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:

  • Nearly 90 student-run clubs and organizations
  • Social events like Spirit Week, comedians, bands and world-class speakers
  • 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!

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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 90 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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