Administrative Offices

At Roger Williams University, we are committed to excellence in all we do. Our administrative departments support the amazing faculty, staff and students that make RWU a great place to be.

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The Office of the Bursar provides a variety or professional and efficient service to our students, families and colleagues whilst safeguarding university assets. These include, payment options and planning, ID account, collecting & processing payment, billing statements via (SAC), posting to tuition accounts, processing deposits & refunds, and providing tax information. 

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Capital Projects

The Office of Capital Projects is responsible for managing the planning, design and construction of all capital construction projects on the Bristol, Portsmouth and Providence campuses.

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RWU has so much to offer, and Conferences helps plan, coordinate and celebrate University and public events.  Find information on weddings at RWU, available facilities, request forms, and request an event.

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Environmental Health and Safety

EHS develops and implements programs aimed at protecting the safety and well-being of the campus community. EHS helps ensure compliance with local, state and federal statutes, as well as regulations pertaining to occupational health, safety and environmental protection. You’ll find information on chemical, occupational, fire, & transportation safety, emergency response and evacuation, safety notices and the EHS handbook.

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The Office of Facilities Management is responsible for the operation and maintenance of buildings and grounds on the Bristol, Portsmouth and Providence campuses. Resources include the work order system, emergency service info, and ongoing capital projects.

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The Finance Office provides timely, reliable, financial information to support operations and management decisions and to promote the University's strategic plan. Resources include budget information, policies, FAQs, and resources & forms.

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General Counsel

OGC protects and advances the legal interests of the University by providing representation, advice, research, opinions, policy writing and training on behalf of the University. Resources include forms & agreements, policies, conflict of interest program, and collective bargaining contracts.

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Human Resources

HR is responsible for areas that include employment, benefits, human resources information/records management, compensation, policies, training and labor relations. 

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Information Technology

IT provides access to teaching, learning, research, administrative, and communication technologies through infrastructure, customer support, and technical leadership. The site contains a suite of links to student, faculty & staff services, IT discounts, policies and more.

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Institutional Research

IR provides central information and analytical support for university decision making, planning, enrollment management and assessment activities to help Roger Williams University fulfill its mission. Resources include externally available detailed data, internal use data links, and a list of valuable externally based resources to support members of the RWU community in daily research, planning, and assessment activities.

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Mail Services & Copy Center

The University Mail & Copy Center picks up and delivers all mail for and throughout the University. It includes incoming, outgoing & interdepartmental mail, copy services, and supply ordering.

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The Marketing and Communications (MarCom) team brings the Roger Williams University story to life. Partner with us on university work and stories, view brand guidelines, and access resources.

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Payroll is a critical department within the University’s Finance office. Resources include pay schedules & calendars, payroll forms and ADP eTime links and resources.

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Public Safety

The Department of Public Safety strives to provide a safe and secure environment conducive to living and learning. Resources include information about crime prevention, bias incidents/hate crimes, sexual assault & dating violence, parking & transportation, clery reports and building access & key control.

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The Purchasing Office helps to insure informed purchasing decisions and to improve procurement effectiveness for University departments. Resources include P-Card, policies & procedures, stationery ordering & vendor guidelines.

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