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    Admission Information

    Beginning Friday, May 1, 2015 at noon, the RWU Colleague system will be unavailable for a short time due to system upgrades. This will mean that you will not be able to register online, access your grades, request transcripts, etc. until the system is reactivated. We anticipate that the Colleague system will be available again by May 11, 2015. We will notify you when the system upgrade is complete and access is restored.

    Please submit all requests to and they will be processed based upon the date of receipt.

    To ensure that you are enrolled in the Summer and Fall course(s) of your choice, you are encouraged to register online for courses prior to May 1st. Students who cannot register by May 1st can take advantage of the following options:

    1. Contact your academic advisor who will complete the Summer and/or Fall registration form(s) on your behalf and document your request so SCS can manually enroll you in the course(s). Students who have questions regarding their assigned advisor can contact Mary Cooney at 401-254-4805 or
    2. Register online when the system upgrade is complete and access is restored.


    The School of Continuing Studies is committed to your educational success. We offer part-time opportunities for degree completion, career enhancement and personal enrichment through a variety of degree and certificate programs. We are looking for qualified students to join our unique community of adult learners where you will receive full-time support for part-time educational pursuits.

    How to Apply

    Undergraduate continuing studies enrollment proceeds in a unique two-step process: admittance and then acceptance. All prospective students, including those not seeking a degree, must file a formal Continuing Studies application. This application differs from the University application to reflect the open admissions policy found in undergraduate Continuing Studies.

    Contact the School of Continuing Studies to arrange a meeting (telephone or face-to-face) with an SCS Advisor to evaluate your existing credits and develop a preliminary educational plan to assist with your enrollment decision (at a minimum, unofficial transcripts will be required at this time). There is no financial obligation required at this point.

    Steps for Acceptance in Undergraduate Continuing Studies:

    1. Submit an official high school transcript or grade results of G.E.D.
    2. Submit official transcripts of all prior colleges attended, if applicable
    3. Submit official documentation of military training and experience, if applicable

    Submit official documentation of CLEP, DSST or other standardized exam results, if applicable:

    Roger Williams University
    Attn: School of Continuing Studies
    150 Washington Street, 2nd floor
    Providence, RI 02903
    Phone: 401-254-3530