Get Social at JWU Providence

More than 9,900 JWU students live, work and play in Providence’s dynamic city center. Life at our flagship campus is nonstop, with:

  • 100+ student-run clubs and organizations
  • Social events like Wildcat 5K After Dark, Spirit Week, comedians, bands + world-class speakers
  • 24 varsity sports competing at NCAA Division III level

The city is equally vibrant, with a thriving arts and music scene, professional sports and access to 400 miles of nearby coastline.

Residential Life

Choose from 13 residence halls, with housing options ranging from suites to apartment-style living. More than 50% of our students live on campus!

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Community Service & Volunteerism
Gender Equity Center
Health Services
Parent & Family Relations
Spiritual Life
Student Leadership


Our dining locations offer something for everyone, whether you’re craving a sit-down meal, a grab-and-go snack, or your Starbucks fix.

Clubs & Orgs

Do what you love at JWU! Choose from 100+ student clubs ranging from Ad Club to Anime, ballroom dancing to Quidditch. It’s easy to start your own, too!

Academic & Financial Resources

Essential resources at your fingertips, from how to find scholarships and academic support to where to buy books for tomorrow’s class.

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Study Abroad

Imagine studying eco-tourism in Costa Rica or learning fashion design in Paris. Choose from 40+ Study Abroad programs across 6 continents.

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Career Services

At JWU, we’re dedicated to building careers. Our wide range of services is designed to help you develop the skills to compete in the global economy.

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Off-Campus Services

Access all resources available to JWU's students who live off campus, including how to find housing off-campus.

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