The following banks, listed as a convenience, have full-service locations in the Downcity area. Most have additional ATM locations.

Bank of America

  • 111 Westminster St., Providence
  • 215 Atwells Ave, Providence

Bank Rhode Island

  • One Turks Head Place, Providence

Citizens Bank

  • 63 Westminster St., Providence
  • 1 Citizens Plaza, Providence

Note: An ATM is located on-campus in the Xavier Academic Complex.


  • One Financial Plaza., Providence

Washington Trust

  • 156 Westminster St., Providence

Below are just a few retailers who have provided college-student discounts in the past.


  • Movies: Providence Place Cinema 16 and IMAX
  • Providence Performing Arts Center (Broadway shows)
  • RISD Museum


  • Geoff’s Sandwiches
  • Marquee
  • Say Cheese
  • Sajo’s Gourmet Pizzeria


  • Alex and Ani
  • Amazon
  • Ann Taylor
  • Banana Republic
  • Bed, Bath and Beyond
  • Charlotte Russe
  • Francesca’s
  • H&M
  • J. Crew