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.
Students considering leaving the School of Law for Medical or Personal Reasons need to make an appointment with the Assistant Dean of Students at:
Phone # (401) 254-4593
And the Financial Aid Office at:
Phone# (401) 254-4510
Fall and spring semesters:
|Before first day of class||100% of tuition|
|By the End of the first week||80% of tuition|
|By the End of the second week||60% of tuition|
|By the End of the third week||40% of tuition|
|By the End of the fourth week||20% of tuition|
|After fourth week of classes||No refund given|
Intersession and Summer Sessions:
|Prior to first class meeting||100% of tuition|
|Prior to second class meeting||75% of tuition|
|Prior to third class meeting||50% of tuition|
|Prior to fourth class meeting||25% of tuition|
|After fourth class meeting||No refund given|
All student fees, room and board charges are for a full semester and are not refundable.
Downloadable Withdrawal Form
Note: For your convenience this form may downloaded and completed prior to your meeting with the Dean of Students.