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Commencement 2012

Fast Facts

69% of RWU Law 1L students come from outside of Rhode Island.  There are 22 states represented in the Class of 2015 alone.

First Impressions

Mount Hope Bridge


School of Law Commencement
Friday, May 16, 2014
Bristol Campus
1:00 p.m.

Open Seating

Law Commencement








Commencement Speaker & Honorary Degree Recipient

The Honorable Judith S. Kaye
Chief Judge
New York Court of Appeals (Ret.)

Honorary Degree Recipients

Robert M. Barge, Esq.
Executive Director
Rhode Island Legal Services, Inc.

Robert D. Krause
Associate Justice
Superior Court of Rhode Island  


Graduate regalia measurements will take place in the School of Law Bookstore March 4, March 5 and March 6, 2014 between the hours of 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Student Regalia will be available for pick up in the School of Law Bookstore at the end of April. Stay tuned for an announcement regarding regalia pickup dates from the Bookstore. All regalia corrections must be reported to the Bookstore no later than May 1, 2014.

Mandatory Commencement Meeting - April 16, 2014
All graduating students must attend the mandatory commencement meeting on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 12:15-1:15 p.m. in Room 283. This meeting will cover important information for all graduates.


2014 Request for Handicap Parking or Seating Form

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2013 Law Commencement Video Online