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For Immediate Release

CCRI to host Rhode Island Promise Enrollment Days

Warwick, R.I. – Aug. 4, 2017: The Community College of Rhode Island will host two Enrollment Days this month to help 2017 Rhode Island high school graduates enroll with free tuition this fall under the Rhode Island Promise scholarship program.

The events will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursdays, Aug. 10 and 17, in Room 1040 at the college’s Knight Campus in Warwick.

Representatives from admissions, financial aid and advising will assist students with applying to CCRI, completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), taking placement testing and registering for fall classes.

Those attending should bring a photo ID, a copy of their high school transcript and their parents’ 2015 tax forms.

For qualified students, the Rhode Island Promise scholarship covers tuition and fees for students who enroll full time. For more information and frequently asked questions, please visit

“Our college is thrilled that the groundbreaking Rhode Island Promise program will be moving forward this fall at CCRI. We believe every high school student in Rhode Island deserves a chance to earn the degree or credential they need to begin a high-quality career right here in Rhode Island,” said CCRI President Meghan Hughes. “Our students are from Rhode Island and stay in Rhode Island. An investment in our students is a direct investment in the future of our state. We thank Governor Raimondo and the dedicated members of our legislature for making that investment.”

Those who cannot attend one of the Enrollment Day events can apply to CCRI online and contact the college’s Advising and Counseling Center at 401-825-1240 or by email at for assistance with placement testing and course selection.

The Community College of Rhode Island, New England’s largest community college, has full-service campuses in Warwick, Lincoln, Providence and Newport. CCRI enrolls an average of more than 15,000 students in credit courses and thousands more in noncredit and workforce training classes and programs.


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Kristen Cyr
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