Area hotels sell out quickly, especially with several other local schools hosting their commencements the same weekend. Make your reservations early to ensure you have accommodations for this event. The Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau is a great resource for hotel options, dining suggestions and things to do while visiting the city. Please also consider the following JWU operated properties, both of which are located 10 minutes from campus:
Johnson & Wales Inn
508-336-8700 or 1-800-232-1772
213 Taunton Avenue, Seekonk, MA 02771
Radisson Airport Hotel401-739-30002081 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886
Where can I park my car when arriving at commencement? There are ample parking facilities in and around the city at various private lots. Rates will vary. ParkDowntownProvidence.com is a great resource to find lots and garages.
What’s the address for the Dunkin' Donuts Center (DDC)? It is One LaSalle Square, Providence, RI 02903. Get directions.
Is there a seating chart for the DDC? Yes. Review the End Stage Concert Seating diagram.
What’s the address for the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC)? It is 220 Weybosset Street, Providence, RI, 02903. Please review PPAC directions.
Is there a special section for wheelchairs? Yes. Please refer to the venue’s websites: DDC or PPAC.
Are wheelchairs provided? No. If a member of your party requires ambulatory assistance you must provide your own wheelchair.
Have other questions? Contact 401-598-4746, representatives will be able to answer your questions or refer you to someone who can give you the information you need.
Parents and other individuals who plan to visit campus and have questions about access to university facilities for individuals with disabilities may contact the Director of the Center for Academic Support at 401-598-4689.