Student Services 2022-2023 Edition

Accessibility Services

Bryant University upholds the mandates of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. Students with documented disabilities may request accommodations through the Director of Accessibility Serivces. The request process will include completion of an online intake form, a personal intake meeting with an Accessibility Services Staff member, and a review of appropriate documentation. All requests are evaluated on a case-by-case basis with a focus on how the student’s disability impacts daily living and learning at Bryant. 
 
Accessibility Services also includes the Academic Testing Center, where students with approved accommodations or other special circumstances may take exams in a distraction-reduced space. For more information about requesting accommodations or using the Academic Testing Center, please call 401-232-6746.

The Centers for Student Success

The Centers for Student Success staff engage in a partnership with students to help them achieve their academic goals. The staff includes a network of full-time and part-time professionals who work together to foster a supportive learning environment.

On Demand Student Success Workshops

Graduate students have access to the entire library of StudentLingo On Demand Student Success Workshops. These study skills workshops can be accessed at any time, from any location at www.studentlingo.com/bryant. For more information, visit the Centers for Student Success.

Writing Center

The Writing Center is available to help graduate students strengthen their writing skills. Writing specialists, professionals with an MA and/or Ph.D. in English or writing, are available for individualized consultation. An English as a second language writing specialist is available to help students for whom English is a foreign language. To schedule a Writing Center appointment, call (401) 232-6567.

Amica Center for Career Education

The Amica Center for Career Education offers a full range of career development and planning services for all students, including graduate students. Our services include:

  • Individual career coaching on all topics pertaining to choosing a major, finding an internship, applying to graduate school, or securing a full-time opportunity.
  • Career planning courses to assist you with choosing a major and/or career path.
  • Shadow Program, matching you with an alum for a day in the workplace.
  • Alumni-student networking events in Boston, Hartford, New York City, Providence, Washington, D.C., and more.
  • Campus recruiting program including the Bryant Career Connection (BCC) - the student job board for both internships and full-time opportunities.
  • Two annual Career Fairs with more than 150 employers attending. 
  • Specialized programs, company site visits, and alumni connections.

We encourage all students to visit the Amica Center to get started with:

  • Utilizing career assessment tools
  • Writing a college résumé
  • Creating a LinkedIn profile
  • Finding an internship or job
  • Learning how to leverage campus and current work life to benefit your career plan

​Graduate students are welcome to use all available resources in the Amica Center for Career Education as well as participate in our events and programs.

Stop by our office, visit our website at https://career.bryant.edu, or call (401) 232-6090, to learn more about resources and services provided.

The opportunity to use the Amica Center for Career Education continues after graduation. Career coaching is available to alumni who are changing careers and are in need of assistance, up to five years post-graduation. 

Alumni are also invited to attend the many workshops, programs, and events offered by the Amica Center for Career Education.

Student Printing Facilities

  • Students can print wirelessly via their laptop to several printers located on campus.
  • Printers are available in the following locations:  Quinlan/Brown Academic Innovation Center, Fisher Student Center, Krupp Library in the Bello Center, and on both the first and second floors of the M-wing in the Unistructure.
  • A $40 printing allowance is granted each year. After that, a charge of 5 cents per black-and-white page and 25 cents per color page is applied directly to the student's allowance; if the student exceeds that allowance, the charges are applied directly to their Banner account.

Bryant Bookstore & Online Purchases

The Bryant University bookstore is located in the Fisher Student Center. Please call (401) 232-6240 for bookstore hours. Textbooks may also be ordered online at www.efollett.com.

Campus Ministry

The chaplains in Campus Ministry address the spiritual needs of Bryant students and staff. Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, and Protestant chaplains are available to serve as sources of support, guidance, and spiritual development for all members of the University community.

The Catholic Student Association meets Sundays before Mass. Hillel is Bryant's Jewish-student organization. The Awakening Crew is the Protestant student club. 

Worship services are as follows: Catholic Mass is celebrated at 7 p.m. on Sunday.  Islamic Services are held on Friday. Jewish Shabbat services are offered on Friday. Protestant services are held on Wednesday evenings.

Health Services

Health Services is a nurse practitioner run program that adheres to federal and state law and endorses the guidelines of the American College Health Association, the Rhode Island Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
 
Clinical components of Health Services include treatment of illnesses and injuries, sexual health care, laboratory services, immunizations, support services for students with physical disabilities, and referrals as appropriate. All health care and medical records are confidential, and family members are notified only in the event of a life-threatening accident or illness.
 
Health Services is staffed by full-time Certified Nurse Practitioners, a Registered Dietician, and a Health Promotion Coordinator.  Health Services does not provide written excuses for missed classes, exams, or work, due to illnesses, nor do they provide documentation of visits to Health Services.
 
In the event of an emergency or when Health Services is closed, emergency medical technicians (EMTs) are available through the Department of Public Safety at 401-232-6001.

Security/Public Safety

ID and Parking Sticker Policy

Bryant’s campus is a secure place to live. Public Safety officers are on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Residence hall exterior doors are locked 24 hours a day, only accessible to students. Individual key locks are on the door of each room. Visitors are checked in on weeknights and throughout the weekend.

All students are required to have a current parking sticker and student photo ID. IDs may be obtained on the second floor of the Fisher Student Center. To obtain a parking sticker, students are required to bring their driver’s license and vehicle registration to the Department of Public Safety. Contact the Public Safety office at (401) 232- 6001 for more information.