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One Old Ferry Road
Bristol , Rhode Island 02809-2921

Disability Resource Office

Student Accessibility Services
1 Old Ferry Road
Bristol, RI 2809
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About Roger Williams University

Roger Williams University is a highly regarded educational institution nestled in the picturesque town of Bristol, Rhode Island. This private, not-for-profit university offers a comprehensive range of academic programs and has established itself as a hub of intellectual exploration and creativity.

Located in Bristol, a charming coastal New England town known for its historic charm and nautical traditions, Roger Williams University offers students a unique and inspiring learning environment. The campus itself is dotted with beautiful colonial-style buildings, expansive lawns, and breathtaking views of the nearby Mount Hope Bay. The surrounding area is rich in history, making it an ideal setting for intellectual pursuits, cultural exploration, and outdoor recreation.

As a four-year university, Roger Williams offers a diverse range of undergraduate and graduate programs across various fields of study. The university is particularly well-known for its programs in architecture, engineering, law, marine biology, criminal justice, and communications. Its rigorous academic curriculum is designed to foster critical thinking, problem-solving, and real-world application of knowledge.

Beyond its academic offerings, Roger Williams University is dedicated to providing students with a holistic and well-rounded college experience. The university boasts a vibrant campus life, with opportunities for involvement in extracurricular activities, clubs, and organizations. Students can immerse themselves in one of the many student-led clubs, participate in community service initiatives, or join one of the university’s competitive sports teams.

Furthermore, Roger Williams University values experiential learning and encourages students to engage in internships, research projects, and global study programs. These opportunities allow students to develop practical skills, gain professional experience, and broaden their horizons by immersing themselves in different cultures. The university’s extensive network of industry connections provides students with access to valuable internships and job placement opportunities.

The faculty at Roger Williams University is composed of accomplished scholars, practitioners, and experts in their respective fields. They are committed to excellence in teaching and are dedicated mentors who inspire students to reach their full potential. Small class sizes enable meaningful student-faculty interactions, fostering a supportive and collaborative learning environment.

Additionally, Roger Williams University prioritizes inclusion and diversity, supporting an inclusive campus culture where students from all backgrounds can thrive. The university offers various resources and support services to ensure student success, including academic advising, career counseling, tutoring, and wellness programs.

With its idyllic setting, strong academic programs, and commitment to student success, Roger Williams University stands as an institution that prepares students for success in their chosen careers while nurturing their personal growth. Whether students aspire to be leaders in their fields or seek to make a positive impact on society, Roger Williams University provides the tools, resources, and guidance necessary to achieve those goals.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations