graduating seniors line up for their diplomas

Commencement: Sunday, May 19, 2019

For a full listing of important dates and FAQs, please read the Student and Parent Guides attached on this site


Caps and Gowns:

Student academic attire ordering for students will begin on December 1, 2018 – February 28 2019. Order your Cap and Gown here! 

Cap and Gown Day is April 2, 2019 in ’64 Hall from 10a.m.-5 p.m. All Seniors must attend to pick up their tickets and attire.

GradImages Pictures:

Professional photography was provided by GradImages. If you have any questions or concerns about your pictures, please contact the Customer Service Department at (800) 261-2576, online at, or email  GradImages has a large team of customer care representatives ready to help graduates and family members with anything they may need.

Bus Transportation:

Students: If you would like to take a bus to the Dunkin Donuts Center on Sunday, May 20th, please sign up here. Buses depart from behind Ray Hall at 8:45 a.m. and will return back to campus at 1:30 p.m.

Guidebook App:

Stay up to date on all Commencement happenings on our College Events App!
Search for “Providence College Events” in your phone’s app store and keep the whole weekend in the palm of your hand! Click here to learn more.
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Hotel rates and blocks are available for May 2019!  Please check our “Accommodations” page to book your room today.


Photo of a book spine that says Yearbook


All students and/or parents desiring a yearbook need to order and purchase them. Graduating seniors this year will not receive a free copy after graduation. That policy ended with the 2017 Centennial class. This new policy will be followed in subsequent years unless again changed.

To book your yearbook portrait:

To Purchase a 2019 Yearbook: ID Code: 12707519