PROVIDENCE

TRAVEL & ARRIVAL

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.

 

IMPORTANT DATES

UNDERGRADUATES & GRADUATES

Fall Semester 2024

Travel Form Due date: August 5, 2024
Residence Hall Arrival: August 20, 2024
Mandatory International Orientation: August 21, 2024
ESL Placement Test: August 22, 2024 10am
Institutional TOEFL Exam: August 22, 2024 1pm*
First Day of Classes: August 26, 2024

 

Spring Semester 2025

Travel Form Due date: December 2, 2024
Residence Hall Arrival: TBD
Mandatory International Orientation: TBD
ESL Placement Test: TBD
Institutional TOEFL Exam: TBD
First Day of Classes: January 6, 2025

  

*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.
 

TRANSPORTATION

TF Green International 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.

 

AMTRAK Train

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.

 

TRAVEL ISSUES

Delays & Cancellations

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

 

ACCOMMODATION

On-Campus

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.
 

 

Utilities

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

 

SHOPPING TRIP

Target or WalMart

JWU provides shopping trips to and from Target or Walmart so students can buy things such as:

Food supplies
Cell phones
Toiletries
Bedding
Warm clothes

Providence Place Mall

Student can also walk to the Providence Place Mall for:

Cell phones
Toiletries
Bedding
Warm clothes

 


 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PLACEMENT TEST

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

ESL Frequently Asked Questions

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 2024: August 22, 2024 10am
Spring Semester 2025: TBD