Apr 04, 2020  
2019-2020 University Catalog 
    
2019-2020 University Catalog

Roger Williams University and Roger Williams University School of Law Non-Discrimination Policy


Roger Williams University and Roger Williams University School of Law do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis in admission to, access to, employment in, and treatment in its programs and activities.

Inquiries regarding the application of this Non-Discrimination Policy may be referred to the following:

  • Thomas McDonough, Assistant Vice President of Human Resources,
    Roger Williams University, One Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809,
    Telephone: 401-254-3028;
  • Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights,
    U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-1100,
    Telephone: 1-800-421-3481; or
  • Boston Office, Office for Civil Rights,
    U.S. Department of Education, 8th Floor, 5 Post Office Square, Boston, MA 02109-3921,
    Telephone: 617-289-0111.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Coordinator and Coordinator of the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 is Flora Prestipino, Employment Manager, Roger Williams University, One Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809, Telephone: 401-254-3028.

The Coordinator of Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972 is Jennifer M. Stanley, Associate Dean & Director of Gender & Sexuality Center, Roger Williams University, One Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809, Telephone: 401-254-3123.

The Coordinator of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is Lisa Landreman, PhD, Assistant Vice President and Dean of Student Life,Roger Williams University, One Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809, Telephone: 401-254-3042.


Roger Williams University reserves the right to modify the requirements for admission and graduation, to change the program of study, to amend any regulation affecting the student body, to increase tuition and fees, and to dismiss from Roger Williams University any student at any time, if it is deemed by the University to be in the best interest of the University or the student to do so. Nothing in this Catalog may be considered as setting forth terms of a contract between a student or prospective student and Roger Williams University.


Roger Williams University is committed to assisting all members of the RWU community in providing for their own safety and security. As required by federal law, each year RWU prepares an annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report. The Reports contain information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as crime prevention, fire safety, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by RWU, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the RWU campus, as well as fire statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported fires that occurred in RWU residence halls. You may obtain a copy of these reports by contacting the Admissions Office or by accessing the following websites: