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  • August 1st, 2015
    No Shuttle Service on Friday, August 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    In order to complete mandatory training for the shuttle drivers, there will be no shuttle service from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, August 7.

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  • July 31st, 2015
    Kayaks and Paddleboards Available on the Waterfront

    Kayaks and paddleboards are available for use from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. daily (weather permitting) on the Waterfont. 

    Waterfront staff will give newcomers a brief orientation and provide tidal information before sending paddlers off on Mt. Hope Bay.

    For more information, visit

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  • July 31st, 2015
    Temporary Help Needed at the Bookstore for Back to School

    If you are interested in working at the Bookstore for the first few weeks of school, please visit our website at We are looking for students to assist us with customers in the Bookstore, and receive, pack, and distribute textbook reservations from Monday, August 17 - Tuesday, September 8. If you have any questions, please call us at 401.254.3036. Thank you.

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  • July 31st, 2015
    Don't Delay — Order Your Textbooks Now at the Bookstore

    Now is the time to reserve your textbooks at the Bookstore to make sure that you are getting the correct books for your classes. You have the options of choosing new, used, rental or digital. Last year, students saved $589,432 by renting their textbooks through the Bookstore. Over 89% of our textbook list is available to rent. And over 66% of RWU students have rented through the Bookstore. Reserve your textbooks early to guarantee that your order is filled before school begins on Wednesday, August 26. Last Fall, we fulfilled over 2,800 orders. Keep in mind that if you order your textbooks during the first week of class, fulfilling your order may take up to 24 to 48 business hours. So don't delay — order today! All textbooks are fully returnable within the first week of class with a receipt. Textbooks must be in the same condition as was sold to you.

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  • July 25th, 2015
    Student Parking Permits Go On Sale August 1

    Permits for the 2015-2016 academic year go on sale August 1 for eligble students. Parking permits cost $165.00.

    Please make sure you order the correct permit for your housing assignment, and verify that your mailing address is correct. All orders placed between August 1 to 15 will be mailed directly to your home address! DO NOT LIST YOUR MAILING ADDRESS AS 1 OLD FERRY ROAD.

    Campus residents and students living at Almeida or Baypoint who order their permits after August 15 can pick them up at the campus main entrance. Those students picking up their permit from the main entrance must have the vehicle registration and student ID ready for verification.

    Commuters and Law Students will continue to have permits mailed to them after August 15.

    Permits must be properly displayed on any vehicle parked on University owned or operated properties no later than September 1. Avoid citations and purchase your permit early. For the latest rules and regulations go to: 



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  • July 23rd, 2015
    Pool Will Be Closed August 3-7

    The pool will be closed Monday, August 3 through Friday, August 7 for maintenance. Sorry for any inconvenience. We will re-open with an abbreviated schedule for lap swim hours on Monday, August 10. Please check the August lap swim calendar for schedule of days & times.

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  • July 21st, 2015
    Convocation Staff Volunteers Needed

    With the arrival of our new students just a short month away, it is time to ask for volunteers for New Student Convocation. This annual ceremony will take place on Saturday, August 22. Volunteers are need to help with day of preparation and the actual event, which begins at 2 p.m. on the athletic field. To volunteer, please email Deb Burgo in the Conferences Office at

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