Plan Your Visit

Deciding which law school is the right fit for you can be one of the most difficult yet important decisions you will ever make. With that in mind, we invite you to visit our beautiful seaside Main Campus in Bristol and our urban Experiential Campus in downtown Providence!

Tours

We are now scheduling visits at our Main Campus in Bristol and at our Experiential Campus in Providence.

Bristol (Main Campus):

During your visit at our Main Campus in Bristol, you can meet one-on-one with an admissions counselor, sit in on a 1L class (pending availability), and/or take a tour with a student ambassador. Visits are available during our regular business hours, Monday-Friday. Weekend visits are unavailable at this time. Please register online for a tour/meeting/class observation in Bristol, and a member of our admissions team will contact you to confirm your visit.  Please note that your visit is not confirmed until you receive notification from the Office of Admissions. You can also schedule a visit by contacting us at (401) 254-4555 or at admissions@rwu.edu.

Tour the Bristol Campus

Providence (Experiential Campus):

RWU Law now offers visits at our Experiential Campus in downtown Providence. This campus is designed to allow upper-level students access to clinics and externships, while being able to take advantage of a selection of elective courses in the city. This facility opened in 2016 and is available for tours and meetings with admissions counselors on Mondays and Fridays at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM.  Please register online for a tour/meeting in Providence, and a member of our admissions team will contact you to confirm your visit.  Please note that your visit is not confirmed until you receive notification from the Office of Admissions. You can also schedule a visit by contacting us at (401) 254-4555 or at admissions@rwu.edu

Tour the Providence Campus

Info Sessions

You may also register to attend an upcoming Info Session at RWU Law, which are typically offered in the fall, winter, and early spring.  Info Sessions are typically offered at our Main Campus in Bristol, but we expect to add Providence dates for your convenience in the future.

Off-Campus Recruiting

We may also be in your state! RWU Law will be on the road attending law fairs throughout the country. Recruiting season typically runs from September- November.  If you are interested in one of our admissions professionals traveling to your school or university for a private visit, please contact the Office of Admissions at (401) 254-4555 or at admissions@rwu.edu.

Whether we meet you on campus or on the road, we look forward to meeting you soon!

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.

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.