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Beginning tomorrow, Thursday, August 28, students from
around the world will be arriving on campus to kick off the 2014-15 academic
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
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
Join us for FAFSA Day on Sunday, January 31, 2016, sponsored
by FAFSA Day Massachusetts, a non-profit, volunteer-driven program providing
free assistance to students and families seeking to complete the FAFSA.
Students, families and adult learners are invited to receive help with applying
for financial aid for the 2016-17 academic year. Learn more and register by
While on campus, why not check out Dean College? Join us for
an information session and tour of campus designed to help you better understand
The Dean Difference.
Tentative schedule of events:
Check-in (Campus Center)
Session (Campanella Board Room)
DAY (Technology Center)
We can't wait to welcome you to campus!
Latest News on Spring 2016 Move-In
Dean College looks forward to the start of our spring
semester. Resident students should report to campus on Sunday, January 24th.
Commuter students who have been financially cleared may go directly to their
first registered class on Monday, January 25th. For more
information regarding move-in, click here.
Please note that all activities for this weekend are
on as scheduled. If anything should change based on the impending
weather, Dean College will post an update on www.dean.edu
Dean College has been approved by the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education
to offer a new stand-alone B.A. degree. Beginning in fall 2016, students at
Dean College will be able to complete a Bachelor of Arts in Communications.
B.A. program will prepare students for the world of work or graduate school.
Associate degree in Communications has a proud history and great alumni,” said
Dr. Michael Fishbein, vice president of academic affairs. “Our
students have been asking to stay at Dean to finish their Bachelor’s degree in
Communications and we are delighted to provide them with the option to do so.”
College now proudly offers 12 bachelor degree programs, including Arts and
Entertainment Management, Business Management, Communications, Dance, English,
History, Liberal Arts and Studies, Psychology, Security Management, Sociology,
Sport Management, and Theatre.
Dean College offers associate degree programs, as well as a robust schedule of
part-time continuing and professional education credit and certificate programs
throughout the calendar year.
10:30 Check-in (Campus Center)
11:30 Info Session (Campanella Board Room)
1:00 FAFSA DAY (Technology Center)
Dean Children’s Center will host an Exploration Open House
on Monday, January 11, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Parents of children 2
years old to 6 years are encouraged to bring their child to explore the school
and learn about our program. Applications are being accepted for 5-day morning,
2-day morning, 3-day morning preschool programs or 4-day Pre-K program.
Preschool begins January 2016 and September 2016.
Innovative and progressive, the school is NAEYC accredited
and well known in the community for an inspiring preschool experience. Dean
Children’s Center is a lab school for ECE majors, with teachers-in-training
alongside credentialed teachers. The center has a very professional and caring
environment for children to learn through exploration.
The school uses a developmental approach to education which
reflects current research in child development and peer conflict resolution.
Director Faith Nickolas states “We are a regional resource to parents and
educators on peer conflict resolution in young children and our lab school is a
demonstration site for best practices in early education of children.”
Dean College Children’s Center is located at 144 School
Street in Franklin. For more information, call 508-541-1598.
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