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Spirituality, the arts, service to others – all have a place in campus life.
In just four years, the friends you make, the memories you take, the person you become – all will reflect your exciting PC experience.


​Campus Life

Life at Providence College is defined by a tremendous sense of community and caring – with abundant opportunities for leadership, service and fun.

Living at PC

Image PC’s 105-acre, park-like campus is located on one of the highest hills in Rhode Island’s capital.

Student Life

Image Providence College offers students the opportunity to participate in over 100 active clubs, organizations and activities.

Recreational Sports

Image Intramurals and Recreation provides managed intramural competitive sports programming, structured recreational events, physical fitness activities.

Student Affairs

Image The office of Student Affairs, including information on the Dean of Students, conduct and student-related initiatives

Services for Students

Image Student services are part of a college with roots in the Dominican tradition striving to contribute to the complete realization of the student - their mind, body and soul.

Spiritual Life

Image The College encourages its students, faculty, staff and friends to worship God regularly and in doing so be transformed by God's grace.

Safety and Security

Image Security operates twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
Student Life News More

Starting with Service
Nearly 200 students start their freshman year with service around Providence through Urban Action, FaithWorks.

Friars on Tires
PC’s Cycling Team finished in the top half of its conference in its first year.

Waste Not
Friar Food Rescue, which delivers excess food from PC dining halls to the hungry, expands and evolves.

Summer Reading
Freshmen, transfer students will read and discuss Outliers this summer.

Did you know?


The creation of McPhail’s, a state-of-the-art entertainment facility that opened in September 2002, has reenergized the campus’s centrally located student union.
With a spacious cafe design, McPhail’s is the hot spot on campus where students can gather to socialize with friends, grab a snack, shoot a game of pool, or watch the big game.

Providence College Bookstore

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