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      Residence Hall Move-In Information for January 20, 2014

      Where do I report to on January 20, 2014?

      returning student check in locations (1:00pm – 4:00pm)
      If you live in Horne Hall or Mitchell House, report to Horne Hall.
      If you live in Adams Hall, report to Adams Hall.
      If you live in Bourret Hall, report to Bourret Hall
      If you live in Houston House, report to Chapman House.
      If you live in Dean Hall, Memorial Hall or Clark House, report to Dean Hall (lower level by Public Safety).
      If you live in Franklin Commons, report to Franklin Commons.
      If you live in Ewen Hall, report to Ewen Hall.
      If you live in Wallace Hall, report to Wallace Hall.
      If you live in Jones Hall, report to Jones Hall.
      If you live in Woodward Hall, report to Woodward Hall.

      Non-cleared returning students check-in from 9:00am - 4:00pm in the Campus Center.

      New students check-in from 9:00-11:00am in the Campus Center. 

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      Dean Welcomes New and Returning Students, September 7, 2015


      Beginning Thursday, September 3, students from around the world will be arriving on campus to kick off the 2015-16 academic year!

      Friday, September 4, 2015 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 7, 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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