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A Night in Friartown: Multicultural Overnight

Every year, the Office of Admission welcomes invited students to A Night in Friartown: Multicultural Overnight to experience Friar living and learning and get an insider's view of the campus community at Providence College. The program will take place on Friday, April 15, 2016 and will provide you with an exclusive opportunity to:
  • Stay overnight with a PC student host
  • Attend classes
  • Meet members of the faculty and campus community
  • Learn about PC's diverse academic and social offerings

Registration for the program will open in February 2016.


2016 A Night in Friartown Schedule of Events


 Friday, April 15, 2016 

​Time ​Event ​Location
​8:30 AM ​Registration/Check-In ​Harkins Hall Rotunda
Morning ​Attend Class with Student Hosts ​Various Campus Locations
Early Afternoon Welcome Class of 2020! ​Center/Catholic & Dominican Studies
Mid-Afternoon ​Round-Table Discussions ​Aquinas Lounge
​Late Afternoon ​Student Activities ​Slavin Center & Peterson Center
​Evening ​Dinner: A Taste of Providence ​'64 Hall, Slavin Center
​Evening/Night ​Social Activities ​Various Campus Locations

  Saturday, April 16, 2016

​Time ​Event ​Location
​8:30 AM ​Multicultural Student Breakfast (Next Steps/Financial Aid) ​Raymond Dining Hall
​10:00 AM Family Day 2016 Activities Commence ​Various Campus Locations         


Take an inside look at the Night in Friartown program through the student-produced video below: 



​Information for Parents

Parents/guardians who will be attending the event will have specific programming on the morning of Friday, April 15.


Bus Transportation (CT, NY, NJ)

For accepted students from Greater New Haven, New York City, and Northern New Jersey, a chartered bus is offered free of charge to provide transportation for you to and from campus.

The bus will be making the stops in New York City and New Haven on Friday, April 15 - more details on locations will be available when registration opens.

The bus will provide a return trip at the conclusion of the program on Saturday afternoon, April 16.


Travel Voucher Requests

For accepted students, a limited number of travel vouchers are available. To have your request considered, please contact Karen Vargas at (401) 865-2815 or Please note that PC must have your completed CSS PROFILE and FAFSA forms on file in order to receive consideration.


Share your photos from the event with #FriarNight and #pc2020.


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