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Don't just dream your future, live it.

Every aspect of our school - from classes that fit your schedule to our community partners - is designed to meet your needs as a student and help you take your place in the larger community.

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By applying to University's College's School of Professional and Continuing Studies, you are taking the first steps toward success and discovering the SPCS difference. We think beyond the traditional school experience to provide you what you need – whether that’s a professional certificate, an undergraduate degree, career development training, or more. And we do it in a way that is affordable and provides you with incredible value.

To get started on your journey with us please follow the prompts below.

New & Returning Students select your term:

Spring 2019  Fall 2019

Visiting Students select your term: 

Spring 2019 Summer 2019 Fall 2019

Accelerated Certificate Students: 

Fast-Track Certificate 

Instructions filling out the Application

New Students

Please Note: This application is intended for those applicants interested in enrolling in an undergraduate degree or certificate program through University's College's School of Professional and Continuing Studies at RWU. If you are interested in applying to a graduate program or to the full-time day program, please visit

There is a $50.00 non-refundable fee in order for you application to be processed. Please send the application fee to 1 Empire Street, Providence, RI 02903. We will alert you of the receipt of your electronic application and hold it until we receive the application fee. Application fees are waived for military personnel and returning students.

Military Students

If you are a member of the military, you do not need to submit your official high school or grade results of G.E.D

Visiting Students

Visiting student--welcome!  University's College's School of Professional and Continuing Studies (UC) will email you your student ID number. Please remit payment online for your course(s) within 48 hours of receiving your student ID number. If payment is not remitted within ten (10) business days of receipt of your application, you will be administratively withdrawn from the course(s). Your online payment can be made at: