Academic Media Services (AMS) provides classroom technology support services to the Providence College community. AMS provides equipment, training and support for classroom presentations and limited non-academic events. AMS maintains all classroom presentation technology, as well as a collection of media equipment for student and faculty loan, and large format printing services for classroom and research presentations. AMS facilities in Feinstein include a media editing room for video and audio projects.
The Office of Academic Services at Providence College is dedicated to fostering academic excellence and to helping students prepare to become responsible and productive citizens in the greater societal and world communities.The Office of Academic Services is available to assist all Providence College students through a combination of academic and personal development programming, including individualized and group academic assistance, tutoring, specialized workshops, and outreach. The Office offers unique attention and support to students with disabilities by providing reasonable academic accommodations and advocating for equal access to all services and programs offered to members of the campus at-large. The Office also provides specialized support to student-athletes in light of the unique time demands, responsibilities, and rules governing participation in intercollegiate athletics.
The Office of Admission is responsible for the recruitment and selection of all applicants to the Undergraduate Day School at Providence College. Sixteen admission counselors and five support staff are available to assist students throughout their college search as they work to determine if Providence College is the right fit for them.
As the home of the arts and sciences programs, the School of Arts & Sciences is central to the Providence College mission and identity as a liberal arts institution. The School of Arts & Sciences supports the College’s mission of fostering academic excellence through offerings in the humanities, fine arts, social sciences, and natural sciences. This is accomplished through the major and minor programs of study offered as well as through the College’s undergraduate core curriculum, since a clear majority of this curriculum is offered by programs and departments housed in the School of Arts & Sciences. In addition to this significant contribution to the education of Providence College’s undergraduates, the School offers graduate degree programs as well.
The Bursar's office includes Student Accounts and Student Loans. The Student Accounts area is specifically responsible for the billing and collection of tuition, room and board charges, and other fees associated with enrollment at the college. The Student Loan area is responsible for administering the Federal Direct Loan & Federal Perkins Loan program.
The Center for Career Education & Professional Development partners with all students to help them identify, enhance and accomplish their career development, internship, job search and educational goals in their transition from college to career. Career coaches assist students in identifying and executing individualized game plans that increase the likelihood that their passions, their skills, and the market will intersect.
The Center for Orientation, Transitions & Leadership provides a foundation for intellectual, social, emotional, and spiritual well-being; celebrates transitions; and encourages leadership from matriculation through graduation.
Central Reservations provides oversight for the reservations, accommodations, and approvals for use of campus space.
The Office of Citizenship and Off-Campus Life works to instill habits of good citizenships in all students, as well as advises and supports students living off-campus.
The Office of Community Standards supports students’ efforts to demonstrate strength of character, safe and productive behavior, and respect for all members of the Providence College community, its mission and the Code of Student Conduct. Guided by behavior change theories, The Office of Community Standards seeks to mitigate things preventing students from human flourishing, and assists students in seeing incidents as transformative life moments – leading to greater self-awareness and responsibility.
The Dean of Students Office provides a critical support system for students. The office’s programs and services enrich students’ overall experiences, and contribute to student persistence and growth.
The department of economics offers the following majors: economics, business economics, and quantitative economics. Each of these programs leads to the Bachelor of Arts degree. All majors in economics require the Economics Core Curriculum of ECN 101, 102, 201, 202, 214 and 488. We also offer an economic minor consisting of six courses (18 credits) including ECN 101, 102, 201, 202, and any other two economics electives.
The Office of Enrollment Services is responsible for maintaining academic records, assigning classroom space and coordinating the registration needs for the College. Our office values the efficient management of any and all records ensuring their integrity, confidentiality and security. We are committed to service excellence, as demonstrated by our personalized care and attention to our students, parents, faculty, staff and external constituencies. As primary information resources for students and faculty, this office actively seeks ways to effectively communicate to inform students of their rights, responsibilities and procedures while also providing additional support to our faculty's classroom efforts
The Feinstein Institute for Public Service is comprised of faculty, staff, students, and community partners who engage in thoughtful reflection and dialogue with the shared goal of working to strengthen local communities. By working together, the Institute and its partners can provide quality service experiences for students and valuable benefits for local communities. On campus, the Institute supports academic departments and individual faculty members who want to integrate community and civic engagement into their curriculum, through local and global service-learning courses. The Institute also coordinates several programs, including Community Work-Study, which allows students with a federal work-study award to work at community organizations and the EXPLORE! program, which promotes awareness of, access to, and readiness for college and career among first-generation high school students. Off campus, the Institute helps the College to manage the PC/Smith Hill Annex, a 1,500 square-foot storefront in the local neighborhood used by PC and neighborhood residents for meetings, programs, events and gatherings that build leadership capacity and strengthen community.
The Office of Financial Aid is responsible for the awarding of federal and institutional need-based aid for undergraduate day students, SCE students and graduate students. We strive to educate and guide students to find available opportunities to make the cost of a Providence College education affordable.
This area is responsible for ad-hoc and routine internal management financial reports, cost analyses and grant management for the college. This area engages in business and budget analyses as requested or as conditions warrant. Endowment tracking, long-term strategic financial modeling and special projects analyses are also key functions of this area.
The mission of Financial Services is to provide integrated financial planning, reporting, controls, billing, collection, disbursement, and financial customer service in support of the mission and goals of Providence College. The Office of Financial Services is a unit of the Finance & Business division. Financial Services plays an integral role in support of the College's mission through a number of services, including the Office of the Controller (general accounting, accounts payable, payroll services), student accounts, budgeting, financial analysis and grant management. Processes and procedures are continually reviewed to maximize customer service.
The General Accounting Office is responsible for ensuring that the financial activities of the college are completely and accurately recorded. The General Accounting staff oversees the month end and year end general ledger closings, reconciles all balance sheet accounts, and maintains accurate investment account records. Questions regarding accounting transactions and journal entries should be directed to these individuals.