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The Admission Office is busying reviewing student applications; reading essays, pouring over credentials, reading letters of recommendation while some of our faculty is reviewing portfolios for our Creative Writing, Architecture, Visual Arts, and Graphic Design Communication programs. Students who wish to be considered for our Dance program have come to RWU for their audition. We continue to receive applications every day so if you are considering applying to RWU don’t hesitate, come for a visit, call and speak to a member of our staff, or visit our website at www.rwu.edu. We offer tours at 9:00 and 12:30pm. There are a few exceptions so visit our campus tour site to register for a tour.
RWU students are presently taking their final exams while some have already begun their Christmas break. We will miss all of our students during this time especially many of our own Student Admission Assistants who will be going overseas to study this spring. They will be studying in Ireland, Spain, Australia, and Scotland etc.
So….at this time….The Admission staff wishes to extend to you and your families a wonderful holiday season. Stay safe and enjoy your time off from work and school. HAPPY NEW YEAR 2013Read More
This week begins our official welcome week to RWU. We are presently hosting an Orientation program for new international/transfer/freshman/graduate students and their families this week. However, many of our new students joined us during our June Orientation programs and we look forward to meeting all of you again during move in and convocation on Saturday, August 25th Our upperclassmen will be moving back on Monday, August 27th. We look forward to seeing everyone; we have missed you and look forward to hearing all about your great summer vacations!!!
Throughout the summer many offices on campus have been planning various programs for our incoming and returning students. Our entire freshman class will be participating in our fantastic and exciting 5th annual Community Connections program !!!!
Community Connections 2012
On August 27, 2012, approximately 1,200 members of the RWU community – including incoming students, current students, staff, and faculty – will represent the University in the local community during our 5th annual Community Connections program. Approximately 75 community-based, non-profit organizations will benefit from the energy and talent of RWU students, faculty and staff. Organizations may include nursing homes, park and recreation departments, schools, churches, and historic sites.
The Admission staff wishes everyone a wonderful and successful school year. Please stop in the Admission office to say hi and if we can assist you in anyway don’t hesitate to ask…….Read More
Welcome Class of 2016 and your families to RWU’s Orientation 2012. Since June 4th the University has hosted 4 summer orientation programs and our last orientation will be held on August 22nd and 23rd. It has been our pleasure to have met all of you and we look forward to seeing you again just before classes begin on August 29th. Please call us if you have any questions throughout this summer. We are glad to assist you anytime. Our office number is 1(800)458-7144 Ext 3500.
The Admission Office is open throughout the summer on Monday – Friday from 8:30-4:30pm and will be open on Saturday, August 4th and August 18th.
Come visit RWU this summer, learn all about us, and make it a family vacation while visiting our beautiful state. RI is hosting the America’s Cup World Series in Newport right now and in our own town of Bristol they will be holding its 227th 4th of July parade, the oldest continuous celebration of its kind in the US.
Check out for yourself the State of RI’s website at: http://www.visitrhodeisland.com/ for summer events but don’t forget to stop by, meet our Admission staff and students this summer we would enjoy spending time with you.
ENJOY YOUR SUMMERRead More
RWU celebrated its 42nd commencement this past Saturday, May 19th, 2012, on a beautiful, cloudless, sunny day. 1,120 students received their degrees; in addition 183 law school degrees were awarded on Friday, May 20th, 2012.
Madeline K. Albright, nominated by President William Clinton in 1966, former US ambassador to the United Nations, and 1st female Secretary of State, gave the commencement address. She urged our students to make sure everything you do “enriches your journey on this earth.”
On behalf of the Admission Office we want you to know that we will miss each and every one of you especially those who worked for the Admissions Office at RWU. We personally wish to thank Brittney, Katie, Marissa, Rosa, Amber, Hilary, Jackie, Julia and Kristen for your endless hours of devotion, tours, meeting with families, attending OPEN HOUSES and ACCEPTED STUDENT DAYS, answering phones and working on endless projects. You will always be remembered, truly missed, but we wish you a lifetime of happiness and success.
Until we meet again… Au revoir and enjoy !!!!!!!
THE ADMISSION STAFFRead More
It’s springtime and welcome to RWU’s website. It’s an exciting time of year. The winter (we hope) is behind us, the trees and flowers are beginning to bloom, it’s daylight longer, and if you would like to visit RWU we would enjoy meeting you !!!!
We offer tours Monday – Saturday. Please call our office to schedule a tour or register online at visit.rwu.edu.
Many of our recently Accepted students and their families have attended one of our Accepted Student Day programs since early March however, we have our last ASD scheduled for this Sunday, April 1st, from 9:00-3:00pm. It is a great opportunity for accepted students to tour our campus, visit our residence halls, speak to faculty and Deans about your major, meet one-on-one with a financial aid counselor, meet our student leaders and athletes, hear from our President Dr. Donald Farish and spend some time with faculty , staff and students. You can call our office to register or you can RSVP for this program at http://accepted.rwu.edu/ASD
On April 18th, from 12:30-4:00pm we are hosting an OPEN HOUSE at RWU. This event is a great program for all especially juniors who are beginning the college search process. The Admission Office provides information sessions in which we discuss our 42 majors, our admission requirements, you can meet representatives from various academic departments, learn about our support services, honors program, student athletics, financial aid and enjoy a tour of campus during the day.
We look forward to seeing you on campus. Please contact our Office of Undergraduate Admission at 1 (800) 458-7144, Ext.3500 to schedule your visit or register online for our April 18th OPEN HOUSE at: http://you.rwu.edu/openhouse.
Have a great Spring !!!!!!Read More