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    Home is where the heart is, and at Roger Williams we believe your home away from home should be just as welcoming. With traditional residence hall rooms reserved for freshman and some sophomores, and suites and apartment-style living for upperclassmen, housing opportunities are endless. Our newest residence hall opened in fall 2009, and features a lounge area with amenities ranging from pool tables to a coffee house and convenience store.

    New to RWU?

    As an incoming student, you will receive a username and password for myRWU – our internal web portal at Roger Williams University – after you submit your tuition deposit. Through myRWU, you can fill out your roommate personality preference questionnaire. Once you receive your housing assignment, you can make changes to your meal plan selection anytime before the second week of classes.

    The University offers housing options for a variety of preference and lifestyles—from individual units to coed residence halls. The halls are fully wired for Internet access, and many feature lounges, study rooms, air conditioning and reserved space for students with special needs or interests.

    Six of our on-campus halls have views that overlook the waters of Mount Hope Bay and feature spectacular in-room views. Roger Williams also offers off-campus housing in a supervised environment via the University-operated Almeida Apartments and at the Baypoint Inn, just 2 miles from campus.  

    A new 350-bed residence hall in the northern portion of the RWU campus was just completed. The 120,000-square-foot facility provides 350 beds, as well as study areas, retail/cafe and lounge space.  This great new addition is LEED certifiable. 

    The Roger Williams Residence Life and Housing Office supervises a staff of trained resident assistants and residence education coordinators to help establish and enforce the policies governing dorm living. Resident assistants serve as unit leaders, disciplinarians, program facilitators and student advocates. This approach promotes and facilitates self-government, self-discipline and the acceptance of adult responsibility.  

    Whatever your preference, the University has a facility to match, and from the minute you settle in your dorm, you will start to feel at home.

    Questions? Call us at (401) 254-3161, or e-mail us at rwuhousing@rwu.edu