First Year Parent & Family Resources

Welcome to Providence College and the Friar Family! Whether this is your first child to attend college, or your fourth, you and your family will experience amazing transitions in the coming year ,as you take on the role of a parent of a first-year college student. To help assist our first year families with this transition, we’ve gathered some of our most commonly requested resources and information below. Clearly, the more information you have the better equipped you will be to support your students as they navigate their new campus landscape. If you don’t find the information you’re looking for, check out out this listing of campus resources , our Parent & Family FAQ page or submit your question through our Ask A Question form and we’ll get back to you with the information you need.

Orientation Programs


Bursar’s Office (Student Bills)

Financial Aid

Health Center

Residence Life & Housing

Additional Information