2019-2020 Catalog

Academic Support, Office of

Rhode Island College provides a number of academic support and advising services in the office known on campus as OASIS. OASIS was established to assist students with questions concerning academic policies and procedures at Rhode Island College and to serve as the official advisor to students in the exploring major categories (undeclared).

Students interested in becoming more effective learners will find assistance in OASIS. Services include instruction and tutorial help for reading comprehension, note taking, and test preparation for admission and certification testing for the Feinstein School of Education and Human Development. Assistance with tests required by the School of Nursing is also available. OASIS works closely with Disability Services to offer academic counseling and learning strategies to students who have or think they may have a learning disability. OASIS welcomes all Rhode Island College students. For more information on tutorial help, refer to the Mathematics Learning Center, Tutorial Services and Writing Center.