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View this narrated Bridges Course Tour for tips on navigating your courses

View this narrated Technology Overview of the technology resources available to all RWU students

New Student Orientation Presentation 

Media Equipment Loans

Please see Classroom and Event Support website

  • Boom box CD players
  • Digital still cameras
  • Digital camcorders (FLIP)
  • Light kits
  • Microphones
  • Projectors
  • Speakers

File Storage Options for RWU Students:

  • Bridges My Workspace - Resources - create folders to organize and upload files for instant access from anywhere
  • Gmail/Google Drive Account - Unlimited storage space available
  • Microsoft One Drive cloud storage - 15 GB storage space available
  • USB drives (portable)
  • Temporary shared drive storage in specialty computer labs (S:/ drive) in Architecture, Engineering, Graphic Design and Communication Labs as well as personal U drives (note that all content stored in the S and U drives is deleted at the end of each academic year)

Gmail available at  More information on using Gmail

Using Wireless at RWU

Student portal myRWU - view midterm and final grades, register for courses, check transcript, degree audit, advisor, financial aid grants, etc.
FERPA form; AlcoholEDU

Getting Help

 For Instructional technologies (Bridges, Panopto, GoToMeeting/GoToTraining, etc.)

  • call the ID team at (401) 254.3187 or
  • e-mail the ID team at

For help on non-academic technologies (including password resets on all systems) at the University please see the Department of Information Technology's website, email the Media•Tech Service Desk at or call the Media•Tech Service Desk at 401-254-6363.

OnTheHub - Software Discounts (and free software!)  for Students

RWU has negotaited an agreement that allows students to download and install the Microsoft 365 Suite at no cost to their own computers and also to purchase specific Microsoft products at significantly discounted rates. If you would like to purchase any of these products you may do so from the OnTheHub website. Note that you will need to log in with your RWU username (for example: jsmith) and your e-mail/Bridges password. Students should  choose the Academics.RWU domain.

Note that once you have logged in, you will also be asked to create a Microsoft account in order to download and install the software you purchase. To get help with this account or with your software download call:

866-435-4722 or 888-396-1447 for assistance.