Last Spring 2018 Edition of "This Week at Roger" Newsletter to Distribute on May 23

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Due to the limited number of events and campus announcements during the summer break, the university newsletter, "This Week at Roger," will suspend weekly distribution after sending a final issue on Wednesday, May 23. "This Week at Roger" will resume its normal weekly distribution schedule — Wednesday at 3 p.m. — in August 2018.

If you wish to get an an event or campus announcement into the May 23 issue of "This Week at Roger," please submit your details by 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 23. Fill out the Submit an Event form to get your event included on the University Events Calendar. Visit the Submit a Campus Announcement form to share an announcement with the campus community on the Campus Announcements page.

Summer Dining Hours

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Upper Commons

Thursday, May 17 and Friday, May 18
Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Lunch: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Dinner: 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
*Continuous Service is available*

Saturday, May 19 – Saturday, May 26: Closed
Sunday, May 27: Dinner only, 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.                                                

Summer Hours begin Monday, May 28* (7-days a week)

Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Lunch: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Dinner: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
*Fourth of July: no lunch service

Thursday, May 17 (last day of operation for the summer)
Continental breakfast only: 7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Law School Bistro
Monday, April 30 - Friday, May 11: closes at 1:00 p.m.

Lower Commons
Wednesday, May 16: 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 17 and Friday, May 18: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 19: 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 20: Closed

Monday, May 21 – Friday, May 25 (closed weekends)
Continental Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Lunch: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
*the Lower Commons will be open during Orientation weeks for lunch only*

Café Express and Global Café
Wednesday, May 16: closes for the summer at 2:00 p.m.

Hawk’s Nest
Wednesday, May 16: closes at 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 17: 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Friday, May 18: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 19: 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
*the Hawk’s Nest will be open during Orientation days*

Wednesday, May 16: closes at 8:00 p.m.


Employee Parking Permit Renewals

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Many employee parking stickers are due to expire on May 31, 2018. Employees should log on using their network log on to renew their permits for every vehicle they have on file. Please go to and order today. Permits will be sent directly to your mailing address. Any questions? Please email

Leaving Your Car on Campus for the Summer?

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Need a place to store your car for the summer? Please park in the parking garage (2nd floor) for the duration. Vehicle must have a valid parking permit! Vehicles parked for an extended period of time in any other lot may be subject to ticketing and towing. 

Students, employees, and visitors park at Roger Williams University at their own risk and without any liability to the University. Roger Williams University assumes no responsibility or liability for fire, theft, damage to or loss of any automobile or any article left therein. Only permission to park is granted and no bailment is created.