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Greetings and welcome to the Roger Williams University (RWU) family! As you are about to begin your personal and educational exploration here, you will learn more about yourself, the world and your place in it. The important information in this guide will help you plan your trip to Bristol and to address some of your initial arrival and settling-in questions.

The Intercultural Center (IC) will assist you in all aspects of your adjustment to living and studying in the United States. We are prepared to help you with questions about academics, immigration procedures and regulations, housing, employment and community life. The Intercultural Center is a place where cultures merge and students share their customs and traditions with the campus community. We hope that the Intercultural Center will become your home away from home, a place to relax in-between classes, meet people from all over the world and get involved in campus life.

We hope this guide is helpful and provides you with basic information for your arrival at Roger Williams University. If you have any questions, before or after your arrival, please feel free to contact us by phone (401) 254-3400 or email

It is important to check the website frequently for any updates or information you may need prior to your arrival.