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Commencement

Accepted Students Day
MAY
11
9:45 am - 1:30 pm
RWU Law, 10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809
School of Law Commencement
MAY
15
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RWU School of Law, Bristol, RI
Pro Bono Collaborative Cocktail Reception
MAY
28
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
One Citizens Plaza Rotunda, Providence, RI
Class of 2018 "How to Prepare for Law School" BBQ/Mixer
JUN
12
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
RWU Law, 10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809


Joint Degree with URI

Students interested in more extensive study of marine law and policy may simultaneously earn a JD from RWU and a Master of Marine Affairs degree from the University of Rhode Island (URI) in 3 ½ years through sharing of selected credits.  Joint degree students enhance their legal education with additional courses at URI on economic, international and policy considerations, positioning them well to address today’s complex maritime, ocean and coastal legal issues.

          Hard copies of required materials regarding the application process
          should be sent to:

          Judy Palmer
          Department of Marine Affairs
          University of Rhode Island
          Kingston Coastal Institute - Room 205
          One Greenhouse Road
          Kingston, RI 02881

          Clearly indicate on these materials that it pertains to the MAF graduate
          application. 


Please note that the application deadline for law students to URI's graduate school is
JANUARY 15, NOT
the date indicated on the graduate school's website.

 

Graduates of the joint degree program are employed in a variety of positions in the marine and environmental areas. A listing of graduate alum activities is available at the URI Marine Affairs website.