Welcome New Students!

This website and the Welcome Packet will be your portal to Lasell College. Please read all the information below to learn how to register for Orientation, obtain necessary forms, and complete placement exams. Welcome to the Lasell College community! For more detailed information please use the links on the left sidebar. 

The Orientation Leaders are very excited to welcome you to campus. Get to know them here!

Should you have questions please feel free to contact the Office of Student Activities and Orientation at 617-243-2475 or via email at studentactivities@lasell.edu. Our business hours during the academic year are Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. During the summer office hours are Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Orientation Quick Links

- Orientation Programs
- Welcome Packet
- Lasell Email Information
Placement Exams
Health Forms
Student Account Information
Housing Forms
Donahues Bookstore
Nearby Hotels

Orientation Programs

Lasell Laser Welcome Weekend is the second portion of our Orientation program for new students. This three-day program takes place just before classes start in September from September 5-7, 2015. During Lasell Laser Welcome Weekend you will learn how to navigate the Lasell campus as well as the great city of Boston. Part of this program is focused on adjusting to your new community, learning where your classes will take place, meeting with faculty members and discussing your common reading. You will also have the opportunity to explore Boston with faculty and staff members and/or join the first year class on an evening cruise of Boston Harbor. For a list of trips that you can sign up to attend please click here. Please note there will be other events, meetings and sessions throughout the weekend withat you will need to or wish to attend aside from these trips. If you haven't yet attendend an Orientation program, you will need to register for Make Up Orientation on Sunday, September 6, 2015.

Registration has closed to allow us to prepare for your arrival. You will be able to register for any open trips on site during check in or add yourself to the wait list for any trips that are full. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at 617-243-2475. Our office is open Monday-Friday 9am-4:30pm.

Lasell Email Information

Your username and temporary password will be mailed with your Welcome Packet. To login to your Lasell student email, click here.  This will take you to the Outlook login page, where you can login to your Lasell student email account. Directions are also below for how to access your Lasell email account, how to change your password, how to set up email forwarding, and how to set up email access to your Lasell email account on your phone. Contact Information Technology with any questions at (617) 243-2200 or helpdesk@lasell.edu.

Placement Exams

Please complete as soon as possible. Use your Lasell user name and password to enter into the placement exam.

Please print and bring with you score confirmation.

  • Directions for Completing Placement Exams - Please read first
  • Math Placement Exam
  • English Placement Essay
  • Spanish and French Placement Exam (password is lasell)

    Math Placement Exams: All new students are required to take the Mathematics placement test before attending Orietnation. Your placement score will help you and your advisor select your first math course at Lasell. When you take the Mathematics Placement Test you may use a calculator and take as much time as you need. However, the entire test should be completed on your own and in one sitting.

    Spanish and French Placement Exams: Students in the following majors have a foreign language graduation requirement:  English, English with Elementary Education, English with Secondary Education, History, History with Secondary Education, Humanities, Human Services, Psychology, Sociology, and International Business.  Students in these areas with previous coursework in Spanish or French should take the placement test for the language they have studied; students in other majors who are considering further Spanish or French study at Lasell should also complete the appropriate placement test.

Health Forms

All students please submit by August 1, 2015 or as soon as possible. All forms are required.

Haven and Alcohol EDU

Membership in the Lasell College community comes with a shared commitment to the health and welfare of your self and others. Lasell College has partnered with EverFi, whos mission is to help students address critical life skills, such as alcohol abuse prevention and sexual assault prevention. Each year over half a million students complete these courses.

Lasell College requires that every incoming first year student completes AlcoholEDU for Collage and Haven. Every incoming transfer student is required to complete Haven.

First year students click here for the letter that you received which includes instructions.
Transfer students click here for the letter that you received which includes instructions.

Student Account Information

The Lasell College Office of Student Accounts is here to serve your needs as they relate to your tuition account. When you register at Lasell College, you are thereby agreeing to pay all charges when the account is due, on a semester-by-semester basis. Below is the 2015-2016 Undergraduate Billing Policies and Fee Schedule. Please be sure to read this document thoroughly, as it contains important and helpful information regarding your financial responsibilities and options while attending Lasell College. Feel free to contact the Office of Student Accounts at studentaccounts@lasell.edu, or (617) 243-2103, with any questions.

Look here for: Billing Pin, Student ID Number, and Self-Service Log-in Information 

2015-2016 Billing and Fee Schedule Information
Look here for: Payment due dates, Health Insurance Waiver information, Explanation of tuition and fees.

Housing Forms

Resident students, please submit by Friday, July 10, 2015 or as soon as possible.

Class of 2019 Service Project

Join fellow Class of 2019 Lasell students to collect food and toiletries for the Centre Street Food Pantry. The Center Street Food Pantry is an independent nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that serves residents of Newton, Brookline, Needham, Allston/Brighton, Watertown and Wellesley. Please bring the items requested below to Check-in. Volunteer representatives will be at Check-in to collect the items. If you have questions you may call 617-243-2348.

Items that can be Donated: Please note that only unopened, unexpired items will be accepted.
Milk (shelf stable)
Coffee and Tee
Peanut Butter, Jelly
Canned Meals: Stews, soups, ravioli, lasagna, spaghetti and meatballs etc.
Canned vegetables and beans
Baby Products: diapers, wipes, infant foodsd
Hygiene Items: feminine productes, hand sanitizer, toothbrushes and toothpaste, soap, shaving items, shampoo etc.
Paper productes and household items: toilet tissue, paper towels, laundry and dish soap etc.

Donahue's Bookstore Information

Donahue's Bookstore at Lasell College carries all course materials required for your classes. We are pleased to offer many affordable textbooks options to Lasell College students including new, used, digital, and rental texts. Your books may be purchased in the store or through our online website. If you purchase online, you can choose to have your books shipped to you, or pick them up in the store when you arrive on campus! We also carry an assortment of Lasell College clothing and gifts, school and residence hall supplies, snacks and technology products. Accepted forms of payment include; cash, check, credit or debit card, Barnes & Noble Gift Card, and your Lasell "Torch Card". We are located in the Arnow Campus Center.  If you have questions about the bookstore or purchasing your books, you can call (617) 243-2182 or email lasellbookstore@lasell.edu.

Hotel Information
List of Nearby Hotels

News Highlight

Lasell Introduces Cross-Registration Program with Regis College, Expanding on Courses Offered  Monday, March 30, 2015Lasell College will begin a cross-registration program with Regis College this Fall, enabling undergraduate students to enroll in additional courses there at no additional cost. Lasell students will be able to add selected Regis courses to their Lasell schedule starting with pre-registration this April.

Featured Event

Graduate Information Session  Wednesday, August 20, 2014