Congratulations on your Acceptance!

Welcome to the RWU Law Community!
This site is your resource as you prepare to enter RWU Law this August and join the Class of 2026.


Make it Official!

If you haven't already secured your seat in our incoming class, don't wait any longer.


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Incoming Students Checklist

As your thoughts move from being accepted to getting ready, you will have many questions and items to complete. We have posted an Incoming Student Checklist that will ensure that you are prepared for August Orientation and the start of classes. Please be sure to review and complete all items and bookmark this page for future reference.

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Experience RWU Law

You don't need to wait until next fall to see what it's like to be an RWU Law student. We invite you to start learning about our community by attending our virtual admitted students events, watching our quick virtual tours, and to sitting in on a 1L class:

Admitted Students Events

Request an In-Person Tour

Tour RWU Law 

Tour Bristol, RI

Sit in on a Pre-Recorded 1L Torts Class

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Connect with the RWU Law Community

Your new law school community includes students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds and stretches from Bristol to Providence to Newport and beyond. Whether you have questions about where to live or where to find the best study spot - we've got you covered: check out Life @ RWU or reach out to one of our Student Admissions Counselors to find out what life is really like here at RWU Law!

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Connect with Classmates

We've created an exclusive GroupMe for our first-year law students - the Class of 2026!  Connect with future classmates, ask questions, and learn about upcoming special events in this private community.  Join today!

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Housing Resources

Most students aim to secure housing in the late Spring with a lease that begins in late July or early August. The Office of Admissions will provide updated information about off-campus listings in the Bristol area later in the semester. While not exhaustive, some resources are listed below. 

Housing Information

Apartment Checklist


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Financial Aid Checklist

Questions about how you will be able to finance your legal education?  We have two dedicated financial aid counselors to help you through the process!  Follow their comprehensive Financial Aid Checklist and if you have any specific questions reach out to them directly:

Law Students with Last Name A-K:  Kathryn Politano, Senior Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Law Students with Last Name L-Z:  Tina Bacon, Assistant Director of Financial Aid

If you have additional questions, please feel free to email our Admissions team or schedule a Zoom with an Admissions Counselor to speak directly. 



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