2017-18 Graduate Catalog 
    Jun 21, 2021  
2017-18 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

University Services

Wakehurst Student Center

The Office of Student Activities manages the Wakehurst Student Center, a multipurpose facility that serves the needs and interests of students, faculty, and staff at Salve Regina University. The center is a comfortable place to relax, attend a live performance, or enjoy a light refreshment.

Mercy Center for Spiritual Life

The Mercy Center for Spiritual Life fosters and encourages religious and spiritual life on the Salve Regina campus. In keeping with the mission of the University, the Mercy Center warmly welcomes people of all beliefs to engage in a lively and respectful practice of their faith, to seek wisdom and to promote universal justice. Through friendship, service, study and prayer, members of the Salve Regina community encourage and help one another to enter into a sincere, intelligent and loving relationship with God, to live the works of Mercy in service to one another and to form a community that honors the dignity of each person.

Catholic Mass is celebrated in Our Lady of Mercy Chapel:

  • Sunday: 11 a.m. (except Christmas, Easter, and Commencement)
  • Sunday at 7 p.m. (September through mid-May)
  • Monday through Thursday at 12:15pm

Office of Career Development

The Office of Career Development plays an active role in preparing students for the job market. Career advisors assist students with a variety of career development topics including self-assessment, selecting a major, building a resume, preparing for interviews and networking with employers and alumni.  Additionally, the Salve Regina CareerHub system provides students with 24/7 access to full-time, part-time, internship and student employment postings along with exclusive online resources and industry information for a wide range of career fields.

For more information on the career services and resources available to students and alumni, please visit the Career Development website.


The University Bookstore offers a wide variety of products including academic and general reading books, Salve Regina imprinted clothing and gifts, and a full line of school and computer supplies. In addition, dorm supplies, greeting cards, health and beauty aids, and snacks and beverages are also offered. Textbooks may be rented or purchased and many are offered in a digital format. Master Card, Visa, American Express, Discover Card, checks and the Salve Regina universal card are accepted. Online orders may also be placed at www.bkstr.com/salvereginastore/home.

Business Office

The Business Office, located on the second floor of Ochre Court, maintains the University’s record of financial transactions relating to individual students. Payments to the University from tuition fees and other financial obligations are made to this office.

Copy Center

The Copy Center, located on the garden level of the McKillop Library, offers photocopying, duplicating, and binding services.

Food Service

The University provides multiple food service through Sodexo Dining Services. Miley Cafeteria is the primary on-campus dining facility, additional food services locations on campus including the Global Café in Wakehurst, Jazzman’s Café in O’Hare Academic Center and Starbucks in Miley hall.

Safety and Security

The Office of Safety and Security strives to preserve the safety, security, and wellbeing of the University community through 24-hour coverage. The security staff are trained in first aid, AED, CPR and Management of Aggressive Behavior. The security staff consists of 14 officers, including 8 EMT’s; working to prevent crime, provide high-visibility security patrols, and respond quickly and effectively to needs of the University. Crimes involving violence, major property loss, or felony charges are reported immediately to the appropriate outside agency.

The department maintains strong working relationships with other University offices as well as with local police and fire departments. Through training materials and presentations, the office emphasizes the importance of education as the key element in crime prevention. The office strives to increase awareness of campus safety, and encourages all to report suspicious activity on campus.

Vehicle Registration and Parking

Eligible full-time and part-time students, faculty and staff intending to have a vehicle on campus must have it registered each academic year by logging into your MySalve account and then into MyInformation to fill out your On-Line Vehicle Registration Form. A decal for on-campus parking is issued and a service fee is charged.  Students may pick up decals at the Office of Safety and Security in Tobin Hall. All campus parking areas are clearly posted. Fines are levied on those who do not observe parking regulations. The Office of Safety and Security has the authority to tow, at the owner’s expense, any vehicle on University property that violates parking signs and regulations.


The SALVE card serves as an identification card for members of the Salve Regina University community and can grant access to a multitude of services. Students are required to carry their student identification card with them at all times. The card can be used to check materials out of the library, gain access to the library’s special reference databases, gain access to designated residence halls for resident students, utilize the Rodgers Recreation Center, and track meal plan usage. Money can be deposited on the card to be used for the following: Salve Regina University Bookstore purchases, campus soda and snack machines, Global Café, Jazzman’s Café and Starbucks purchases, Salve Regina Health Services, library microfilm scanners and file prints, library copiers, Sullivan Fitness Center, and the McKillop Library Mail Services, Copy Center, and select off-campus locations.

Salve Regina University identification cards are available to all new students

Procedures and Hours to Obtain Parking Decals

The Office of Safety and Security in Tobin Hall is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each weekday for processing decals.  Since Tobin Hall has limited accessibility, all students needing accommodations based on disability should contact the Office of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education to arrange alternative procedures.

Cancellations for Inclement Weather

Classes cancelled due to inclement weather or other emergencies will be announced through the University’s central switchboard (401-847-6650), local radio and television stations, and on the University website.