November Open House Virtual Information Fair
Join us for our November Open House Virtual Information Fair from the 16-20. Sign up to drop in on open office hours with departments from across campus. You can join at any time during the hour slot to ask your questions to faculty, staff and students across campus. As a thank you, when you attend 3 or more sessions, you'll receive an RWU Common Application Fee Waiver AND a FREE RWU T-shirt.
*Please note some sessions are offered as formal presentations and will begin at the start of the session.
|Name||Tuesday 11/17||Wednesday 11/18||Thursday 11/19||Friday 11/20|
|Admissions Information Session*||2 and 5 p.m.||2 and 5 p.m.||2 and 5 p.m.||2 p.m.|
|Anthropology+Sociology Office Hours||5 p.m.|
|Applied Math and Math Office Hours||3 p.m.|
|Architecture and Historic Preservation Office Hours||7 p.m.||7 p.m.|
|Athletics Office Hours||3 p.m.|
|Center for Career & Professional Development Office Hours||3 p.m.||3 p.m.|
|Chemistry and Biochemistry Office Hours||3 p.m.|
|Clubs, Organizations & Orientation Office Hours||7 p.m.|
|Communications & Media Studies, Journalism, Public Relations and Graphic Design, Web Development Office Hours||7 p.m.|
|*NEW* Criminal Justice, Cybersecurity and Forensic Science Office Hours||5 p.m.||5 p.m.|
|Dance Office Hours||3 p.m.|
|Education Office Hours||7 p.m.||7 p.m.||7 p.m.||7 p.m.|
|Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Management Office Hours||3 p.m.||5 p.m.|
|*NEW* English and Creative Writing Office Hours||7 p.m.|
|Financial Aid Office Hours||5 p.m.|
|Foreign Languages Office Hours|
|*NEW* Mario J. Gabelli School of Business (GSB) – All Majors Faculty Office Hours||5 p.m.||5 p.m.|
|Mario J. Gabelli School of Business (GSB) Overview Presentation||3 p.m.|
|History and Cultural Studies Office Hours||7 p.m.|
|*NEW* Honors Program||5 p.m.|
|How to Write a Great College Essay Presentation*||3 p.m.|
|Journalism Office Hours||5 p.m.|
|*NEW* Marine Biology, Aquarium Science, Biology and Environmental Science Office Hours||7 p.m.||7 p.m.|
|Music Office Hours||5 p.m.|
|Psychology Office Hours||3 p.m.|
|*NEW* Public Health Office Hours||7 p.m.|
|Public Relations Office Hours||3 p.m.||7 p.m.|
|QTRAC/Intercultural Center Office Hours||3 p.m.|
|Real Talk with the Admission Diversity Board Office Hours||3 p.m.||3 p.m.|
|Student Academic Support at RWU Office Hours||3 p.m.|
|Student Life at RWU Office Hours||7 p.m.||5 p.m.|
|Study Abroad Office Hours||5 p.m.|
|Theatre Office Hours||3 p.m.||3 p.m.|
|Tips and Trick to Applying Presentation*||3 p.m.|
|Live Student Narrated Virtual Campus Tour||3 and 6 p.m.||3 and 6 p.m.||3 and 6 p.m.||3 p.m.|
|Visual Arts Office Hours||5 p.m.|
On-Campus, In-Person Visit Opportunities
In-Person Campus Tours & Information Sessions
Join us for a student-led campus tour and an admission information session presented by a professional admission staff member. The 30-minute presentation will allow you to discover what makes Roger Williams University distinctive, and will cover information and tips about the application, scholarships, and the financial aid processes. During the 60-to-75-minute campus tour, you will explore all corners of campus with a current student who will share personal experiences and stories about the RWU community.
Information sessions and campus tours:
- Monday through Friday at 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
- Saturdays at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.
Please note: Starting on Wednesday, November 25, the University will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday. Our winter intersession begins on Monday, November 30 and ends on January 30. Our tour times will be adjusted during this time. Please note: this is still a full tour of campus. Staring on Monday, November 30, the tour times are listed below:
- Monday through Friday at 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.
- Saturdays at 9 a.m., 10 a.m, 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.
- No Sundays
Join us on Sundays at 10 a.m., 12 p.m. or 2 p.m. for a 60-minute student-led walking tour of campus.
The safety and well-being of your visit and for our staff that you will meet with is a top concern. When visiting campus, the following protocols have been put in place in coordination with the State of Rhode Island guidance and adhering to CDC recommendations.
- Tour sizes are limited. Please note that you must register prior to visiting campus. At this time we are unable to accommodate walk-ins.
- All visitors must wear a mask while visiting campus. As well, all admission staff members will wearing masks. Those without masks will not be provided a tour.
- The expectation is that all on campus will be practicing social distancing of at least six feet. Please listen to the tour guide for instructions on distancing throughout the tour.
- The tour will go through the majority of campus buildings to give visitors a full feel of the campus, but access to residence halls or the dining facility may be limited. A virtual tour of our residence halls is included as part of the information session.
- Hand sanitizer stations will be available throughout campus.
- A cleaning protocol is in place to ensure that commons spaces are frequently cleaned and disinfected.
- Your health and the health of our employees and students must be a part of our visit experience. If you or others are not feeling well, we ask you to reschedule your visit for another day.
- Please visit the State of Rhode Island: Department of Health website for any travel restrictions.
Virtual Connect Opportunities
We are offering virtual admission information sessions presented by a professional admission staff member three times a day. The 30-minute presentation will allow you to discover what makes Roger Williams University distinctive, and will cover information and tips about the application, scholarships, and the financial aid processes.
The information sessions:
- Monday through Thursday at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. and Friday at 2 p.m.
- Saturday sessions at 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
Want to visit campus but aren’t able to physically join us? Join us virtually! We're offering virtual campus tours narrated by a current RWU student who can answer questions live!
Virtual Campus Tours with a Tour Guide:
- Monday through Thursday at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m., Friday at 3 p.m.
- Saturday at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Want to view campus from the convenience of your home on your schedule? No problem – take our virtual campus tour any time!
We want to help meet the needs of students in the college search process so we are offering a number of special presentations throughout the year.
- Tuesdays at 3 p.m. Tips and Tricks to Applying
- Thursdays at 3 p.m. How to Write a Great College Application Essay
At this time, all of the presentations are virtual. Check the website often for new and additional offerings. We will add in-person presentations when we can but in the meantime please join us virtually!
Group and Counselor Visits
Due to concerns over health and safety, at this time, we are unable to schedule group visits.