Life at RWU & ISSS Resources

International Student and Scholar Services, along with the Roger Williams University community, are ready to support you with your unique needs as an international student. Please browse the following resources and contact or the International Ambassador team with any questions or concerns.

International Student and Scholar Services Programs

International Ambassador Program

Our International Ambassador team are peer mentors specifically selected for their international experience and enthusiasm for learning about others in the world. Every first-year international student is assigned a peer mentor to act as a student resource in students' first years and beyond.

International Ambassadors

Conversation Partners

Sponsored by the Tutoring Center, the Conversation Partners Program is open to any student who speaks English as a second language and would like to practice English conversation skills. Come and join our weekly group sessions led by writing tutors who have been trained in practicing conversation skills for people learning English. This program is for peer-to-peer practice in a low-pressure environment.
When: Wednesdays from 2:00-3:00
Where:GHH Room 105
Sign-up here (or just show up!)

Other Resources

Incoming Students - Please register your move-in date

Incoming first-year international students should contact the International Student and Scholar Services office to share travel plans to Bristol, RI ahead of time. Please follow this link to submit your information to the ISSS staff.
International Student Move-In
If you have any specific questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact the ISSS staff directly at
Information regarding travel logistics to Rhode Island can be found on our Entering the U.S. page.

Bag Storage During Summer Break
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