Disability Services for Students

302 Memorial Union Univeristy of Rhode Island Kingston, RI 02881

dss@etal.uri.edu – 401-874-2098

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URI Academic Enhancement Center at RI State Institutions of Higher Education

Academic Enhancement Center


The Center brings a wide range of academic support services together under one roof. Whether you want to get help for a specific class, brush up on your study skills, talk to our writing tutors about an assignment, help others, or just find a good place to do some studying, this is the place for you!

URI Writing Center


Brainstorm about a topic, organize and develop your ideas, Understand the assignment , learn some proofreading strategies , practice a specific grammatical concept.

CCRI Advising and Counseling Center


The Advising and Counseling Center offers a full range of services for enrolled students. These services include:  academic  advising, career, educational and personal counseling services.  Workshops in academic  skills are also offered on an ongoing basis.

RIC Writing Center


The Writing Center is for writers.   Students from freshmen year through graduate school, faculty members, and even the tutors themselves take advantage of this service.   We are also able to accommodate those students with different learning abilities.  Anyone who is interested in writing effectively, in any discipline or at any ability level, will find the Writing Center a useful tool.  The service is free of charge.

RIC Academic Development Center: OASIS


The Academic  Development Center provides instruction to all Rhode Island College students interested in becoming more effective learners.

The Center’s services include tutorial help in reading comprehension, note taking, time management, content tutoring, and test taking.

Students with disabilities are welcome to use our services as they work towards refining successful study skills. Specialized preparation is available for the following tests:

Pre-Professional Skills Test, PPST (required for students entering the Feinstein School of Education and Human Development); Principles of Learning and Teaching test, PLT (required for State of Rhode Island teacher certification); and National Council for Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses, NCLEX-RN.

The Center also provides help for both the beginning and the advanced ESL student.


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