While on campus, stop into these popular Slavin spots!
9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Friday
9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Saturday
10:30 A.M. - 2:30 P.M. Sunday
10:00 A.M. - 2:00 A.M. Friday
12:00 P.M. - 2:00 A.M. Saturday
12:00 P.M. - 12:00 A.M. Sunday
7:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Friday
9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Saturday
9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Friday
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Saturday
2:00 p.m - 1:00 a.m. Friday
2:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. Saturday
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Save the date! Alumni & Family Weekend 2017 will be held February 10 - February 12. More details to follow. Please see below a listing of the 2016 Weekend Schedule:
Join us for a Friar family affair as alumni, students, parents, and friends return to campus.Connect with members of PC’s Dominican Community. Learn more about the College’s distinctive academic offerings. Explore hotspots in downtown Providence. Cheer on our NCAA Champion Friar men’s ice hockey team or watch our men’s basketball team square off with Georgetown. Fete Friar greats during PC’s Hall of Fame induction. Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate your love for all things PC — and gather as one Friar family — during Alumni & Family Weekend.
To Kill a Mockingbird Presentation and Film Screening
Presentation by Dr. Suzanne Fournier
2:30 – 5 p.m.
Think outside the classroom during this condensed version of PC's Humanities Forum. The newly launched forum extends the Development of Western Civilization experience beyond required coursework for students and faculty. Dr. Suzanne Fournier of PC's English Department will lead a discussion of this beloved text. Reception to follow.
Check In & Ticket Pickup
3 – 9 p.m.
Ruane Atrium, Concannon Fitness Center
Don't Wait - Discern and Prepare for Who You Will Be
'64 Hall, Slavin
Providence College prepares students for lives of meaning and purpose, thanks in no small part to the Center for Career Education & Professional Development. Learn about the programs and resources that help prepare students for success, including career exploration, goal setting, mentoring, shadowing, internship and networking opportunities, as well as graduate school and job search assistance. Hear from students who have taken advantage of key career and professional development opportunities to reach their post-graduate goals.
Welcome Reception for Families
4 – 5:30 p.m.
Great Room, Ruane Center for the Humanities
Alumni and families of sophomores, juniors, and seniors are invited to this special opportunity to interact with each other and to meet and mingle with the College's faculty, staff, and Dominican community. Stop by to hear greetings from College President, Rev. Brian J. Shanley, O.P. '80
Study Abroad: Know Before They Go
'64 Hall, Slavin
The Center for International Studies invites the families of sophomores and juniors who will study abroad during fall 2016, spring 2017, or the 2016-2017 academic year to attend a session on the logistics parents care about most. We will highlight information presented during predeparture orientation, including finances, academics, and health and safety abroad. A panel discussion with study abroad alumni will follow, and there will be ample time for questions.
Men's Lacrosse vs. Holy Cross - DATE CHANGE!!
Chapey Field at Anderson Stadium
Friar Hockey Game Watch and Pep Rally
5:30 – 11 p.m.
Peterson Recreation Center
Tickets: $15, complimentary for children under 12
This is your headquarters for a winter ice-themed evening. Stop by before the men's ice hockey game! Don't have tickets to the game? We will have screens and viewing areas among the interactive activities, music, and refreshments. The party continues even after the last puck is shot. Your ticket gives you access all night.
Dirigo Induction Ceremony and Dinner
6 – 7:30 p.m.
Slavin LL01 (Soft Lounge)
Men’s Ice Hockey vs. UConn - SOLD OUT!
9 a.m. – Noon
Pick up your pre-ordered tickets inside the Ruane Great Room for the weekend's events and stop into the hospitality hub to relax refreshments by the fire.
Gambling in America - Past Developments, Future Challenges
Lower Level, Room LL05, Ruane Center for the Humanities
Will gambling lose its luster anytime soon? Don't bet on it. Dr. Patrick Kelly, associate professor and chair of PC's Accountancy Department, will focus on the development of different forms of gambling in the United States in general and the Northeastern United States in particular, including casinos, lotteries, and the role of fantasy sports (FanDuel, DraftKings) as a future gambling possibility.
What It Takes To Win in 2016: Political Science Perspectives on the Presidential Election
Room 105, Ruane Center for the Humanities
Our distinguished political science faculty will take a detailed look at the race to the White House. Learn about election projections and explore the implications the results will have on the future of American politics.
