Student Life at William James College

Dean of Students Office

Welcome to the William James College Community!

As students in the William James community, we know you are juggling a lot more beyond classes and field education. Your personal and professional growth, along with general well-being are important to how Student Life is shaped at William James. We provide a variety of services, programs, and resources to create a community that will support your growth and success.

Stuck? Find Resources to Help

Whether you’re wondering about the student handbook, registering for classes, looking for research help, or even interested in checking out our board game collection, William James College has resources available. Our Library houses a collection of physical and digital materials, as well as expert staff, to help students and faculty with any library or research needs. And our Registrar’s Office ensures all students have access to academic policies, transcripts, registrations, calendars, and more. Click the links below to learn more.


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Student Policies and Procedures

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Explore William James Outside the Classroom

Every semester, the Dean of Students Office hosts events, discussions, and other programs for all students—both online and on campus—to come together outside of academics. These events are opportunities to meet students from other programs, learn and have conversations about timely topics, and enjoy the William James College community. Stay up to date with upcoming Dean of Students events on Facebook and Twitter

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Welcome to William James!

Before starting your academic program, you will join us for Orientation where you can meet your cohort, learn about the resources available to you, get a feel for our online technologies, and more. 

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Living Around Campus

Learn about housing, dining, shopping, and entertainment in the Boston area.

Our proximity to the city gives our students a wide variety of options for housing where they can be close to campus, internships, and all the fun Boston has to offer. 

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Three WJC Graduates


You’re at the finish line!

Find information and resources for students, families, and guests about our upcoming Commencement Ceremony.

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