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

What's Next?

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. 

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Fall Semester 2021 Plans

Dean College has recently announced a full return to in person learning and will require full COVID-19 vaccination for all students.

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Campus Tours

Visiting campus for the first time or returning as an accepted student? You and your family can join us for a personalized, guided on-campus tour.

Enrolling at Dean for Fall 2021

Students accepted for Fall (September) enrollment are asked to submit their deposit by May 1st or three weeks after their offer of admission. The enrollment deposit will hold your place in the entering class ($500 for resident students, $250 for commuters). If you need an extension, please contact your Admissions Counselor or contact the Office of Admissions at 508-541-1508 or

Please click here to submit your enrollment deposit. (Log in to your Application Status Portal as a returning user to access the payment page.)  

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

After submitting your deposit, you can track your next steps through your Enrollment Checklist on the Application Status Portal.

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.

Financial Aid

Applying for 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. 


Whether you need a hand with the FASFA, or have questions about your financial aid package or out of pocket costs, we're here to help! Schedule an appointment with a student financial planning counselor today.

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Enrolling Students Next Steps Fall 2021

After submitting your enrollment deposit you can login to your Application Status Portal to access your Enrollment Checklist.

Virtual Accepted Students Day

While our virtual Accepted Students Days may have passed, it's not too late to visit our Virtual Admitted Student Experience! It has all the videos, student videos and recordings of the live sessions.

Accepted Students Day


New Student Orientation programs have concluded for students entering in the Fall of 2021. Information on student meet-ups and our Bulldog Beginnings program can be accessed here.

International students should plan to attend International Student Orientation (ISO) which begins on September 3rd.

On-Campus Housing and Dining 

The application for Fall 2021 housing and dining is now open. Complete the application in your Dean Gateway.

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

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2021 Academic Schedules

As a fall student, you'll work with your Success and Career Advisor as part of New Student Orientation to discuss Fall courses. You will receive information from your Success and Career Advisor on how to view your course schedule the first week of August.

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Submit Required Health Forms and Insurance Information

After submitting your enrollment deposit for either spring or fall enrollment, 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.

All members of the Dean community will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by July 26, 2021. Medical or religious exceptions will be reviewed on an individual basis.

If you have questions please contact the Health Services at 508-541-1600 or

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