Experience RWU Law

Deciding which law school is the right fit for you can be one of the most difficult yet important decisions you will ever make.  With that in mind, we invite you to learn more about our community.  We look forward to seeing you at our beautiful seaside Main Campus in Bristol, but we also invite you to engage with us through all of our resources that will be available throughout the semester: information sessions, panels, law school fairs and forums, and additional events. We look forward to meeting you soon!
Tours of RWU Law & Bristol, RI 

We know that getting a sense of place is important when considering your options for law school. Use these resources to help you see yourself in the place that we call home. 

Campus Visits
Click the link above to schedule an in-person campus visit of our Main Campus in Bristol, RI. 

Virtual Tour - RWU Law
We put together a quick tour of the law school to make sure you have the chance to meet some of the staff and administrators that you will interact with if you decide to join our community.

Virtual Tour - Bristol, RI
You’ve never been to Bristol, RI? No problem – here’s a quick tour of our seaside hometown.

Info Sessions for Prospective Students

We will be hosting a number of information sessions throughout the semester - both in person and on Zoom. In these sessions, you will learn about RWU Law, the law school application process, and receive answers to your questions about applying to law school. To register for an Info Session, please click on your preferred date below. 

Check back for 2022 dates.

Panels with the RWU Law Admissions Team

Join members of our RWU Law community as they join other law schools from around the region and the country to discuss various topics related to law school and the the admissions process.  

July 27, 2022 @ 1:30pm, CT
UT Austin PreLaw Panel - virtual panel

August 25, 2002 @ 4:00pm, ET
East Meets West Coast Law Consortium: Admissions 101: Real Talk - virtual panel

September 8, 2022 @ 10am, ET
East Meets West Coast Law Consortium: Applying to Law School - Connecticut Law Fair, North Haven, CT

September 23, 2022 @ 12pm, CT
East Meets West Coast Law Consortium: Admissions 101 - Harold Washington Library Center, Chicago Public Library, Author's Room (7th Floor)

September 30, 2022 @ 3:45pm, CT
Law School Admissions Partnership: Helping Applicants Explore Law School Outside of their Regions - MAPLA Conference, Minneapolis, MN

October 11, 2022 @ 10am, ET
East Meets West Coast Law Consortium - Providence Law Fair, Providence, RI

October 18, 2022 @ 5:30-6:30pm, ET
Salve Regina University PreLaw Panel - Newport, RI

Law Fairs & LSAC Forums

The Admissions Office will participate in various law fairs and LSAC Forums throughout the year.  You can connect with members of our Admissions team at the events listed below. 

July 23, 2022 @ 11am - 3pm, ET
Washington DC Law School Fair - Washington, DC

September 9, 2022 @ 11am - 2pm, ET
Connecticut Law Fair - North Haven, CT

September 10, 2022 @ 1 - 4pm, ET
Boston Law Fair - Boston, MA

September 16, 2022 @ 6:30 - 8:30pm, ET
9th Annual National HBCU PreLaw Expo - Washington, DC

September 17, 2022 @ 10:30am - 3:30pm, PT
WCC San Francisco Law Fair - San Francisco, CA

September 24, 2022 @ 10am - 5pm, CT
LSAC Chicago Forum - Chicago, IL

September 26, 2022 @ 12 - 8pm, PT
Vancouver Law School Fair - Vancouver, Canada

September 27, 2022 @ 6:30 - 8:30pm, PT
WCC Vancouver Law Fair - Vancouver, Canada

September 28, 2022 @ 10am - 2pm, ET
University of Detroit Mercy Law Day - Detroit, MI

September 30, 2022 @ 10am - 1pm, ET
University at Albany Annual Law School Fair - Albany, NY

October 1, 2022 @ 10am - 5pm, ET
LSAC Miami Forum - Miami, FL

October 3, 2022 @ 12 - 3pm, CT
MAPLA Law School Fair at the University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN

October 3, 2022 @ 5 - 6:30pm, ET
University of Rhode Island: Meet the Law School Admissions Officers - Kingston, RI

October 4, 2022 @ 12 - 3pm, ET
Greater Pittsburgh Law Fair - Pittsburgh, PA

October 4, 2022 @ 11am - 3pm, CT
MAPLA UW-Madison Law School Expo - Madison, WI

October 5, 2022 @ 1 - 4pm, ET
Joint University of South Carolina/Furman University Law School Fair - Columbia, SC

October 7, 2022 @ 12 - 7pm, ET
LSAC Atlanta Forum - Atlanta, GA

October 11, 2022 @ 11am - 3pm, ET
Providence Law Fair - Providence, RI

October 12, 2022 @ 11am - 2pm, ET
University of Maryland Law School Fair - College Park, MD

