Required Immunization Record and Tuberculosis Risk Screening Questionnaire

Rhode Island State Law requires all incoming law students to provide proof of immunization prior to their arrival on campus.  A complete Immunization Record must be completed by an appropriate health care provider and submitted to RWU Health Services via the Health Services Student Portal on or before August 1, 2019.

Health Services Student Portal

Requirements for New Students:

Log onto the Health Services Portal using your RWU log on credentials.

  1. Click on the Immunization Tab to enter your vaccination dates.
  2. Click on the Forms Tab to complete the online Tuberculosis Risk Screening questionnaire.
  3. Click the Upload Tab to submit a scanned copy of your Immunization Record verifying your immunizations.

Questions regarding Immunization Records or the Health Services Portal should be directed to Health Services at (401) 254-3156.


Close Course Type Descriptions

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.


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.


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


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.