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                                             Pre-Enrollment Guide 11|12




Welcome Letter ........................ 2    Housing Information                            Student Life .........................26-27
                                             and Application Form......... 12-14
Registration Checklist ................ 3                                                   Contact Numbers ..... Back Cover
                                             Housing Agreement ...........15-20
Registration Days ...................... 4
                                             Moving on Campus .................21
Academic Calendar ............. 4-5                                                                    IMPORTANT
                                             Computer & Information                                    HEALTH AND
Health Information
                                             Services...............................22-24            HOUSING FORMS
and Forms.............................6-10
                                                                                                        INCLUDED
                                             Tuition and Fees .......................25
Health Insurance...................... 11




         Fisher College|Boston                                                                             www.fisher.edu
                                                                                                                                                            “WHAT’S MY NEXT MOVE?” — Here’s a checklist…
                         Welcome to Fisher College!                           You belong in Boston!
                                                                                                                                                              It is very important that you complete these steps as soon as possible.


                                                                                                                                                            q Make your deposit to Fisher College to hold your place in the class.
                                                                                                                                                              The deposit for residence hall students is $500 and the deposit for commuting students is
                                                                                                                                                              $200. After May 1st, your deposit for the fall semester is non-refundable. Deposits for the
                                                                                                                                                              Spring semester are refundable until December 1st.
                                                      Dear Student,                                                                                           e-mail: admissions@fisher.edu      tel: 617-236-8818    fax: 617-236-5473

                                                      Congratulations on your recent acceptance to Fisher. I am pleased that you are considering
                                                                                                                                                            q Complete the financial aid process.
                                                      Fisher for your undergraduate education. Our College, located in the heart of Boston, has a
                                                      great deal to offer you, including:                                                                     If you have not received a financial aid award, call the financial aid office to find out what
                                                                                                                                                              items are missing from your file. Do not assume that everything is done unless you have an
                                                      • Small class sizes                                                                                     award in hand.
                                                      • An opportunity to work closely with a caring and committed faculty
                                                      • Generous financial aid awards to help you afford your education                                       e-mail: financialaid@fisher.edu     tel: 617-236-8821    fax: 617-670-4440

                                                      This booklet contains valuable information and important materials that you and/or your               q Fill out and return the Housing Agreement and Roommate Preference form in the
                                                      parents will need to review carefully. There are several forms that you must fill out and return to     envelope provided.
                                                      Fisher College prior to your arrival for orientation. We strongly recommend that you return all
                                                                                                                                                              Rooms are assigned based upon deposit date.
                                                      required paperwork as soon as possible so that you are not behind when school begins.
                                                                                                                                                              e-mail: housing@fisher.edu     tel: 617-236-8828    fax: 617-670-4431
                                                      All of our student support offices are open throughout the year to assist you. To avoid long
                                                      lines and stress at the start of the semester, prepare for college well in advance of your arrival.   q Make an appointment with your primary care physician for a complete physical.
                                                      Preparing for college includes making arrangements for such things as:
                                                                                                                                                              While at your appointment, have your doctor update your immunizations to meet state
                                                      • Bill payment                                                                                          regulations. Return completed health and immunization records as soon as possible.
                                                      • Health insurance
                                                                                                                                                              Health Services e-mail: loates@fisher.edu     tel: 617-236-8860    fax: 617-236-5465
                                                      • Room selection
                                                      • Financial aid and all loan paperwork
                                                                                                                                                            q Complete the insurance information/enrollment process.
                                                      • Physicals and immunization updates
                                                                                                                                                              All students must have health insurance. Fisher College does not accept health insurance
                                                      If you have any questions about any subject related to starting at Fisher College, do not               from foreign countries or hospital-based community plans. If you receive health benefits
                                                      hesitate to contact the College at 617-236-8818. You will also find valuable information for            from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, please be aware that you must have your
                                                      accepted students on our website at www.fisher.edu.                                                     own MassHealth account by the age of 19. Most out-of-state HMOs are not valid in MA. If
                                                      I hope that you do select Fisher as your college. Our students rave about the close ties they           your health insurance is from a state outside of Massachusetts, please forward a copy of
                                                      have with faculty, staff and their fellow students. Fisher really is a unique College — one that        your coverage for our review.
                                                      strives to make its students feel like they belong to an extended educational community. I              Beginning on June 1, 2011 the insurance enrollment/waiver process can be completed
                                                      look forward to working with you in the near future.                                                    online at www.fisher.edu/student-life/student-services/health-services.html. If no insurance
                                                      Sincerely,                                                                                              waiver is received by the first day of school, you will be billed for Fisher’s Student Health Plan.

                                                                                                                                                              Health Services e-mail: malemida@fisher.edu
                                                                                                                                                              tel: 617-670-4429 fax: 617-236-5465
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                                                      Robert Melaragni                                                                                      q Confirm payment in full.




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                                                      Dean of Admissions                                                                                      Most students need to access student and/or parent loans to pay their bill in full. This
                                                                                                                                                              process can take a number of weeks for credit approval. Confirm with both the financial
                                                      P.S. You will receive information about how to finance your education under separate cover.
                                                                                                                                                              aid office and the bursar that your loan or payment plan has been approved and
                                                                                                                                                              guaranteed. Do not wait until the last minute to confirm payment.
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                                                                                                                                                              e-mail: bursar@fisher.edu    tel: 617-236-5403     fax: 617-236-5401




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                         Academic Calendar 2011|2012

                         Registration Days
                         Fisher College students take placement examinations, meet with advisors and choose classes
                         at one of four Registration Days during the summer.