October 12, 2022 @ 12 - 3pm, ET
UCONN Law School Fair - Storrs, CT

October 12, 2022 @ 3 - 5pm, ET
New Jersey's 40th Annual Law School Admissions Day - Montclair, NJ

October 12, 2022 @ 4 - 8pm, ET
Washington DC Law School Fair at George Washington University - Washington, DC

October 14, 2022 @ 12 - 7pm, ET
LSAC New York Forum - New York City, NY

October 15, 2022 @ 10am - 5pm, ET
LSAC New York Forum - New York City, NY

October 16, 2022 @ 9am - 3pm, ET
LatinoJustice 40th Annual Law Day - New York City, NY

October 18, 2022 @ 10am - 2pm, ET
Florida A&M University Law Day - Tallahassee, FL

October 19, 2022 @ 10am - 2pm, ET
Florida State University Graduate and Law School Fair - Tallahassee, FL

October 19, 2022 @ 11:30am - 1:30pm, ET
Rhode Island College Graduate School Fair - Providence, RI

October 19, 2022 @ 12 - 3pm, ET
Greater Pittsburgh Law Fair - Pittsburgh, PA

October 22, 2022 @ 3 - 6pm, ET
LSAC Digital Forum - virtual event

October 24, 2022 @ 10am - 1pm, MT
WAPLA University of Denver Law School Fair - Denver, CO

October 25, 2022 @ 10am - 1pm, MT
WAPLA University of Utah Law School Fair - Salt Lake City, UT

October 26, 2022 @ 10am - 1pm, MT
WAPLA Brigham Young University Law School Fair - Provo, UT

October 27, 2022 @ 12 - 3pm, MT
WAPLA University of Arizona Law School Fair - Tucson, AZ

October 28, 2022 @ 10am - 1pm, MT
WAPLA Arizona State University Law School Fair - Tempe, AZ

October 29, 2022 @ 10am - 5pm, PT
LSAC Los Angeles Forum - Los Angeles, CA

November 1, 2022 
WAPLA University of Nevada, Las Vegas Law School Fair - Las Vegas, NV

November 2, 2022 @ 12:30 - 3:30pm, ET
Providence College Graduate & Professional Schools Fair - Providence, RI

November 2, 2022 @ 1 - 4pm, ET
Roger Williams University Graduate School Fair - Bristol, RI

November 3, 2022 @ 12 - 4pm, ET
Hampton University Graduate & Professional School Fair - Hampton, VA

November 3, 2022 @ 2 - 4pm, ET
UMASS Dartmouth Professional & Graduate School Fair - Dartmouth, MA

November 4, 2022 @ 10am - 12pm, ET
Phi Alpha Delta Law Expo - Arlington, VA

November 5, 2022 @ 10am - 5pm, CT
LSAC Houston Forum - Houston, TX

November 7, 2022 
WAPLA University of Oregon Law School Fair - Eugene, OR

November 8, 2022 @ 10am - 1pm, PT
WAPLA Portland State University Law School Fair - Portland, OR

November 10, 2022 @ 12:30 - 3:30pm, ET
John Jay College of Criminal Justice Graduate & Professional School Fair - New York City, NY

November 11, 2022 @ 12 - 7pm, ET
LSAC Boston Forum - Boston, MA

November 19, 2022 @ 3 - 6pm, ET
LSAC Digital Forum - virtual event

February 3, 2023 @ 3 - 6pm, ET
LSAC Digital Forum - virtual event

 

Close Course Type Descriptions

Course Types

We have classified RWU Law classes under the following headers. One of the following course types will be attached to each course which will allow students to narrow down their search while looking for classes.

Core Course

Students in the first and second year are required to take classes covering the following aspects of the law—contracts, torts, property, criminal law, civil procedure, and constitutional law, evidence, and professional responsibility.  Along with these aspects, the core curriculum will develop legal reasoning skills.

Elective

After finishing the core curriculum the remaining coursework toward the degree is completed through upper level elective courses.  Students can choose courses that peak their interests or courses that go along with the track they are following.

Seminar

Seminars are classes where teachers and small groups of students focus on a specific topic and the students complete a substantial research paper.

Clinics/Externships

Inhouse Clinics and Clinical Externships legal education is law school training in which students participate in client representation under the supervision of a practicing attorney or law professor.  RWU Law's Clinical Programs offer unique and effective learning opportunities and the opportunity for practical experience while still in law school.