Roger Williams University is on a 143-acre campus in the small town setting of Bristol, Rhode Island, not far from Boston.
Roger Williams University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Roger Williams University does not have fraternities or sororities.
Roger Williams University has the Dance Club. In fact, more students participate in the Dance Club than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Roger Williams University include Campus Entertainment Network, Alternative Entertainment (AE), WQRI 88.3 FM and InterClass Council.
Roger Williams University students' favorite campus events are Student Involvement Fair, Spring Concert and Dance Club Show.
This table offers information on housing at Roger Williams University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||72%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||2,992|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||2,711|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||28%|
Roger Williams University offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Roger Williams University students live on campus. In 2022, 72% of undergrads at Roger Williams University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 28% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Roger Williams University. There are 2,992 spots available in on-campus housing for all 4,206 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 2,711 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.
Roger Williams University offers coed housing.
At Roger Williams University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Roger Williams University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Equestrian Sports||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Sailing||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Swimming And Diving||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Volleyball||Intercollegiate Club Teams||NCAA Division 3|
|Ice Hockey||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rugby||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ultimate Frisbee||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Roger Williams University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Roger Williams University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Roger Williams University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, Roger Williams University has Rave Guardian Emergency Communication App.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Roger Williams University, take Interstate 95 to Bristol, RI. If you need to fly, book your flight to T.F. Green airport.
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