Student Experience

Our Campuses

With our main campus in Bristol and our experiential campus in Providence - Rhode Island's capital city - RWU Law provides students with the best of both worlds for their law career.

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Life @ RWU Law

At RWU School of Law there are an engaging array of extracurricular resources and activities to make your time here productive and fulfilling.

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Diversity and Outreach

We offer an experience for all of our students that is enriched, challenging, and that reflects the diversity that we celebrate as part of our mission.

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Careers

Careers

Our faculty, staff, and courses are dedicated to helping you develop the deeply intellectual and philosophical understanding you’ll need to pass your bar exam and position yourself strategically to start your career.

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Academic Success

The Academic Success Program equips students with the academic tools they need to meet the challenges of law school and prepare for the bar exam.

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Student Finance and Records

Student Finance and Records

The Office of Student Finance and Records maintains the official academic records for current and former students.

Student Finance and Records Office
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Student Support

The Dean of Students Office promotes student success and is equipped to provide the appropriate resources and guidance for a wide variety of student needs and concerns.

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Doctor of Law

Curtis T. Haynes, RWU Class of 2019 Juris Doctor

Three years ago, Curtis T. Haynes was attending class, much as he does now – but in a very different setting, wearing a lab coat at the renowned Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University.

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Recent News

  • RWU Remembers Former President Natale A. Sicuro

    Natale A. Sicuro, the Roger Williams College president who led the name change to Roger Williams University and helped launch the RWU law school, died on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, in Seattle after a brief illness. He was 83.

  • From Farm to School

    Tappa's goal? To blend public service and business law -- bringing small farmers and elementary schools together to help kids develop healthy eating habits.

  • Governor Raimondo on RWU Law

    Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo recently sat down with Dean Michael Yelnosky to talk about law, legal education, and the increasingly vital role of RWU Law.