academic advising students and staff

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-professional 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, Office of the Registrar, and the Center for Global Education.

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