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Fast Facts

The Marine Affairs Institute holds a major symposium every other year. These events draw national and international experts in their various fields to RWU Law. Students can attend these symposia for free. Past topics range from fisheries law, climate change and the legacy of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

First Impressions

Newport Boat Show



Graduation

Commencement Ceremony Information

Diplomas
Prior to graduation you will be notified to complete the Graduation Information form by the Alumni Office. From the information you provide on this form this office will order your diplomas. Please review your information carefully before you submit your form.  Form may be accessed at:  Graduation Information Form

Student Account Balancesphoto of law school
Outstanding balance statements will be sent to all graduating students this first week of April. All balances must be paid in full to be eligible for graduation.

Bar Certifications
Rhode Island: Applications may be downloaded at http://courts.state.ri.us

The following information should be provided to this office:

  • Deans Certification (2 pages)
  • Handwriting Sample
  • Letter authorizing release of academic information (ie: transcripts, copy of admission application)

This office will send your signed Dean’s Certification, along with handwriting sample, Law School certification of handwriting sample, official transcript and a photo copy of your admissions application directly to the Bar Examiner’s Office.

Massachusetts (Download Application)
The following information should be provided to this office:

  • Deans Certification (1 Page)
  • This office will send your signed Dean’s Certification directly to the Bar Examiner’s office.

Other States: Various Bar Examiners Offices can be found by state at:

http://stu.findlaw.com/thebar/results/index.html

Please provide this office with Dean Certifications and we will send the applicable information for each state.