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 have been training and 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.

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

Laser Link Orientation our June program, is a two-day overnight program that introudces students to Lasell and all the resources available to help you be successful. Students attending this program will meet many of their classmates, members of the faculty and staff, learn about meal plans, housing options and select courses for the fall. On Day 1 of each session, student check-in takes place from 8:30 A.M. -  9:00 A.M. The program will be completed around 3:30 P.M. on Day 2. New Students will receive additional information in the Welcome Packet which is mailed to all deposited students after May 1. The sessions for 2015 will run June 15-16, June 18-19, June 22-23 and June 25-26. Each session costs $60 per student. Please click this link to log in and register for Laser Link Orientation. 

Parent and Family Orientation is a program that complements Laser Link Orientation on Day 2 of the program. A variety of information sessions and other events are planned for your visit. Registration for Parent and Family Orientation is processed concurrently with your student's registration for Laser Link Orientation if you choose to participate.  Check in for Parent and Family Orientation takes place from 9:30 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. the entire program runs from 9:30 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. with an optional campus tour offered at the conclusion of the day. The cost is $15 per person (which includes lunch).

Laser Transfer Transitions is scheduled for August 12, 2015. All students transferring to Lasell College will have the opportunity to meet classmates and members of the faculty and staff during the program. In addition, students will choose their courses for the fall and learn about dining options, housing options and information technology. The program runs all day and is not a drop in. Registration will go live in July. 

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. Registration will go live in August.

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)

    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.

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 2014-2015 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.

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 teh 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

Faculty Profile

Anne Bernays TrevenenAssistant Professor of FashionAnne Trevenen  

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