RWU Law is one of only 5 law schools in the country that specializes in marine affairs. Of these schools, RWU Law is only one of 2 that specialize in admiralty and maritime law.
The Law School endeavors to assist students with disabilities to complete law school successfully, and will permit students with documented disabilities reasonable accommodations necessary to enable students to undertake the prescribed course of study. The Law School will permit suitable accommodations concerning class schedule, examinations, and other services, on an individual basis. Such accommodations will at all times be consistent with the School’s educational mission.
Students requesting accommodations and/or support services under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and/or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 must provide documentation of the disability which substantially limits a major life activity. All requests for accommodations must be filed with the Assistant Dean of Students no less than thirty (30) days in advance of the date for which accommodations are requested. In order to accurately determine the appropriate accommodations, the documentation should be current and reflective of the student's current functioning. In all cases, the documentation should be appropriate to the anticipated setting. Accommodations provided for individuals with temporary disabling conditions may be subject to periodic review.
For more information, please contact Assistant Dean of Students Lorraine Lalli and refer to Article VIII of the Student Handbook.