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Student Life at Assumption

Conway Campbell

April 5, 2016

In my experience, students who do well in college, and make the most of their time here, are the same ones that become involved in the academic and co-curricular collegiate life. It is for this reason that Assumption College offers a variety of opportunities for students to get involved and stay active.

A Place They’ll Call Home
Nearly ninety percent of our students choose to live on campus, and housing is guaranteed all four years. Resident assistants (RAs) live on each floor of every residence hall, where they help students acclimate to college life and plan in-dorm activities. We also have a professional staff member living in each area.

Commuter Student Life
Assumption’s commuter students participate in the same activities as our residence students. There are also spaces on campus where they can study and relax while they are here throughout the day. Students are always welcome to visit friends in the residence halls at any time. They will simply come from your home to ours.

Keeping Active
The Plourde Recreation Center is very popular with the Assumption community. Plourde offers all of our students an array of fitness equipment, as well as free weights and strength training machines. Students can play racquetball or basketball, swim in the pool, or attend one of the many instructional programs, such as kickboxing or spinning. Over 500 of our students participate in at least one of our more than 20 intramural programs and all students are encouraged to take part, regardless of their skill level.

The Campus Center
Hagan Campus Center serves as the “hub” for our students, a place where they can hang out, check their mail, visit the bookstore, eat at Charlie’s or grab a cup of coffee at the on-campus Dunkin’ Donuts. Hagan is also home to a number of student-run organizations such as Volunteer Services, Campus Ministry Core Team, The Cross Cultural Center, Student Government Association, and the Campus Activities Board.

Our student-run Campus Activities Board (CAB) and Student Government Association (SGA) are regionally recognized as among the very best. CAB keeps the student body entertained with activities like movies, bus trips to Boston, Providence and Wachusett Mountain, on-campus comedians and concerts, formal balls, museum trips, thought-provoking lectures and much, much more. SGA members represent their classes and provide input to the College's administration on important issues. We encourage students to take a leadership role in one or more of these groups, or simply attend and enjoy the events they make possible.

Venturing Out
Worcester is a vibrant “college town” with world-class restaurants, theater and cultural events.  Better yet, Worcester’s many businesses, government offices and non-profit organizations provide Assumption students with numerous internships and job opportunities.

This is a big decision and a time of tremendous change for you, your child and your family. If I can answer any questions, I’d be glad to help. I look forward to seeing you at Accept Assumption on Sunday!


Conway Campbell
Dean of Campus Life

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