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. 

    Campus Tours and Personal Interviews

    Visiting CampusWe 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).

      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!

          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!

          Discover Dean Days (Open Houses)

          Discover Dean Day programs run from 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM on select dates throughout the year. 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!

          We hope you can join us for one of our Discover Dean Days on the following dates:

            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, 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. Please see below for registration and for a list of upcoming Saturday with Dean events.

              Spring 2017 

                FAFSA Day

                Join us for a special event Sunday, January 29th on the Dean College campus. Start your day at 11am and learn more about Dean College through our information sessions over brunch, followed by a student led campus tour. Please register for the information session and tour here.

                After the tour learn about the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and receive free help applying for financial aid to college. FAFSA Day Massachusetts is a non-profit, volunteer driven program that provides free assistance to students and families. We hope you will take advantage of this opportunity from 1pm to 4pm. For more information on FAFSA Day please visit

                School of the Arts and Palladino School of Dance Open House Series:

                The School of the Arts and Palladino School of Dance Open House Series are held twice a year, once in the Fall and once in the Spring. We look forward to seeing you then! Registration for Spring 2017 dates will be available on January 26th. 

                • February 21-23, 2017

                Summer Preview Days

                Summer Preview Days are an event that introduces students to Dean College with an information session, campus tour, and lunch in the Smith Dining Center  which are offered throughout the summer. Please check back in Spring 2017 for our Summer 2017 dates!

                Learning Differences Jump Start Program

                Get a Jump Start on your college search! Dean College will be offering a one-day Jump Start Program for students with learning differences and their families. Learn about the college search process, the questions to ask and the services and programs available. Please check back in Spring 2017 for our Summer 2017 date!

                  Virtual Tours

                  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.

                  We look forward to welcoming you and your guests soon!

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