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Fall Arrival - 2014

Class of 2018 

We are pleased and excited to welcome you to the Providence College campus!  

 

All members of the class of 2018 are scheduled to move onto campus and begin orientation on Thursday, August 28 unless you have been approved to participate in any of the following pre-orientation programs:

Pre-Orientation Programs

 

International Student Welcome Program: Students participating in the mandatory International Student Welcome Program are scheduled to move onto campus on Friday, August 22.  Students arriving by car are asked to arrive to campus between 9:00am and 5:00pm and report directly to the Center for International Studies in Harkins Hall 215 to check in for the program and to receive access to your residence hall.  Students with an F-1 visa must also bring their passport and form  I-20 with them for check in.

Urban Action: Students participating in the Urban Action program are scheduled to move onto campus on Sunday, August 24 between 9:00am and noon. Students are asked to arrive through the Huxley Avenue gate and report to the rear of Raymond Hall to check in for the program and to receive access to your residence hall. Urban Action student coordinators and SAIL office staff will be there to greet you. (In the case of inclement weather, registration will occur in the Raymond Dining Hall Lobby.)

FaithWorks: Students participating in FaithWorks are scheduled to move onto campus on Saturday, August 23rd between 8:30am and 11:30am. Students are asked to arrive through the Huxley Avenue gate and report to the rear of Raymond Hall to check in for the program and to receive access to your residence hall. FaithWorks student coordinators and campus ministry staff will be there to greet you. (In the case of inclement weather, registration will occur in the Raymond Dining Hall Lobby.)

Multicultural Student Summer Transitions Program: Students participating in the New Student Transitions program are scheduled to move onto campus on Sunday, August 24.  Students are asked to arrive to campus between 10:00am and 3:00pm and to report directly to the second floor of the Slavin Center to check in for the program and to receive access to your residence hall. There will also be a small welcome reception for parents at 3:00pm in Slavin 112.

Advising Day: Students participating in the August 27 Advising & Registration Day program (who have not already moved into their residence halls for pre-Orientation programming) are scheduled to move onto campus the morning of August 27. Students are asked to arrive on campus between 8:30am and 11:00am and report to the Office of Residence Life in Slavin Center to receive access to their residence halls.  Upon checking in at residence life, students will be able to begin moving into their rooms. Registration for the orientation program will begin at 11:00am in the Slavin Center.  Please refer to the Orientation website for a schedule of that day's required activities: www.providence.edu/ORIENTATION

 


Class of 2018 Orientation Program

All members of the class of 2018 are scheduled to move onto campus and begin orientation on Thursday, August 28 unless approved to participate in any of the above pre-orientation programs.  

 

Students arriving to campus on August 28 are asked to arrive to campus according to the following schedule:

 

Arrival Time by Room Number:
Odd Room Numbers (i.e. 101, 223, 807) between 7:00am and 10:30am
Even Room Numbers (i.e. 102, 224, 808) between 10:30am and 2:00pm

 
Upon arrival, students should report directly to their residence hall to check-in. Once students have checked-in and brought their items into their rooms, students are asked to report to the Slavin Center to check-in for the Orientation program. Please refer to the letter from the director of safety and security below for parking procedures.
 
If you have any questions regarding moving into your residence hall, please contact the office of residence life at housing@providence.edu. If you have any questions regarding the orientation program, please contact the SAIL office at 401-865-2211 or sail@providence.edu.
 
 

Move-In Temporary Parking Permit and Parking Procedures

In order to make your move-in experience as smooth as possible, the Office of Safety and Security will have the following traffic pattern in operation for August 28.

 

For all first year student residences: Guzman, McDermott, McVinney, Meagher, Raymond, and St. Joseph, enter via the Eaton Street Control Station, located at 61 Eaton St., opposite Radcliff Avenue. 

 

The officer assigned to the gate will direct you. The campus will have a one-way system in place and Security will assist you in getting around the campus, and off the campus, to the proper lot after you unload your vehicle.

Please remember to have your residence hall, room # and cell phone information displayed on your Move-In Day Parking Permit and placed on your dashboard as you enter campus.

Parking Pass

 

The Office of Security and Security will have a full complement of officers available for your assistance during the move-in period. Do not hesitate to ask questions if you feel unsure about the move-in process, or any other security related issues.  Please activate your emergency flashers while dropping off your personal items at your residence hall.

 

Classes of 2015, 2016, 2017 

 

All members of the classes of 2015, 2016, and 2017 are scheduled to move onto campus on Monday, September 1st between 9:00am-4:30pm unless you have been approved for early arrival.   

Please visit http://www.providence.edu/residence-life/other-information/Pages/early-arrival.aspx for more information on early arrival.  If you have not applied and been approved for early arrival, you will not be able to move into your residence hall until Monday, September 1st.

On Monday, September 1st you may arrive to campus between 9:00am-4:30pm and to report to your assigned residence halls. If you will be a resident of Bedford, Davis, Suites, DiTraglia, MalBrown, Cunningham, or the 1st floor in St. Joseph Hall, you will need to encode your ID card in Safety and Security or the Office of Residence Life BEFORE you will have card access to your room. 

 

Move-In Temporary Parking Permit and Parking Procedures

 

Residents of: Davis, Bedford, Suites and Fennell should enter the campus via the Eaton Street Control Station, located off Eaton Street (opposite Pembroke Ave).  The Security Officers at that location will view your Move-In Day Parking Permit which can be printed and filled out with your resident hall and room #, cell phone #, and be displayed on the driver's side of the windshield. That special parking permit should be placed on your dashboard during your stay at Providence College for move-in day only.  Please make sure you fill in the residence hall information prior to entering campus. As you approach the hall, park the car, unload to the curb, then move your car to the lot assigned to you by Security. If you are not sure where to park, ask any Security Officer and he or she will be more than happy to assist you.

Residents of: St. Joseph, Aquinas, Meagher, Cunningham, Mal Brown, and Ditraglia should enter via the Huxley Avenue Control Station, located on Huxley Avenue.  The officers assigned to the gates will direct you where to unload your vehicle. The West campus will have a one-way system in place and Security will assist you in getting around the campus, and off the campus, to the proper lot after you unload your auto. Please remember to have your hall and room #  and cell phone information displayed on your Move-In Day Parking Permit and placed on your on your dashboard as you enter campus.

Please remember to have your residence hall, room # and cell phone information displayed on your Move-In Day Parking Permit and placed on your dashboard as you enter campus.

Parking Pass

 

 
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