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​Units within Academic Affairs


The School of Arts & Sciences is committed to fostering academic excellence through undergraduate and graduate studies in a broad range of academic areas in the fine arts and humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

School of Business 

The School of Business mission is to provide a values-based business education, integrated with the liberal arts and grounded in the Catholic and Dominican tradition.

School of Continuing Education 

The School of Continuing Education offers the flexibility non-traditional students need to complete their degree. It offers eight bachelor's degree programs, four associate's degree programs, and eight certificate programs.

School of Professional Studies 

The School of Professional Studies is committed to fostering academic excellence in areas that are directly linked to career paths in professional areas.

Offices and Programs

Academic Advising Program

The Undeclared Advising Program provides students the resources and advisors they need to thoroughly explore their academic options during the first three semesters.

Academic Media Services

Academic Media Services (AMS) provides educational media/classroom technology support services to the College community.  

The Office of Academic Services supports all students through a combination of academic and personal development programming, including individualized and group academic assistance, tutoring, and specialized workshops and outreach.

Admission, Office of

The Office of Admission is responsible for the admission of all undergraduate and graduate students and is a key resource for prospective students and families.

Center for International Studies

The Center for International Studies aims to provide opportunities for transformative academic and cultural learning experiences to help students develop and acquire the knowledge, attitudes, and skills that will prepare them to have a diverse and knowledgeable worldview.

Center for Teaching Excellence

The Center for Teaching Excellence values excellence in teaching and learning, and promotes effective pedagogy and scholarship through mentoring, resources, programming, dialogue and recognition. 

Dean of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies, Office of

The Office of the Dean of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies has the overall responsibility for the academic monitoring of students and provides general academic advisement to students in all majors.

Enrollment Services, Office of 

The Office of Enrollment Services is responsible for maintaining academic records, assigning classroom space, and coordinating the registration needs for the College.

Financial Aid, Office of

The Office of Financial Aid is responsible for assisting students and families through the process of paying for their education.

Institutional Research, Office of 

The mission of the Office of Institutional Research (OIR) is to provide comprehensive planning and management information for Providence College as well as its senior leadership.   

Instructional Technology Development Program 

The Instructional Technology Development Program (ITDP) exists to support experienced and inexperienced faculty across all disciplines in their efforts to independently incorporate instructional technologies into coursework that will improve student learning.

Multicultural Scholarship Program

The Multicultural Scholarship Program at Providence College monitors, mentors and retains students who receive scholarships designed for ethnic and cultural minorities at Providence College.

Phillips Memorial Library

The Phillips Memorial Library provides dynamic and intuitive physical and virtual access to the world's knowledge for the Providence College campus and its communities, in order to most directly support PC's missions of interactive teaching, learning, and research.

Pre-Law Program 

Courses in law are offered through the departments of Economics, Management, Philosophy, Political Science, and Psychology, as well as through our Health Policy and Management and Labor-Management Relations programs. In addition, the College provides pre-law advising for students interested in pursuing law school after graduation.

Pre-Medical Sciences Program 

The Health Professions Advisory Program assists students in pre-professional preparation for careers in the medical sciences including medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, optometry, physician assistant, physical therapy, advance practice nursing, pharmacy, public health, and other health professions.  

Catholic and Dominican

What does it mean to be a Catholic and Dominican college? We invite you to explore this question and the distinctive mission of Providence College.
About Providence College's Catholic and Dominican Identity