Visit Us This Summer!

It's the perfect time to take in our beautiful seaside location while learning about all RWU has to offer.

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Join Us! BBQ By The Bay - July 29 & August 16

Explore our Bristol campus and gain useful insights into the college admission process. No matter where you are in the college search process, you'll gain advice and tips in fun, engaging sessions. The day will include a campus tour and advice sessions such as navigating the college search, and tips and tricks for applying. Plus, you'll enjoy a delicious BBQ! 

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Campus Visits and Information Sessions All Summer!

We're around all summer, so pick a day and time that works with your schedule. You'll learn more about admission, scholarships, and our academic programs while taking in the breathtaking water views along Mount Hope Bay on our Bristol campus. Information sessions and campus tours are generally held every Monday through Friday at 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Make a reservation today!

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Nothing Quite Like Summer In Rhode Island

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Spend the Day in Bristol

The historic shipbuilding town of Bristol is filled with unique shops, waterfront dining and galleries. With miles of bike paths and Colt State Park close by, it's easy to extend your time in Bristol and make a day of it. And did you know Bristol's Annual Fourth of July parade, established in 1875, is the oldest continuous celebration of its kind? There is no better time of year to visit the quintessential New England town that RWU calls home. 

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shopping in Newport

Take a Short Drive to Newport

Just a half-hour drive from campus you'll find the vibrant coastal community of Newport. Enjoy beaches, al fresco dining, Gilded Age mansions, the stunning 3.5 mile Cliff Walk and more at this vacation hotspot. Newport is home to the International Tennis Hall of Fame, renowned Sailing Regattas, and annual Folk and Jazz Music Festivals. Perfect for a quick afternoon stop or an extended vacation!

Discover Newport this Summer
Waterfire in Providence

Enjoy RI's Capital City, Providence

In addition to being home to our School of Continuing Studies, MBA program and the experiential campus for RWU's School of Law, Providence has a thriving arts community, a renowned restaurant scene, and historic and cultural sites. Also, summer is the time to experience Providence's signature event - WaterFire - an award-winning fire sculpture held on three rivers downtown.

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