Students with Disabilities

Welcome to the Students with Disabilities Community Page!

The CCPD supports students and alumni as they navigate their career and professional development – we offer one-on-one advising, resume and cover letter reviews, workshops, networking opportunities, career fairs and moreThrough our services, we are committed to serving and supporting students and alumni of all identities – in collaboration with our RWU community partners, we have designed the Identity/Affinity Communities to support, celebrate, and recognize students’ unique diversity and have curated spaces with helpful tools, resources and staff.  You may identify with multiple communities, so we encourage you to explore the groups to find information that might be useful to you. The resources featured in these communities are not exhaustive, so feel free to contact us with any additional questions, resources, or information you think might be useful.  

Student Accessibility Services (SAS)

SAS works with students, faculty and administrators at RWU to ensure learning and living inclusiveness in all aspects of the student’s experience.  We take care to promote equal opportunity for our students and we support our students toward their achievement of academic success and degree completion.  Students with documented disabilities who use the support services available to them are more likely to navigate a complex university, and are more likely to be academically successful.  This is true no matter which university or college a student attends.

Center for Student Academic Success (CSAS)

The Center for Student Academic Success (CSAS) is committed to supporting all RWU students as they take on the challenges of their undergraduate or graduate degree. The Center is made up of the Advising & Peer Mentorship Office, International Student & Scholar Services, Student Accessibility Services and The Tutoring Center. The Center is located on the first and second floors of the University Library.

Job Accommodation Network

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. JAN provides free consulting services as well as a comprehensive library of resources that includes general rights under ADA, how to disclose a disability and request accommodations, accommodation ideas, and a number of other online tools.

Students with Disabilities Rights and Disclosure Resources

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in several areas, including employment, transportation, public accommodations, communications and access to state and local government’ programs and services. By law the ADA requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations unless accommodations require undue hardship on the operation of the employer’s business. If you require accommodations from an employer, it is your responsibility to communicate your needs – accommodations can be requested at any time during the application process or as an employee.


(401) 254-3224

One Old Ferry Road
Bristol, RI 02809


Monday 9:00-4:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00-4:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00-4:00 PM
Thursday 9:00-4:00 PM
Friday 9:00-4:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

The Center for Career and Professional Development's service hours are Monday - Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm.

The CCPD does not offer same-day appointments with Career Counseling Staff.

Drop - In Career Lab Appointments with a Career Peer Advisor occur 10:00am-3:00pm in GHH 117.