Please confirm your arrival date by submitting your travel plans to us.
Please review the Important Dates below to ensure when you should arrive on campus.
All international students are required to be fully vaccinated and
to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination status prior to boarding an airplane to fly
to the U.S. Proof of negative test results are now not required. 




Fall Semester 2022

Travel Form Due date: August 8, 2022
Residence Hall Arrival: August 23, 2022
Mandatory International Orientation: August 24, 2022
ESL Placement Test: August 25, 2022 10 a.m.
Institutional TOEFL Exam: August 25, 2022 1 p.m.*
First Day of Classes: August 29, 2022


Spring Semester 2023

Travel Form Due date: Dec 9, 2022
Residence Hall Arrival: January 4, 2023
Mandatory International Orientation: Jan 5, 2023
ESL Placement Test: Jan 6, 2023 10 a.m.
Institutional TOEFL Exam: Jan 6, 2023 1 p.m.*
First Day of Classes: Jan 9, 2023


*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.


TF Green Airport

From TF Green, please go directly to your Residence Hall on campus by taxi.


Peter Pan Bus

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



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



Delays & Cancellations

Please inform our office if there is a delay on your arrival by emailing us or call us at
8:30 am - 4:30 pm: 401-598-4669
4:30 pm - 8:30 am: 401-598-1103 (Safety & Security)




Students who have secured on-campus housing will be able to move in directly to their assigned residence hall.

Off- Campus

Students who are not living on-campus are recommended to secure your own housing prior to arrival.
On jwuLink, visit Providence Services and find out about Off Campus Stduent Services located at
the Den with additional off-campus housing resources.



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



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

Target or WalMart

Ride to Target or Walmart to:

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




This test determines which level of English as a Second Language (ESL) classes you will be placed in.



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:
Undergraduates & Graduates:
Fall Semester 2022: August 25, 2022 10 a.m.
Spring Semester 2023: Jan 6, 2023 10 a.m.