Visit RWU

Connect With Us

We want to get to know you and for you to get to know us!  

We offer a variety of experiences to connect with our campus community and the Office of Admission. Our in-person and virtual offerings are dynamic and designed to provide our visitors with an in-depth look at the RWU experience and give you a sense of what it's like to be an RWU Hawk. We are adding experiences and sessions as we are able to, so please check back frequently, or contact us if you don’t see something that will work for you.


image of students sitting near the water in RWU's Bristol campusIn-Person Experiences

Tour campus to discover what makes Roger Williams University distinctive. 

Your visit experience includes an Admission Information Session provided by an admission team member and a student-led tour Monday through FridayA number of protocols have been put in place to protect both our campus community and our visitors.    

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image of student sitting on stone wall in front of Commons on RWU Bristol campusVirtual Experiences

Not able to visit? No worries! We've got you covered. In addition to a number of on-demand sessions, we also offer live virtual opportunities daily. This is your chance to interact with RWU students and staff and find our more about the RWU experience. 

Learn more about our Virtual Experiences

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Join our BBQ by the Bay events!

Do your summer plans include a great time by the water, meeting new people and starting to think more about your college search? Perfect! Then don't miss our BBQ by the Bay events from August 2 to 5. Take a student-led tour of campus, learn more about our academic schools and programs, and gain insight into the college search process, as well as, helpful tips for applying. Oh and try our first-rate food during a BBQ lunch.

Join us! 

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Join us August 10th -13th for Common App Live Week

We're offering special virtual presentations from August 10 to 13. Topics include Admission Tips and Tricks, How to Write a Great College Essay, and Navigating the College Search.

Join Us
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Virtual Presentations by Region or High School

See our special presentations tailored to a variety of regions and high schools. You can search by location or scroll through all upcoming events. 

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Transfer Admission Events

We know that prospective transfer students have different questions and needs from traditional, first-year students. That’s why we offer several transfer-specific visit experiences. We’re here to answer your questions and make your transition and process as seamless as possible. Events include transfer information sessions and one-on-one meetings with our transfer counselor.

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Transfer Visits

Attend an in-person or virtual admission event; get the information you need in a one-on-one appointment with our transfer admission counselor; or attend a virtual information fair in coordination with community colleges.

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Safe, Beautiful Bristol, Our Hometown

Love where you live! Bristol, RI, is ranked as one of the safest college towns in the country by, and recognized by Architectural Digest as one of the top small towns to visit in the United States. Learn more about Bristol, Rhode Island, and all the town and community has to offer.

Explore Bristol

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Take a Self-Guided Virtual Tour

Explore our campus now (in English or Spanish).

Explore Campus
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Admission Info Session Video

A great overview of RWU's undergraduate programs and features, with Amy Tiberio, Dean of Admission.

Learn about RWU
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First-Year Housing Video Tour

Check out housing options for first-year students with Danny DiCamillo, Assistant Director of Residence Life.

Tour First-Year Housing