Immunizations

Immunization Form

THE FOLLOWING IMMUNIZATIONS ARE REQUIRED BY RI DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FOR ALL STUDENTS

  • DPT/DT/TDAP Must have one (1) Tdap & also last dose of Td or Tdap must be within last 10 years
  • MMR Two doses of MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) both given after 12 months of age, or disease confirmed by office record or positive titre
  • VARICELLA (chicken pox) One dose after 1 year of age, or two doses after 13 years of age, or disease confirmed by office record or positive titre
  • HEPATITIS B Three doses Hepatitis B vaccine required, or positive titre (or two adult doses between the ages of 11-15)
  • MENINGITIS VACCINE One dose of meningococcal conjugate (MCV4) vaccine is required for students previously unvaccinated (under 22 years of age). A second booster dose is required if the first dose was given before 16 years of age.

All students entering Roger Williams University School of Law or other Rhode Island university/college need to be up-to-date on the required immunizations listed above BEFORE the first day of Orientation.

 
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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.