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TF Green Airport

If you arrive 7am -10pm, we’ll take you to your residence hall.

Peter Pan Bus

This runs from Boston's Logan Airport to Providence. From the station, take a taxi to our hotel.

 

AMTRAK Train

Take a taxi from the station to our hotel.

 

Travel Issues 

 

Taxis from the Station

Go outside the bus/train station. Take a taxi (US $30) to our hotel, at your own cost. 

Delays & Cancellations

While we cannot guarantee pick up services or room reservation for last minutes changes, we will make our best effort to meet your needs.

Email us or call:

  •  8:30am-4:30pm: 401-598-4669
  • 4:30pm-8:30am: 401-598-1103

Fall Term (2017)

  • Travel Form Due Date: Aug. 4
  • Hotel/Transportation Arrival: Aug. 27-30
  • Residence Hall Arrival: Aug. 27
  • Mandatory Immigration Check-In: Aug. 28
  • ESL Placement Exam, Graduate Students: Aug. 30, 10am
  • ESL Placement Exam, Undergraduate Students: Aug. 29, 10am
  • Institutional TOEFL Exam: Aug. 30, 1pm
  • Graduate Studies Orientation: Sept. 5
  • First Day of Classes: Sept. 5

Winter Term (2017)

  • Travel Form Due Date: Nov. 3
  • Hotel and Transportation Arrival: Nov. 19-20
  • Residence Hall Arrival: Nov. 20
  • Mandatory Immigration Check-In: Nov. 20
  • ESL Placement Exam, Graduate Students: Nov. 21, 10am
  • ESL Placement Exam, Undergraduate Students: Nov. 21, 10am
  • Institutional TOEFL Exam: Nov. 21, 1pm
  • Graduate Studies Orientation: Nov. 28
  • First Day of Classes: Nov. 28

JWU will close early (1pm) on Nov. 22 and remain closed from Nov. 23-26 for the Thanksgiving holiday. No transportation or housing assistance will be available on these dates.


 Spring Term (2018)

  • Travel Form Due Date: Feb. 2
  • Hotel and Transportation Arrival: Feb. 25- 28
  • Residence Hall Arrival: Feb. 26
  • Mandatory Immigration Check-In: Feb. 26
  • ESL Placement Exam: Graduate Students: Feb. 28, 10am
  • ESL Placement Exam, Undergraduate Students: Feb 27, 10am
  • Institutional TOEFL Exam: Feb 28, 1pm
  • Graduate Studies Orientation: March 6
  • First Day of Classes: March 6

Summer Term (2018)

  • Travel Form Due Date: May 4
  • Hotel and Transportation Arrival: May 29-30
  • Residence Hall Arrival: May 29
  • Mandatory Immigration Check-In: May 29
  • ESL Placement Exam: Graduate Students: May 30, 10am
  • ESL Placement Exam, Undergraduate Students: May 30, 10am
  • Institutional TOEFL Exam: May 30, 1pm
  • Graduate Studies Orientation: June 4
  • First Day of Classes: June 4

TOEFL Exam

Students who attain a qualifying ESL Placement Test score will have the opportunity to take the Institutional TOEFL Exam.

$25 fee; photo ID required.

Up to 2 complimentary nights in our residence hall, as the university sees fit.

FALL TERM ONLY

Living on Campus? We will take you directly to your JWU residence halls.

Join us any weekday afternoon! (Offered during our arrival services period)

Providence Place Mall

Walk to the mall to:

  • Open a bank account (you must have a US address)
  • Buy/set up cell phones
  • Buy toiletries and bedding

WalMart

Ride to Walmart to:

  • Buy food
  • Buy/set up cell phones
  • Get toiletries and bedding

A week-long session to help you acclimate to college life — and life in the US. 

 

Meet your advisor and students from different countries. 

Go through the process for maintaining your visa status. 

Talk to students who speak your native language.

Find Housing

In jwulink, click "Services," and sign up to Jump Off Campus.

Visit the Den

Call Off Campus Student Services, 401-598-4595 to get help with convenient housing options and potential roommates. 

 

Utilities 

Once you have secure housing, Off Campus Student Services will help you set up your electricity, water and gas.

 

Plan Your Travel

If you miss your test date, you will automatically be placed in Beginners level ESL. Review test dates to see when you should arrive:

Fall 2017

  • International Graduate Students: Aug 30, 10 am
  • International Undergraduate Students: Aug 29, 10am

Winter 2017

  • International Graduate Students and International Undergraduate Students: Nov 21, 10am

Spring 2018

  • International Graduate Students: Feb 28, 10 am
  • International Undergraduate Students: Feb 27, 10am