Immunizations

All incoming law students are required to submit the RWU Immunization Form and complete a Tuberculosis (TB) Risk Screening Questionnaire prior to enrollment. Students should plan to have these forms completed by August 1st for the fall semester. All information must be submitted through the RWU Health Services via the Health Services Student Portal using the directions below.

Required Health Form: Immunization Record and Tuberculosis Risk Screening Questionnaire

Health Services Student Portal

Requirements for New Students:

  1. Log onto the Health Services Portal using your RWU log on credentials.
  2. Click on the Immunization Tab to enter your vaccination dates as reported on your Immunization records.
  3. Complete the online Tuberculosis Risk Screening questionnaire, located in the Forms Tab of the Heath Services Portal.
  4. Click on the Forms Tab to complete the online Tuberculosis Risk Screening questionnaire.

For assistance accessing the Health Services Portal, please contact the Media Tech Help Desk at (401)254-6363 or mediatech@rwu.edu. If you have questions about the required health information, please contact Health Services at (401) 254-3156.

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Course Types

We have classified RWU Law classes under the following headers. One of the following course types will be attached to each course which will allow students to narrow down their search while looking for classes.

Core Course

Students in the first and second year are required to take classes covering the following aspects of the law—contracts, torts, property, criminal law, civil procedure, and constitutional law, evidence, and professional responsibility.  Along with these aspects, the core curriculum will develop legal reasoning skills.

Elective

After finishing the core curriculum the remaining coursework toward the degree is completed through upper level elective courses.  Students can choose courses that peak their interests or courses that go along with the track they are following.

Seminar

Seminars are classes where teachers and small groups of students focus on a specific topic and the students complete a substantial research paper.

Clinics/Externships

Inhouse Clinics and Clinical Externships legal education is law school training in which students participate in client representation under the supervision of a practicing attorney or law professor.  RWU Law's Clinical Programs offer unique and effective learning opportunities and the opportunity for practical experience while still in law school.