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Graduate Admission

Important Information for Incoming Students

Congratulations on your recent acceptance to Emerson! We are thrilled to have you join our community. Bookmark this page and keep checking back for more helpful information and resources designed to make your transition to Emerson and Boston as easy as possible.


Affordability

Congratulations again on being accepted to Emerson College! Your Emerson education is an investment towards a lifetime of professional achievement and personal success. At Emerson you’ll learn from top-notch faculty and work with state-of-the-art equipment, all while living in a world-class city. With careful planning and budgeting, you will be able to maximize your program benefits while minimizing the financial strain.

Through federal loans, payment plan options and our financial education program, Money Matters, we strive to help students manage the cost of a quality education. It is our goal to provide the services needed to make Emerson College a financial reality for you. The Financial Aid staff, in conjunction with Student Accounts and the Student Service Center, is committed to working together to find the best solution for your situation and needs.

Please read through our Graduate Financial Assistance Guide for information about all of the financing options that are available to you. Please don’t hesitate to contact our office at 617-824-8655 or at finaid@emerson.edu with any questions. We look forward to working with you!


Off-Campus Student Services

The Office of Off–Campus Student Services is here to help you with the daunting task of searching for housing in Boston. Roommate workshops, information about transportation, advice on realtors and other services are all available. No matter where you are relocating to Boston from, we can help you find your place in this wonderful city.

You can contact the Office of Off-Campus Student Services at ocss@emerson.edu or 617-824-7863.


Health Services

Beginning June 1, Emerson students must provide the Center of Health and Wellness the required immunization documentation by the July 1, 2013 deadline. Please read the Pre-Entrance Health Requirements Policy for your specific requirements and contact us if you have any questions.

The Center for Health and Wellness works to help students make informed decisions about their health by providing the campus community with accessible and accurate information as well as compassionate service that fosters personal health, academic success, and community wellness.

The Center offers many services and programs to students such as:

  • Educational Appointments
  • Health & Wellness Educational Resources
  • Free Condoms
  • Alcohol and Other Drug Education
  • Nutrition Services
  • Mindful Mondays
  • Wellness Learning Community for Resident Students

Please contact the Student Service Center at ssc@emerson.edu or at 617-824-8655 if you have any additional questions or concerns.


Final Transcript Reminder

We want to remind you that your final transcript with proof of graduation must be submitted to our office before you begin Fall 2013 classes. Although you may have already requested this document from your school, we encourage you to check the status of your Proof of College Graduation requirement in the application portal in order to determine whether or not your final transcript has been received. All transcripts should be submitted to:

Emerson College Office of Graduate Admission
120 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116

For all CD students: If you applied through CSDCAS, you must send us a copy of your final transcript as well. Additionally, if you have completed clinical observation hours as part of a class you have taken, please send a copy of these hours to:

Phyllis Meyers
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Emerson College
120 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116-4624

If you have any questions, please contact us at gradapp@emerson.edu or 617-824-8610.


Living in Boston

At Emerson College we believe that Boston is the best city in the world. We hope that the moment you step foot on campus you will experience the excitement and savor the spirit of opportunity that Boston has to offer. Before you move Boston, there are a few things you should know:

  • Emerson’s location: We are located in the Theatre District, which is in the heart of downtown Boston. Our campus is only a few blocks away from historic Beacon Hill and lively Chinatown
  • Accessibly around the city: We are accessible by our subway/street trolley system, known locally as the “T.” To find your way to campus on the T you can utilize the Green, Red, or Orange lines. You can learn more about the MBTA Semester T Pass through Off-Campus Student Services. The deadline to sign up for the semester pass is July 30, 2013.
  • Employment: If you’re looking for a part-time job that is flexible enough to work around your class schedule, check out the student employment section of our website. Please note: students cannot begin applying for jobs until the end of August. Graduate students registered for at least a half-time course load (minimum of 4 credits for graduate students) are eligible to work on-campus through the student employment program.