Community College of Rhode Island Disability Services for Students Knight Campus

Organization Name: Community College of Rhode Island
Address: 400 East Ave
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-825-1232
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Email: brmcgill@ccri.edu
Eligibility: Students with disabilities who have current and complete documentation of their disability from a licensed physician, psychologist, or other appropriately qualified specialist may be eligible for accommodations. Students with special circumstances can call us to discuss their situation. Accommodations will not be provided without appropriate supporting documentation.
Services Provided: Recommending and coordinating reasonable accommodations in a variety of domains (e.g. exam, course, and program)
Encouraging student development through self-advocacy and personal decision making.
Supporting a commitment to academic success and student retention.
Providing training and information to faculty and administration that uphold the inclusion of persons with disabilities.
There are Disability Service Coordinators on each of the CCRI campuses.
Provider Profiles: The Disability Services for Students (DSS) office is part of the Opportunity and Outreach Programs unit within the Division of Student Affairs. DSS Coordinators and support staff are available on each of CCRI’s four main campuses to meet with students and to help provide the necessary and reasonable accommodations that students need to be successful. In addition, the DSS office serves as an information resource to faculty, providing awareness and guidance for how to best ensure the inclusion of students with disabilities without compromising academic standards. The DSS office works to dispel negative and limiting stereotypes and promotes a campus environment that is sensitive, accepting and responsive to the needs and contributions of all CCRI students. Additional campuses within RI see website [https://www.ccri.edu/about/campuses.html]
Original Source: Rhode Island Quality Institute
Last Updated: 10/25/2017