Visiting Campus

  • Experience Dean for Yourself

    Our goal is to provide prospective students and their families as many opportunities to visit Dean College as possible. As a result, we offer the following options to visit campus.

    Open Houses | Saturday with Dean | Custom Visits | Learning Support Visits

    Campus Tours and Personal Interviews

    Virtual TourWe offer campus tours Monday through Friday departing at 9:45 AM and 1:45 PM. Immediately following your tour, prospective students will have an opportunity to meet one-on-one with a Dean College admissions counselor to ensure all of their questions are answered. To schedule a tour online, please click here or call 877-TRY DEAN (877-879-3326).

    Off-Campus Options

    Can't make it to campus for a visit? That's okay! Check here to see when an Admissions Counselor may be in your area for our counselor conversations! You can also see if a counselor will be coming to a high school or college fair near you!

      Discover Dean Days (Open Houses)

      Discover Dean Day programs run from 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM on select dates throughout the year. (Dates typically fall in October, November and March.) Visitors will have the opportunity to: meet with faculty, tour the campus, learn about financial aid, explore learning support services, interact with coaches, and much more. We'll even treat you to lunch before you head out! 

      Upcoming Dates:

      Custom Visits 

      Dean College offers prospective students and their families the opportunity to create their own visit. Tell us what you would like to see and do throughout your special day at Dean and we will create your itinerary! Custom campus visits are available Monday through Friday during normal business hours. Please allow two-week notice for scheduling purposes.

      Visit options may include: 

      • Campus Tour
      • Meet with an Admissions Counselor
      • Meet with a Faculty Member 
      • Morton Family Learning Center
      • Meet with an Athletic Coach
      • Financial Aid Appointments
      • Lunch in the Smith Dining Hall
      • Attend a class

        Please complete our Custom Visit Form. If you have any further questions, do not hesitate to contact Ashley Reed, our Custom Visit Coordinator, at 508-541-1508 or by email at


        Saturday with Dean

        If you can't join us for a weekday visit, we hope that you'll spend part of your Saturday with us.

        On select Saturdays, during the academic year, we welcome you to visit Dean for an information session and campus tour. The information session, conducted by an admissions staff member, is followed by a campus tour given by a current Dean student. Your visit ends with lunch in our dining center. Other members of the admissions staff will also be on hand to answer all of your questions. 

        The day begins at 10:00 AM and families should expect to spend about two hours on campus.

        Spring 2019 Options

        • March 30, 2019
        • April 6, 2019
        • April 27, 2019


        Learning Support Information Sessions

        Join us to learn more about learning support services offered at Dean College and across all colleges and universities.  Our information sessions throughout the academic year, and our summer Jump Start program will help you understand the different types of support available and guide you in asking the right questions during your college search. 

            Our Learning Support Information Sessions provide an overview of available support at Dean and at other colleges. Students and their families will spend a few hours on campus. These sessions are offered on select Saturdays throughout the academic year. 

            Upcoming Dates:

            Saturday, April 6, 2019

            Jump Start is a one-day in-depth program for students with learning differences and their families offered throughout the summer. Learn about the college search process, the questions to ask and the services and programs available. 

            ***Dates for summer 2019 will be available in spring 2019*** 

            High School Visits and College Fairs

            The Admissions Counselors at Dean work hard to visit as many schools and college fairs as possible each Fall and Spring. Check here to see if they'll be coming to a high school or college fair near you!

              Dance and Arts Open House Series

              We invite you to experience our programs in Arts and Entertainment Management, Dance and Theatre. 

              Visit to view the schedule and register for classes, a tour of campus and a meeting with an admissions counselor. We have designed this program specifically to give you a firsthand look at these exciting programs of study.  

              Upcoming Dates:

              Dates for November 2019 and February 2020 will be released during the summer.

                    Virtual Tours / Virtual Reality Tour

                    Unable to make it to campus? Not a problem! Click here to take a virtual tour of Dean College. This tour will give you a complete overview of Dean College through video, photos, and interactive maps of campus. You can also download the Virtual Reality app here, on your device. Using your virtual reality goggles, you can experience Dean College through our virtual reality tour!

                    We look forward to welcoming you and your guests soon!

                    Spring Preview Days

                    Join us for an informational overview about the college, a campus tour led by current Dean students, and lunch on us. 

                    We offer two opportunities to visit on each preview day.  Spring 2019 dates are as follows:

                    April 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th

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                    • Schedule a Campus Tour

                      The best way to see if Dean is a good fit for you is to visit campus. Schedule a tour today! Details »