College of the Environment and Life Sciences

Education, Experience, Excellence for the 21st Century

Office of Academics and Student Affairs
  • Welcome to the Office of Academic and Student Affairs. Our office is committed to assisting faculty, staff and undergraduate students with all academic issues relating to the College.

    Our mission is to serve as an accessible, student centered resource that supports students’ academic and personal development and facilitates students’ progress throughout their academic career.

    Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

    CELS Scholarships
    The College proudly offers a number of scholarships to support the work of its students. These funds come from private endowments as well as from state and federally supported programs. Click here for more details.


    CELS Staff PhotosKimberly M. Anderson

    Assistant Dean, 130 CBLS Office, Room 138E
    Phone: (401) 874-4507

    Student records and all academic transactions requiring the Dean’s  signature for the College.
    • Curriculum modification & petitions
    • Degree certifications
    • Graduation application audits
    • Late schedule adjustments
    • Off-campus & study-abroad prior approval
    • Readmission
    • Transfer credit evaluations
    • Withdrawals and leaves
    Liaison to Curriculum and Scholastic Standing Committees, Enrollment  Services, CCE, other URI degree-granting colleges, and CCRI

    JenJennifer Legare

    Academic Advisor, 130 CBLS Office, Room 138
    Phone: (401) 874-7534

    Majors: Biological Sciences, Biology, Cell & Molecular Biology, Marine Biology, & Medical Laboratory Science

    • Living and Learning Community Programs
    • Prospective Student Visits
    • Recruitment & Retention Events
    • Scholarships
    • Student Assistance
    • Student Ambassadors
    • Transfer Evaulations

    CELS Staff PhotosJosephine Link

    Fiscal Clerk
    Phone: (401) 874-5026


    CarolinePhillipsCAROLINE PHILLIPS

    Academic Advisor, 130 CBLS Office, Room 138A
    Phone: (401) 874-2576

    Majors: Animal Sciences and Technology, Aquaculture and Fisheries Technology, Geology and Geological Oceanography, Plant Sciences and Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems

    • Academic Interventions
    • CELS Student Monthly Newsletters
    • Graduation Ceremony
    • Prospective Student Visits
    • Recruitment & Retention Events
    • Transfer Evaluations

    Adrienne-Pic-2Adrienne Taylor

    Academic Advisor, 130 CBLS Office, Room 138
    Phone: (401) 874-4676

    Majors: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Marine Affairs, Environmental Science and Management, and Wildlife and Conservation Biology.

    • Prospective Student Visits
    • Recruitment & Retention Events
    • Scholarships
    • Transfer Evaluations

  • CELS Office of Academic & Student Affairs
    130 CBLS Building
    Kingston, RI 02881
    Phone: (401) 874-5026
    Fax: (401) 874-4385

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