Class Cancellations

Faculty Absence

Unless an announcement is made to the contrary, classes are considered dismissed if the instructor does not appear within 15 minutes of the beginning of the class period. 

Inclement Weather

Any cancellation of classes due to inclement weather will be announced over radio stations WPRO-AM (630) and WWBB-FM (101.5) and television stations WLNE (Channel 6) and WJAR (Channel 10). Cancellations will also be sent via JWU email and posted in the emergency alerts section of jwuLink and the campus website.

In addition, Campus Safety & Security utilizes a phone number for school closings: 401-598-5555. Call it for the most current storm and cancellation information. Please refrain from calling other university numbers for information on cancellations or closings due to inclement weather.