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School of Professional and Continuing Studies

Located on the Alan Shawn Feinstein Providence Campus, the School of Professional and Continuing Studies (SPCS) provides adult and non-traditional students with an outstanding education in a convenient, adult-focused environment. If you are seeking a flexible program that fits your busy life, we offer you a seamless academic experience that combines accessible course schedules with integrated support services, all available in the heart of downtown Providence.

As a student, you have access to flexible course schedules, academic advising, tutoring, library services, writing assistance, financial aid, career advising, peer mentoring, free parking, and even opportunities for childcare in the Child Development Center located right on campus with scholarships available for children.

Students can select from a variety of programs, including the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS), which is a specialized adult degree program that offers a broad interdisciplinary education through day, evening, and online classes. The B.I.S. degree is designed for adults who have been away from high school for three or more years.

The School of Professional and Continuing Studies at the Alan Shawn Feinstein Providence Campus also sponsors courses that may lead to the following degrees offered by other URI degree granting colleges:

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