Lasell was founded in 1851 as the Auburndale Female Seminary by Williams College Professor of Chemistry, Edward Lasell, after he took a sabbatical from his job in Williamstown to teach at the Mount Holyoke Female Seminary in South Hadley, where the experience inspired him to invest more personally in women's education.
An innovator in education for over 150 years, Lasell College today is a comprehensive coeducational college offering professionally oriented bachelor's and master's degree programs.
Career Services provides skill building and networking opportunities for students to engage in lifelong professional development. Our office builds relationships with employers and provides support for faculty and parents as we partner in the career development success of their students.
The Office of International Services provides information, support, and advising on a wide range of topics, including immigration issues (work permits, travel), financial questions, social and cultural differences, and resources at Lasell College and in the community.
A reasonable accommodation is a modification or adjustment to a course, program, service, activity or facility that enables a qualified student with a disability to have an equal opportunity to attain the same level of performance or enjoy equal benefits and privileges as are available to similarly situated students without disabilities. The College is obligated to provide accommodation only to the known limitations of an otherwise qualified student with a disability.
The Brennan Library's collection consists of approximately 55,000 titles, over 106 databases and 201 print magazine subscriptions. Lasell shares an on-line catalog with the 41 members of the Minuteman Library Network, with a total of 5.9 million items.
Take advantage of our agreements with Dell and Apple to receive Lasell's discounted price. The computers available on each site meet the Lasell minimum requirements. We recommend purchasing extended warranty on laptop computers.
Lasell College has partnered with Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Massachusetts and University Health Plans to provide health insurance coverage for our students. All students enrolled in at least 9 qualifying credits are required by Massachusetts State law to enroll in the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) or be covered by a health insurance plan with comparable coverage.
Life at Lasell College is all about learning. Because we engage you on so many levels, you'll find that learning has never been more fun. We offer the complete college experience you've been looking for - from competitive athletics to meaningful leadership opportunities to creating everlasting relationships.
The office of Student Activities also sponsors clubs and activities including and outdoor adventure, running club, hiking club, crew club, cheerleading club, tennis club, rugby club, ultimate Frisbee club, dance team, step team, active minds. For More information on how to join these clubs and organizations or start a new club that pursues your interests please visit STUDENT ACTIVITIES.
Lasell College clubs and organizations are student-initiated and run with the assistance of a staff or faculty advisor. All student clubs and organizations are open to any Lasell student. Recognized student clubs and organizations are able to receive a budget, get assistance with event planning and promotion through all activities fairs and publications.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.