Life on Campus

Get Social at JWU Providence

Nearly 5,000 JWU students live, work and play in Providence’s dynamic city center. Life at our flagship campus is nonstop, with:

  • More than 100 student-run clubs and organizations
  • Events and traditions like Weeks of Welcome, Homecoming & Family Weekend/Wildcat Wahoo and One Ton Sundae
  • 15 varsity athletic teams 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 8 residence halls, with housing options ranging from suites to apartment-style living. More than 50% of our students live on campus!

Meet Our Residential Life Staff


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

Student Engagement

Do what you love at JWU! Get involved in 100+ clubs and organizations, participate in leadership programming, and attend campus events and traditions. Student engagement provides transformational experiences for students, families and student leaders to set the foundation for a student’s journey as a wildcat for life.

Explore Our Programs:
Community Service & Volunteerism
Parent & Family Relations
Student Engagement

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 50+ 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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