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Beginning Friday, May 1, 2015 at noon, the RWU Colleague system will be unavailable for a short time due to system upgrades. This will mean that you will not be able to register online, access your grades, request transcripts, etc. until the system is reactivated. We anticipate that the Colleague system will be available again by May 11, 2015. We will notify you when the system upgrade is complete and access is restored.

Please submit all requests to registrar@rwu.edu and they will be processed based upon the date of receipt.

To ensure that you are enrolled in the Summer and Fall course(s) of your choice, you are encouraged to register online for courses prior to May 1st. Students who cannot register by May 1st can take advantage of the following options:

  1. Contact your academic advisor who will complete the Summer and/or Fall registration form(s) on your behalf and document your request so SCS can manually enroll you in the course(s). Students who have questions regarding their assigned advisor can contact Mary Cooney at 401-254-4805 or mcooney@rwu.edu.
  2. Register online when the system upgrade is complete and access is restored.

 

There are tailored options available to you for a variety of academic services. Below, you will find the different programs and centers that we strongly encourage each student to utilize. Additionally, there is a link to bring you to each webpage if you would like to find more information, or to make an appointment.

Center for Academic Development (CAD)

RWU's Center for Academic Development provides programs and services to foster student success, encourage academic excellence, support retention initiatives and promote intellectual curiosity. The CAD offers academic support to students through a wide array of programs and services designed to assist all undergraduate students in their effort to achieve academic success.

The Center for Academic Development is primarily comprised of Tutoring Support Services and Student Accessibility Services.

Tutoring Support Services (TSS) offers peer tutoring in writing, math, introductory sciences and foreign language. The Math and Writing Centers also provide faculty tutoring. All TSS programs and services are free of charge.

Tutoring is offered in:

  • Writing
  • Math
  • Core subjects
  • Introductory Science
  • Foreign Language

You may also find free video tutorials via the Khan Academy http://www.khanacademy.org/

A general link is available to help with homework and assignments as needed through http://www.askri.org

Student Accessibility Services (SAS)

Student Accessibility Services (SAS) is another integral part of the CAD. Professional staff members in SAS are available for documentation evaluation and to determine reasonable and appropriate academic accommodations for students with disabilities (learning, medical, physical, etc.) in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA).

University Career Center

Roger Williams University has a Career Center that directly supports the mission of the University by promoting the school’s core value of “Preparation for  career or future study” by providing on-going educational opportunities for students and alumni to learn to manage their careers successfully. A particular emphasis is placed on providing opportunities to meet with employers and school recruiters through events and open venues. 

Career Services include:

  • Individual career counseling
  • Resume and cover letter develoment
  • Co-op/Internship program preparation and coordination
  • Job search assistance and interview preparation
  • HAWK'S HUNT searchable employment database
  • Graduate school information and applicatino assistance
  • Assessment of occupational interests, personality preferences, skills, values and leisure pursuits and how they relate to career choice
  • Career library

The Career Center also offers many signature programs including the Career Fair, on-campus recruitment, networking receptions and dining etiquette courses.