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      Dean College Welcomes New and Returning Students


      Beginning tomorrow, Thursday, August 28, students from around the world will be arriving on campus to kick off the 2014-15 academic year!

      Friday marks the beginning of International Student Orientation (ISO) and Arch Orientation. ISO offers an opportunity for international students to become acquainted with Dean and the surrounding areas and Arch Orientation allows those participating in the Arch program to become better acquainted with others in the program.

      On Monday, September 1, the remaining new and returning students will move in and/or check-in to Dean College. Times and locations for check-in vary depending on a variety of factors, so be sure to check out the Move-In Day web page for all information. If you are moving in to a residence hall for the first time, you will also find some tips on what to bring and what not to bring to college.

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      New Student Orientation, Friday, August 21, 2015


      Accepted and deposited students are invited and encouraged to attend a New Student Orientation (NSO) session to become more acquainted with Dean College and all that we have to offer.

      The final one-day NSO of the Summer will be held on Friday, August 21, 2015.

      Visit to learn more about NSO and to register.

      The Dean College campus is conveniently located 5 minutes off Interstate I-495 at exit 17 (Route 140 South). Visitors should park in the Campus Center parking lot by the outdoor basketball court. Click here for directions. 

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      Dean College to Host 19th Annual President's Cup


      The 19th Annual Dean College President’s Cup Golf Tournament will take place on Monday, August 31, 2015 at the Franklin Country Club. All proceeds from this event will benefit the Dean College Scholarship Fund.

      Throughout the past 18 years, the Dean College President’s Cup Golf Tournament has had a profound and positive effect on the education of Dean College students. Support from players and sponsors has helped the College raise more than $1,000,000 for Dean College scholarships and these scholarships have helped hundreds of students over the years. By sponsoring or playing in this event, you could help a prospective student attend Dean College.

      To learn more about the event itself, please visit

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      Dean College and the Star Players of MA Present "The Wiz" on Campus, August 20-23, 2015


      The Star Players of Massachusetts and Dean College will be performing “The Wiz” at Dean College beginning Thursday, August 20th through Sunday, August 23rd.

       “The Wiz” is a seven-time Tony Award-winning musical that retells the classic musical “The Wizard of Oz.” This show follows the story of Dorothy, a farm girl who wishes to see more than Kansas. Through her adventures in the Land of Oz, she encounters the impossible, which assures her that home is where the heart is.

      Performances will take place at the Dean College Main Stage Theater, 105 West Central Street, Franklin (Inside the Dean College Campus Center). August 20, 21, 22 at 7:30 p.m. and August 22, 23 at 2:00 p.m.

      To purchase tickets for the show, visit or call 774-226-5130



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      Dean College to Host Live Chat Thursday, August 13, 2015


      Do you have questions about campus life, degree programs and Dean College in general? A member of our Admissions team will be live chatting next Thursday, August 13, 2015, from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and again from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

      Click here to sign up and join the conversation!

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      Dean College Hosts Summer Preview Day, August 7, 2015


      Dean College will be a Summer Preview Day on Friday, August 7, 2015.

      Come and experience the Dean Difference! Summer Preview Day includes an information session starting at 10:00am where you will learn all about what Dean College has to offer. Then you will head out on a tour of campus led by one of our current students. Finish the day with lunch in the Smith Dining Center where admission counselors will be available to answer all your questions. 

      Tentative Schedule:

      • 9:30am- Check-in at the Campus Center
      • 10:00am- Information Session
      • 11:00am- Tours of Campus 
      • 12:00pm- Lunch in Smith Dining Center

      We look Forward to seeing you on-campus!

      To reserve your space, click here register online or contact the Office of Admissions at 508-541-1508 or toll free at 1-877-TRY DEAN.

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