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S.A.I.L Office 

Mission Statement

The Office of Student Activities-Involvement-Leadership/Slavin Center promotes the development of community through the availability of co-curricular programs, essential services, and quality facilities. Our commitment to student development is demonstrated through the facilitation of leadership skill development programs, student employment opportunities, and social, cultural, pre-professional, and service activities.

Our facilities house services important to our college community, as well as, provide specially designed space where students and community members may gather. All of these experiences are directed at fostering the intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth of our students in a supportive environment.

In keeping with this mission, the Office of Student Activities * Involvement * Leadership is an important resource for students at Providence College. Commonly referred to as the S.A.I.L. Office, our goal is to provide quality services to our students that will contribute to their academic and co-curricular success. We are proud of the facilities, services, and programs in our area and know that they help to make Providence College a positive experience for our students. The S.A.I.L. Office acts as a clearinghouse for information - if a student or parent needs to know something, they usually start by calling us and we are happy to help them find the answers they need!

S.A.I.L. responsibilities include:    

  • Management of the Slavin Center 
  • New Student Orientation
  • L3: Lifelong Leadership Program
  • Daily referrals for Providence College community and parents
  • Resource to 100+ student organizations
  • S.A.I.L Digest &Weekend Digest emails
  • Student posting approval
  • Student Copy Center approval
  • Things for Thursday program
  • PC After Hours program
  • McPhail's Entertainment Facility Programming
  • Freshmen Birthday Card program
  • Campus - wide student activities database
  • Supervision of the Slavin Information Ticket Office
  • Central Reservations
  • Care Package Program 



Student Activity News More

Starting with Service
Nearly 200 students start their freshman year with service around Providence through Urban Action, FaithWorks.

Friars on Tires
PC’s Cycling Team finished in the top half of its conference in its first year.

Waste Not
Friar Food Rescue, which delivers excess food from PC dining halls to the hungry, expands and evolves.

Summer Reading
Freshmen, transfer students will read and discuss Outliers this summer.

Catholic and Dominican

What does it mean to be a Catholic and Dominican college? We invite you to explore this question and the distinctive mission of Providence College.
About Providence College's Catholic and Dominican Identity