College of the Environment and Life Sciences

Education, Experience, Excellence for the 21st Century

Welcome to the Office of 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.


Kimberly M. Anderson - Assistant Dean

Kimberly M. Anderson – Assistant Dean

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

AthinaAthina Chartelain

Student Advisor – Prospective student visits
Recruitment events, Student assistance
Student Ambassadors
Phone: (401) 874-7534


CynthiaCynthia Spinola

Student Advisor – Living and Learning Community Programs
Scholarships, Student assistance
Phone: (401) 874-4676

Josephine Link

Fiscal Clerk
Phone: (401) 874-5026

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