COVID-19 Update: The Bursar's Office is OPEN for business!

Your concerns are important to us, so our staff is working both remotely and in-person at the Bursar's Office. To reduce the amount of walk through traffic and unnecessary exposure in our office, please contact us via email or phone if possible. Send an email to bursar@rwu.edu or call 401 254-3520 Monday through Friday from 8:30 to 4:30.

Stay safe and healthy!


Welcome to the Office of the Bursar. It is our mission to provide professional and efficient service to our students, families and colleagues whilst safeguarding university assets. We are here to assist you!

The specific responsibilities of this department include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assisting with payment options and planning
  • Applying funds to your RWU ID card
  • Collecting payment on delinquents accounts
  • Issuing billing statements via Student Account Center (SAC) 
  • Processing payments
  • Posting debits and credits to tuition accounts
  • Processing university deposits
  • Refunding overpaid accounts

The policy and procedures administered in the Office of the Bursar may be federal, state, institutional or departmental. Our goal is to ensure that proper policy and procedure preside in all circumstances.

It is our intent to deliver exemplary customer service and foster a welcoming and proactive environment for our students, families and colleagues.

Office Hours

Monday—Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Payment Due Dates

  • Fall semester: July 1st
  • Spring semester: January 2nd

Helpful Links

Financial Aid
Student Refund Policy