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Academic Advising

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Academic Advising

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Academic Advising at Providence College is faculty-based, coordinated and supported by the Director of Academic Advising, and supplemented by academic departments and ​programs, a variety of pre-profe​s​sional programs​, and by the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies​.  Academic advising also involves collaboration with and referral to the Center for Career Education​​, Office of Academic Services​, Personal Counseling Center, Enrollment Services​, and Center for ​​International Studies​

Goals and Objectives​

With this mission in mind, advisors and advising programs:

  • Guide students through the transition and integration into college life
  • Promote programs and opportunities that enhance academic engagement, growth, and development of life-long learners.
  • Teach students to recognize and utilize their unique personal potentials​

​​Mission Statement

The Providence College Academic Advising programs serve students by helping them develop educational plans in accord with their interests and commensurate to their abilities and by fostering academic development through the sciences and humanities, to prepare its students to be responsible and productive citizens who serve in their own society and the greater world community.​