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RWU Law has 27 active student groups, including Maritime Law Society, Association for Public Interest Law and Multicultural Law Students Association, which allow students to get involved in a variety of extracurricular activities and hear from speakers on a multitude of topics.

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Dean of Students

Dean of Students

Dean of Students
Lorraine Lalli

The purpose of the Dean of Students Office is to promote student success by acting as an advocate and an administrative liaison for students. The Dean of Students office is equipped to provide appropriate resources and guidance for a wide variety of student needs and concerns. The Dean of Students Office is located in the Dean's Suite.

This office supports student needs including:

  • Accommodations for students with disabilities
  • Orientation programs for entering students
  • Support for students with temporary medical concerns and family emergencies
  • Support for students with personal problems
  • Connecting students to resources on-campus or in Bristol, including academic resources and mental heath counseling
  • Requests for Medical or Personal Leave of Absences