Community College of Rhode Island is the largest community college in New England and has been a leader in education and training since 1964. Faculty and staff are committed to ensuring student success. Adult Learners Welcome Adults. There are many reasons why you may have chosen to go back to school later in life – previous family obligations, career advancement opportunities, career change and personal enrichment, among many others.
Online Learning Self-Paced Tutorials Build skills or earn continuing education credits Start Anytime Most tutorials completed in a few hours Quick self study on demand Supported independent study Certificate of completion awarded with passing score Learn More View Catalog Instructor-Led Courses Professional development and personal enrichment. Adult Education and GED. Adult Education, GED, and Workforce Training programs support Rhode Island adults in gaining skills and credentials for employment, citizenship, and family and community leadership. Programs in Adult Education, GED, Workforce Training and English for Speakers of Other Languages are offered during the day and evening.
If you have questions about accessing the online classroom, retrieving your lessons, changing your password, correcting your e-mail address, obtaining progress reports or completion letters, receiving an extension, or any other administrative tasks, visit our Help page. RIC’s continuing education, workforce development, professional development, personal enrichment and cultural/community programs serve adult students, immigrants and undocumented refugees, unemployed and underemployed members of the workforce, chief executives, nurses, PreK-12 teachers and administrators, social workers, childcare providers.