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Visiting Providence

Experience Providence and discover all that our community has to offer. See our facilities, meet the faculty, discuss program options and learn more about what makes Providence a great place to learn and grow. Providence is more than just a school – it is our home, and we would love to invite you over for a visit!

Our Location

We are located in Otterburne, Manitoba, a small town about 40 minutes south of Winnipeg just off Highway 59 South. Our address is 10 College Crescent, Otterburne, MB.

Things to Know

Before you visit, please fill out one of the three registration forms below (Personal Tour, Open House, or Breakaway). Each form has questions that will help us get to know you better and let us know what you are looking for during your visit. This helps us make sure that you have the best on-campus visit experience!

Arriving on campus

Once you register, you will receive arrival instructions. However, if you are in the area and decide to drop by without registering, that's fine! As you drive down Otterburne Rd towards the campus, drive a little past the main entrance and take a left on the road that follows. You may park in the Visitors Parking spot and come into the Welcome Centre. Let the person(s) at the front desk know you are here for a visit, and an enrollment officer will meet you.

Get a Personal Tour with our Enrollment staff or Book an Alumni Visit! Tours are free and typically take 30-90 minutes. Book any time: Monday-Friday from 8:30am - 4:30pm. We'll even treat you to lunch!

If you're a prospective student, get the chance to spend an informal afternoon or even a full day and night on campus during Breakaway and our open house events! See full details below.  

We welcome staff, faculty, students, community members and prospective students to enjoy a fantastic meal in our dining hall! We cater to all tastes and appetites and there's always a spread of pizza, fresh fruit, vegetables and a sandwich bar.

Open Houses

November 23 (Friday), 2018   |   February 1 (Friday), 2019   |   March 15 (Friday), 2019 |   April 5 (Friday), 2019

Our Open House events are admission-free, informal afternoons in which you and your family can learn more about us. You’ll be introduced to our professors and given a campus tour. Our enrollment experts will also be on hand to help you learn more bout the programs we offer. And lunch is on us!

Breakaway: October 18 and 19 (Thursday and Friday), 2018

If you’re in grade 10, 11 or 12 you’re invited to sample Providence for a full day. You can even stay overnight if you wish! See details below. You’ll attend classes like an enrolled, university student and participate in student-led events, tour the campus, enjoy the dining facility and meet the staff and faculty who help shape our community. We think you’ll want to be a part of it, and we can’t wait to welcome you here!

During Breakaway you have the opportunity to make the experience specific to you! In the schedule below you'll see 2 option time slots. Here are the options you can choose from:

  • Option I: Classes, devotional time in Mile Two, Israel trip info session in Mile Two, meet with an Enrollment Officer, campus tour.
  • Option II: Classes, soccer ID camp (1:00pm - 2:30pm), meet with an Enrollment Officer, campus tour, Harv's Air tour (aviation students).

There is a free shuttle for those who living in Winnipeg. It departs from the Old Navy parking lot in St. Vital at 5:00pm and arrives back on Friday at 5:00pm. Please call 1.800.668.7768 or email info@prov.ca to confirm shuttle service.

Did you know? If you apply to Providence during Breakaway, your application fee will be completely waived for the following Fall semester! 

Day Schedule 

Thursday
Event
Location
5:00pm
Shuttle depart
St. Vital Old Navy
6:00pm
Registration
Student Life Centre
6:30pm
Pizza Dinner & Welcome
Howison Room
8:00pm
Coffee House
Howison Room
Friday
8:00am
Breakfast
Student Life Centre
8:30am - 11:05
Options I
Varies
11:10am - 12:00pm
Chapel
R.W. Affleck Chapel
12:00pm - 2:30pm
Lunch with Professors/Staff
Student Life Centre
12:40pm - 3:15pm
Options II
Varies
3:20pm - 4:00pm
Breakaway Wrap Up
Lecture Theatre
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Pack and Check-Out
Student Life Centre
4:30pm
Shuttle departs for St. Vital
Student Life Centre