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      January Move-In Information from Office of Residence Life

      12/27/2013

      January Move-In Information from Office of Residence Life

      New Student Check-In
      Monday, January 20th, 9am - 11am
      - Check-in for new students is scheduled from 9am-10am in the Campus Center. Students will need to be cleared prior to moving into their assigned residence halls or participating in orientation. Orientation check-in begins at 11:15am in the Campus Center.

      Returning Resident Student Check-In
      Monday, January 20th, 1pm - 4pm
      -Returning resident students who have not been cleared for direct check-In must go to the Campus Center to check-in. Once the student is cleared for check in they will receive their key from the Office of Residence Life in the Campus Center.
      -Returning resident students who have been cleared for direct check-in may pick up their keys at the designated locations based on their residence hall assignments.

      Early Arrival Groups
      There is a small number of students allowed to arrive early due to involvement in an approved Dean College activity. These students are contacted by a member of the staff to confirm they are permitted to arrive prior to official opening of the College. All students participating in these activities must be cleared in order to move in or participate with the group they are involved in. Below are the approved activities allowed to move in early for January 2014, as well as contact information for the person responsible for the group:

      January 15th Men’s & Women’s Basketball (Jeanny Lacey)
      January 15th International Orientation Leaders (Maria Adkins)
      January 15th New Community Advisors (Jonas Halley)
      January 16th Returning Community Advisors (Jonas Halley)
      January 17th Orientation Leaders (Alex Cabal)
      January 17th New International Students
      January 19th Theatre Rehearsal Group (Daniel Kozar)

      If you have any further questions about returning to campus please contact the Office of Residence Life at 508-541-1838 or reslife@dean.edu

      Important Contact Information

      Center for Student Administrative Services 508-541-1518
      Office of Residence Life 508-541-1838
      Robbins Family Center for Advising & Career Planning 508-541-1536
      Health Services 508-541-1600
      Public Safety 508-541-1888
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      First Year Convocation, Tuesday, September 15, 2015

      08/31/2015


      Dean College will welcome the 151st incoming class to campus with the First Year Convocation ceremony on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.

      First Year Convocation is a Dean College tradition that welcomes freshmen to the Dean community. All freshmen attend this formal college induction ceremony headed by Dean College President Paula M. Rooney, college deans and other faculty and staff.

       

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      Dean College Children’s Center Hosts Preschool Exploration Open House, September 4, 2015

      08/31/2015


      Dean Children’s Center will host an Exploration Open House on September 4, 2015 from 10:00 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 on September 14, 2015.

      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, using a developmental approach to education which reflects current research in child development and peer conflict resolution. “We are a regional resource to parents and educators on peer conflict resolution in young children and our lab school uses best practices in early education of children,” said Faith Nickolas, Director of the Children’s Center.

      Dean College Children’s Center is located at 144 School Street in Franklin. For more information, email Faith at fnickolas@dean.edu or call 508-541-1598.

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      Dean Welcomes New and Returning Students, September 7, 2015

      08/25/2015


      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

      08/17/2015


      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 www.dean.edu/nso 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

      08/13/2015


      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 www.dean.edu/golftournament.

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