Welcome, Parents!

Choosing a college is an important - and exhaustive - endeavor. Here, we hope you will find helpful information to keep your family on track throughout the college search process.

Please explore our Parent Perspectives e-series. These messages are updates just for parents on financial aid, student life, academic programs and reminders about deadlines and events. Each issue of Parent Perspectives will be posted here. Want to be notified when the latest issue has been added? Click here to join our mailing list.

Conway Campbell

Student Life at Assumption

Assumption's diverse cocurricular activities complement our strong academic programs, resulting in a holistic and seamless educational experience that builds mind, body and spirit. At Assumption, we encourage each student to take an active part in their growth and development. In this issue of Parent Perspectives, Assumption's Dean of Campus Life will share how students can get involved in the College's many campus clubs, organizations and activities.

Learn more about Student Life at Assumption.

Dean Knowlton

Assumption Offers an Academic Vision

In this issue of Parent Perspectives, Dr. Eloise Knowlton, Dean of Undergraduate Studies, shares the many academic and co-curricular opportunities available to your student at Assumption, the vision and values that guide the four-year experience and the individual attention that he or she will receive. Learn more in Assumption Offers an Academic Vision.

William Smith

Taking the Next Steps in the Financial Aid Process

Happy New Year from the Office of Financial Aid at Assumption College!  I hope that you were able to take a break from the college search process over the holidays and enjoy time with family and friends.  With 2014 now in full swing, it’s a good time to get started on filing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  

In this issue of Parent Perspectives, the College’s Director of Financial Aid provides tips on filing your FAFSA online, explains the Student Aid Report (SAR), and outlines important dates and deadlines.  Learn more in “Taking the Next Steps in the Financial Aid Process.”

Guide to Beginning the Financial Aid Process

Feeling overwhelmed by the financial aid process? We understand and we're here to help! In this issue of Parent Perspectives, we shed some light on the process for completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), which is the first step in applying for financial aid.

William Smith, Assumption's Director of Financial Aid, shares some helpful tips on this important process and provides information for you to connect directly with our financial aid staff through our online chats. Learn more in "Guide to Beginning the Financial Aid Process".

Neil Castronovo

Parenting Through the Process

Having been through the college search process recently with his two daughters, Neil Castronovo, Assumption’s Dean of Student Development and Counseling, understands the time and energy you will invest throughout the process. (Not to mention many miles on your car!) To help you through this exciting, yet nervous time, Neil shares his unique perspective and provides some helpful tips in ‘Parenting Through the Process’ in this edition of Parent Perspectives. (read article)

92% of first-year and sophomores work with the Career Development and Internship Center to create an action plan for the future

68% of 2013 graudates completed at least one internship while studying at Assumption

95% of graduates are employed or in graduate school within 6 months of graduation