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Campus Transformation

Campus Transformation

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​On the cusp of its second century, Providence College is evolving in ways that would have been difficult to imagine even just a few years ago.  Now at the forefront is a once-in-a-generation opportunity known as the Campus Transformation Project. Triggered by the College’s 2013 purchase of most of Huxley Avenue from the City of Providence, Campus Transformation will result in a "once in a generation" landscape and land-use master plan that will address the functional and aesthetic attributes of the campus.  The plan will result in a unified campus, no longer bisected by a busy city street, with improved ways to move throughout the community for both pedestrians and drivers.

The Campus Transformation Project consists of 5 Phases that will involve various projects spanning multiple fiscal years.  With the approval of a new Campus Landscape and Land Use Plan in February 2015, Phase 1 projects have been completed.  Phase II pro​jects are now underway.

The Campus Transformation Project is meant to be grass-roots and community oriented.  Input from every constituent group is critical to devising the best plan and executing it in a way that will ensure a superb result. This web page will serve as the informational and communication hub for the associated planning process. Please visit this site regularly, and keep a lookout for ongoing communications relative to community surveys and project updates that will be posted here.


5/18/2016  - Ceremonial last ride down Huxley Avenue as Campus Transformation Project begins work on  pedestrian walkways and relocating gate entrance to northern end of Huxley Avenue. 

4/25/2016 - Huxley Avenue closed thru May 13.  Will reopen only for Commencement Weekend.

4/4/2016 - Huxley Avenue closed at Eaton Street through April 13 for utility work.

3/15/2016 - Watch SLAM Collaborative's Campus Transformation presentation to the community on March 8. Watch video.

3/8/2016 - View the video Fly-thru of the Huxley Avenue Transformation. 

3/16/2015 - The SLAM Collaborative held two information sessions on Friday, February 20 for faculty, staff, and students to present the progress made on the campus transformation project.

2/15/2015 SLAM Campus Transformation Master Plan Fly-thru

12/01/2014 - Open sessions have been scheduled for Tuesday, December 2 at 10:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. in Slavin 112.  The following documents are available for download:

Campus Transformation: Landscape and Land Use Master Plan Open Session/Planning Phase Dec 2014

Campus Transformation: Landscape and Land Use Master Plan

Download the complete SLAM presentation: Campus Transformation Presentation April 2014