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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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

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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'Hard Work, Determination, and Dedication.'

Arya Omshehe, RWU Law Class of 2023 Juris Doctor

Arya Omshehe, a third-year student at Roger Williams University School of Law, has been awarded first place in the 2022 James E. Beckley Securities Arbitration and Law Writing Competition . The honor was formally conferred...

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  • Victorious Verdict

    Brittney Ortiz 3L emerged victorious as part of the winning duo at the 16th annual ABA First Amendment and Media Law Diversity Moot Court competition vs. a team from Univ of Illinois College of Law and Harvard Law.

  • From the Community, for the Community

    Long before she was the Associate Dean of Student Life and Operations at Roger Williams University School of Law, Lorraine Lalli was an aspiring law student. On her admissions essay for RWU Law, she wrote about how she planned to use the skills she learned in law school to give back to the community.

  • A Courtroom Drama Worth Watching

    The closest many young lawyers get to the courtroom is through the legal dramas on their Netflix queues. Practical training is crucial, but the opportunities can be few for a less experienced lawyer

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