($2.50 fee).
    • As stated above, complete the Intent to Enroll ASAP so you can register with URI continuing juniors, beginning 3/29.

 For Future RIC Students: 

  • Continuing at CCRI in the Fall 2021 semester? 
    • Meet with a CCRI Advisor virtually NOW to select your classes by scheduling a Starfish Appointment.  This meeting must take place BEFORE you can confirm your courses with RIC. 
    • Once you have your approved course list from your CCRI Advisor for the Fall semester, please complete this FORM for RIC Advising.
  • Graduating Spring/Summer 2021? 

JAA Contact Information:

JAA Change of Status Form

If you have any questions, or would like to withdraw from JAA, please call (401) 825-1233 or email us!

Transfer Student Resources

Rhode Island Transfers

Check to see how CCRI courses and programs transfer to RIC and to URI.

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Inter-Institutional Student Exchange

CCRI, RIC or URI students can take up to seven credits of their full-time load at one of the state supported colleges (CCRI, RIC or URI) at no additional tuition above their full-time CCRI tuition.

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Important Contact Information

Community College of Rhode Island

Rhode Island College

  • OASIS (Office of Academic Support and Information Services)

University of Rhode Island