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Academic Centers

In support of its commitment to Connected Learning, Lasell provides a number of on-campus resources that foster the linkage of classroom learning with practical experience.

Academic Achievement Center

Brennan Library, Main Level, 617-243-2474
The Academic Achievement Center (AAC) provides academic assistance to all Lasell students, whether they want some extra help studying, could use help starting a research paper, or need more intensive assistance in a specific content area.

Academic Advising Center and First Year Programs

Brennan Library, Main Level, 617-243-2149
The Center for Academic Advising and First Year Programs provides a centralized location for all first year students' academic advising services.

Brennan Library 

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. 

Center for Community-Based Learning

Located in Klingbeil House, the Lasell University Center for Community-Based Learning provides support and opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to engage in community service in order to deepen academic learning; promote values of citizenship; provide practical, project-focused experience; and develop initiatives that make a direct and lasting contribution to local communities and society. 

Holway Child Study Centers

The Barn (617-243-2287) and Rockwell (617-243-2355)
The Holway Child Study Centers at Lasell serve as laboratory schools on campus where students apply the skills and knowledge of many of the different majors offered at the University.

International Programs/Study Abroad

Studying abroad is one of the best ways of preparing for the new global world in which we live and work. For this reason, Lasell sees the study abroad experience as an important aspect of the educational experience.

Nancy Donahue '49 Center for Ethics, Diversity, and Inclusion

Plummer House, 617-243-2104
The mission of Lasell University's Donahue Center for Ethics, Diversity, and Inclusion is to foster awareness of the importance of a civil society and to create sensitivity to the moral dimensions of choices individuals make. 

RoseMary B. Fuss Center for Research on Aging and Intergenerational Studies

Established in 2001, The RoseMary B. Fuss Center for Research on Aging and Intergenerational Studies, at Lasell University, is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for older adults through research, community partnerships, and teaching focused on aging, lifelong learning, and intergenerational programs.

The RoseMary B. Fuss Teaching and Learning Center 

The RoseMary B. Fuss Teaching and Learning Center provides leadership and support for active, engaged, and connected learning, teaching, and assessment in face-to-face, web enhanced, and online environments, as well as promoting faculty scholarship and professional development.  

Yamawaki Cultural Center

Since 1990, the Yamawaki Art and Cultural Center has been an important vehicle for supporting student involvement in the fine and performing arts as well as for sponsoring fine arts exhibits for the Lasell and broader community.