First Year Orientation
Orientation is mandatory for all incoming first year students. Orientation will begin on Wednesday, August 14 with a formal Welcome Program featuring Chief Justice Paul Suttell of the Rhode Island Supreme Court. Orientation continues with sessions to provide essential information about Roger Williams faculty and administrators, to introduce you to the academic rigors of law school, and to familiarize you with the opportunities and supports specific to our community. Orientation also will provide time for you to connect with your new colleagues and learn about the many extra-curricular and co-curricular opportunities at Roger Williams Law School. Business attire (suits) is required for Wednesday, August 14 and Tuesday, August 20. A full schedule of events is available online here.
For additional information, please visit the Admitted Students website for the latest updates and for additional information about a variety of topics, including Orientation. Regular updates provide rental listings, potential roommate contacts, first class assignments, and much more. Important academic information, including required reading and first class assignments, will also be communicated via this website.