New Student Orientation

  • New Student Orientation – Summer Program

    New Student Orientation

    Dean's New Student Orientation (NSO) program is required for all incoming students for fall 2016. NSO is designed to prepare you for a successful introduction to college.  NSO is a program that will allow students and their families to sample many aspects of Dean College. Along with fun activities, NSO (and ISO for international students) offers helpful workshops and informative presentations to make the transition to college as easy as possible.


    The required program will familiarize you and your family with the academic support, technology services, and residence life programs available on campus. You'll also have a chance to meet our faculty and staff, connect with other Dean students, and make lots of new friends!

    New Student Orientation – Students Entering in the
    Fall of 2016

    NSO IV - August 19th

    To see a sample of the orientation schedule, please click here. For more information about NSO, please view our brochure. To sign up for an NSO date, either click the dates above, or fill out the form here

    Please visit our What You Need to Know page for additional details including information on Course Placement, Assessment Tests and Information Technology.


    Massachusetts state law and College policy require that all students provide certain medical forms including immunization records and a physical exam. Please visit the Health Services webpage for more information and to access the required forms. Some of these forms are to be completed by the student's primary care physician

    Have you reserved on-campus housing? After you pay the enrollment deposit and receive your Dean College email account and password, you can log in to Today@Dean and complete the online Housing and Dining Request form.

    Return to the Accepted Students page

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