Student Transportation

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    Weekly Shopping Shuttle

    SPRING 2018

    Each week students can board the shopping shuttle to visit four local shopping plazas. These plazas offer grocery stores, pharmacies, restaurants, a movie theatre and more. The shuttle is a free service provided by Dean College for students only.  Students will have to show their Dean College ID to board the shuttle.

    The pick-up and drop-off location at Dean College is between Dean Hall & Ray Building. The days of the week, pick up/return times and plaza schedules are as follows:

    Thursday: Stop and Shop Plaza in Franklin
    Pick Up from Dean every hour from 4pm-8pm
    Return to Dean at every half hour from 5:30pm-9:30pm

    Friday: Walmart Plaza & Regal Cinema Plaza
    Pick Up from Dean every hour from 5:30pm-9:30pm
    Return to Dean at every hour from 7:30pm-11:30pm
    *Note there are stores that close prior to the last shuttle that leaves from Dean College, so please plan accordingly.

    Saturday: Patriot Place in Foxboro
    Pick Up from Dean and Franklin Commons every hour from 6pm-11pm
    Return to Dean and Franklin Commons every half hour from 8pm-1am

    Sunday: Stop and Shop
    Pick Up from Dean every hour from 12:30pm-3:30pm
    Return to Dean at every half hour from 2:30pm-5:30pm

    Special Sunday Trips To Target Plaza and Wrentham Outlets (The shuttle will not run to Stop & Shop on these days).

    Wrentham: Jan 21st, Feb 25th, April 8th

    Target Plaza: Feb 11th, March 25th and April 22nd

    The shuttle will not run at all during spring break (March 2nd-11th). Additionally, the shuttle will not run on the following Sundays: February 18th, April 1st and April 15th. The last shuttle date for the semester is Sunday, April 29th. All times are subject to change. 

    Airport Shuttle Information

    Airport transportation for our students is scheduled through Kiessling Transit. The airport shuttle goes to TF Green Airport in Providence, RI and Logan International Airport in Boston. Students can contact Kiessling Transit directly about transportation to the Amtrak station in Providence. Area airport transportation is also available through a private car service for a flat rate of $70.

    There are certain times during each semester that Kiessling Transit will run shuttles to and from TF Green and Logan for a fee of $20 each way. All major credit cards are accepted and all bookings must be pre-paid. Gratuities are not required.

    Shuttles to Logan and Providence Airports:

    Friday, March 2nd 9am, 1pm, 5pm

    Sunday, April 29th -May 3rd 9am, 1pm ,5pm

    May 4th 9am, 1pm

    Shuttles to Dean from Logan and Providence Airports

    March 11th 9am, 1pm, 5pm

    More information may be found at Students and their families are encouraged to make flight arrangements around these times. Bookings must be made during operating hours Monday through Friday from 8am- 4pm. Whether it is the shuttle or a private car, all reservations must be made by 4pm the day before departure/arrival.

    Kiessling Transit Reservations
    Phone: 1-855-432-3315

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  • Featured Local Attractions

    If you're looking for a spot down to road to shop, eat, see a movie or catch a game, consider Patriot Place, the home of Gillette Stadium & the New England Patriots. Equally as close is a shoppers paradise, the Wrentham Premium Outlets. Perhaps you are looking for a cup of coffee or a gourmet cupcake? Head over to The Cake Bar

    No matter which direction you look in, there are plenty of attractions around Dean College!