Dr. Joseph P Cammarano Ph. D
Associate Professor of Political Science
Dr. William E Hudson Ph. D
Professor of Political Science
Dr. Adam S Myers
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Dr. Emily K Lynch
Visiting Assistant Professor
Political Science Political Science
Providence! Bus Tour
10 – 11:30 a.m.
Pick-up/drop-off Harkins Circle
Tickets $20 (seating is limited)
Join us for a journey in one of America's favorite cities!
Men’s Basketball vs. Georgetown - SOLD OUT!
Dunkin Donuts Center, downtown Providence
Little Friar Fanatics
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Mullaney Gym, Alumni Hall
Bring your kids 12 and under to our Little Friar Fanatics open gym! Meet and play games with our student athletes on the open court and see your name in lights on the big screen.
Friar Fan Post Game Party
12:00 – 5 p.m.
Rebel Lounge & Restaurant
50 Exchange Terrace, Providence, RI
NEW ADDITION! Don't have tickets to the basketball game? Your ticket to the Post Game Party can get you into Rebel Lounge to watch the game.
After the game, Friar fans will have the run of this downtown hotspot (formerly the Ri Ra location). Enjoy post game bites at this trendy location inspired by local artists and music.
FOLD – Friars of the Last Decade Party
Whiskey Republic, downtown Providence
Friars of the last decade - classes of ’06-’15 - are invited to reconnect with friends at this exclusive PC party.
Alumni & Family Weekend Mass
St. Dominic Chapel
Join with members of the Dominican Community as they concelebrate, with alumni and families coming together as one community.
Dinner with the Dominicans
5:30 – 7 p.m.
Campus Ministry Center, Chapel Lower Level
Tickets: $18 per person
Join students, parents, and alumni and connect with members of the Dominican Community, including the College's new chaplain, Rev. Peter Martyr Yungwirth, O.P.
Class of 2016 Wine Tasting with Families
6 – 8 p.m.
Gasbarro’s Wine and Spirits
$15 per person
Members of the senior class and their families are invited to this reception hosted by the Student Alumni Association. Connect with representatives from PC's regional clubs and learn how to stay engaged in the PC network after graduation.
Friar Explorations Amalfi Coast Reunion Dinner
6 – 8:30 p.m.
Executive Dining Room, Slavin Center
2016 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
6 p.m. Cocktail Reception
7 p.m. Dinner
General Admission Tickets: $75
Reserved Table of 10: $1,000
VIP Table of 10: $1,500
Join us as the Providence College Department of Athletics honors 14 Friar greats.
Alumni A Capella Concert
Ryan Concert Hall, Smith Center for the Arts
Students and alumni will join voices as one at this popular annual concert. All three PC a cappella groups perform: Special Guest, Anaclastic, and Strictly Speaking.
8 – 10:30 p.m.
$5 skate rental fee
Free skate rental for students with PC ID
Ever wonder what it would be like to skate on the same rink as the national champions? Here's your chance to experience Schneider Arena from the ice. Hot chocolate and cookies will be served. We encourage guests to bring their own skates. There will be limited number of skates will be available on a first come, first serve basis. Please pay $5 at the door for skate rentals.
Dueling Pianos Cabaret
9 p.m. (Seating begins at 8:30 p.m.)
McPhail’s Entertainment Facility
Watch as a pair of musician go head to head - and key to key - during the ultimate piano battle. The evening will be shaped by your musical requests.
St. Dominic Chapel
College President Rev. Brian J. Shanley, O.P. '80 will serve as principal celebrant, and members of the Dominican Community will concelebrate, as alumni and families come together as one community.
Valentine’s Day Brunch
’64 Hall, Slavin Center
Tickets: $18; children 12 and under: $12
Immediately after Mass, join us for a Valentine's Day lovefest. Couples and families can celebrate everything they love about PC and each other - at this fun, festive brunch.
Women’s Basketball vs. Creighton
Mullaney Gymnasium, Alumni Hall
Pre-order tickets online at
Women's Ice Hockey vs. Merrimack
Women's Basketball Alumni Social
3:30 - 6:30 p.m.
McPhails, Slavin Center
Questions? Contact the Office of College Events at 401.865.2344
Offices of Alumni Relations & College Events
1 Cunningham Square
Providence, RI 02918-0001