Congratulations on your admission to Dean College! We are here to help guide you through the exciting transition to college.

Next Steps

Submit Your Enrollment Deposit

After submitting your deposit, you can track your next steps through the Enrollment Portal.

Applying was the hard part; now comes the easy part. Take a moment to celebrate. We invite you to join our diverse and dynamic community of students and faculty and hope to see you on campus this fall as part of our incoming class!

We believe that Dean is a good fit for you, but before making your final decision, we encourage you to learn a little more about us. Here are a few easy steps to make your enrollment at Dean a reality. You can also check out our Next Steps Flyer for additional details.

Apply for Financial Aid

Complete the FAFSA form to be considered for financial aid. The majority of our students receive some form of financial assistance and even if you think you won't qualify, submitting the FAFSA may make you eligible for an award from Dean's institutional funds. 

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Our Accepted Students Days have passed, but you can check out all our visit options here!

Campus tours are offered Monday through Friday at 9:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m.

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Enrolling Students

Submit Your Enrollment Deposit

Fall Enrollment (September) 

The enrollment deposit will hold your place in the entering class ($500 for resident students, $250 for commuters). The priority deadline for students accepted for Fall (September) enrollment is May 1. Students accepted after May 1 are asked to submit their deposit within three weeks after receiving admissions notification.  Please click here to submit your enrollment deposit. (Log in to the application portal as a returning user to access the payment page.)  Please note, the enrollment deposit is non-refundable after May 1.

If you have any issues submitting your deposit online, for assistance, please contact the Office of Admissions at 508-541-1508 or admissions@dean.edu

Register for New Student Orientation

Register for New Student Orientation (NSO) and participate in the fun activities, helpful workshops, and informative presentations that make for an easy transition to Dean.

On-Campus Housing and Dining 

Fall (September) Enrollment

Please complete the online Housing and Dining Request Application. This form will be available in Early March on Today@Dean (click on MyHousing page) and may be accessed with your Dean student email address. You will receive your Dean student email address via the personal email you supplied on your application two weeks after your deposit has been processed. Be sure to check “junk or spam” folders for this email, especially Gmail and Yahoo users.

For more information about our housing opportunities visit our Residence Life homepage.

Submit Required Health Forms and Insurance Information

Fall Enrollment (September)

After submitting your enrollment deposit please submit the Required Health Forms. A physical examination, health form and medical history, and evidence of immunizations and qualified health insurance coverage are required by Massachusetts law or College policy. You may also click here to learn more about receiving or waiving the College's health insurance.

If you have questions please contact the Health Services at 508-541-1600 or healthservices@dean.edu.

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