                                     2011 REGISTRATION DAYS ARE:
                                     • Monday, June 20, 2011 (suggested date for transfer students)
                                     • Thursday, June 23, 2011
                                     • Thursday, July 21, 2011
                                     • Monday, August 15, 2011

                         Students and parents should plan on attending one of these four programs prior to coming
                         for our Orientation Program scheduled over the Labor Day weekend. Information about how
                         to sign up for a Registration Day will be sent to you after the college receives your deposit.




                         fall 2011                                                                                                                 spring 2012

                         Saturday, September 3 ................................................. Residence Halls Open for New Students             Sunday, January 15 ...................................................... Residence Halls Open for New Students

                         Saturday – Monday, September 3,4,5 .................................................. New Student Orientation             Sunday – Monday, January 15,16 ......................................................... New Student Orientation

                         Monday, September 5 ......................................... Residence Halls Open for Returning Students                 Monday, January 16 ............................................. Residence Halls Open for Returning Students

                         Tuesday, September 6 ..................................................................... Fall Semester Classes Begin    Tuesday, January 17 ................................................................... Spring Semester Classes Begin

                         Monday, September 12 .............................................................................Drop/Add Period Ends    Monday, January 23..................................................................................Drop/Add Period Ends

                         Monday, October 10 ......................................................................Columbus Day – No Classes        Monday, February 20 ......................................................................Presidents Day – No Classes

                         Friday, October 21 .............................................................................Mid-Semester Grades Due   Friday, March 9 .................................................................................. Mid Semester Grades Due

                         Friday, November 11 ........................................................ Veteran’s Day Observed – No Classes          Saturday – Sunday, March 10 – 18............................................................................Spring Break

                         Wednesday – Friday, November 23,24,25 ................................ Thanksgiving Break – No Classes                    Monday, April 16 ..................................................................................Patriot’s Day – No Classes

                         Tuesday, December 6 .............................................................. Last Day to Withdraw from Class        Tuesday, April 24 ....................................................................... Last Day to Withdraw from Class

                         Tuesday, December 13 ...................................................................... Fall Semester Classes End     Tuesday, May 1 .............................................................................. Spring Semester Classes End

                         Wednesday – Saturday, December 14,15,16,17 .........................................................Final Exams           Wednesday – Saturday, May 2,3,4,5 .........................................................................Final Exams
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                         Monday, December 19 ......................................................................... Final Exams (continued)     Monday, May 7 ..................................................................................... Final Exams (continued)

                                                                                                                                                   Saturday, May 12 .......................................................................................................Graduation
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  FISHER COLLEGE                                                                                                       Health Record
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Fisher College Health Center                                      PLEASE NOTE: ALL STUDENTS are required to return the completed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  118 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02116                               HEALTH and IMMUNIZATION REPORT by August 1, 2011. Students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    who are admitted after this date must bring their forms to check-
                         STUDENT HEALTH CENTER
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Phone: 617.236.8860                Fax: 617.236.5465
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    in day. Any student failing to provide this required documenta-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    tion will be prohibited from registering and attending classes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               STUDENT COMPLETES                                                    INSTRUCTIONS: This form must be completed in ENGLISH. Please
                                                                                            STATE LAW STATES THAT ALL HEALTH PAPERWORK                                                                                                                                                              complete all forms labeled *Student Completes This Form.*
                         Student wellness is taken seriously at Fisher College.                                                                                                                                                    THIS FORM
                                                                                           IS DUE TO THE HEALTH OFFICE BY AUGUST 1, 2011.                                                                                                                                                           Please have the student’s physician complete and return all
                         Our Health Center provides a number of services to our                                                                                                                                                                                                                     forms labeled *Physician Completes This Form.*
                         students, including an on-staff nurse, a medical doctor,
                                                                                         If you have not turned in all of your health paperwork
                         counseling services and out-patient referrals. The Health                                                                                                                                         Name: _________________________________________________                                     Male
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      q             Female
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   q            Date of Birth: ____________________
                                                                                         by then, you will be assessed a $100.00 administrative                                                                                        Last                                        First                       MI                                                  Month          Day   Year
                         Center is also responsible for maintaining health and
                                                                                         processing fee to handle your late paperwork.                                                                                     Permanent Address: _____________________________________________________________________________________________
                         immunization records for all students.
                                                                                         Additionally, any missing parts of your health paperwork                                                                                                           Street                                                    City                                     State              Zip


                                                                                         may result in additional health fees for immunizations,                                                                           Soc. Sec. #: ____________________________________________                                  Birthplace (Country): ____________________________________

                         THE HEALTH CENTER HAS REGULAR CLINIC HOURS.                     etc. Finally, failure to submit fully complete health                                                                             Home Telephone: ( _______ ) ( _______ ) ______________________                                    Cell Phone: ( _________ ) __________________________
                         Please feel free to contact us for medical assistance           paperwork by October 1, 2011 may result in dismissal                                                                                             Country Code if International       Area Code                                                    Area Code


                                                                                         from Fisher College. Please complete your health                                                                                  Local Address: __________________________________________________________________________________________________
                         as well as any questions about medical issues. The                                                                                                                                                                        Street                                                             City                                     State              Zip

                         enclosed medical forms are required for registration.           paperwork as soon as possible. Below is a checklist to                                                                            Local Phone: ( __________) ___________________________
                                                                                         assist you in making sure that all forms are complete
                         In order to welcome you to campus, we need to have              and sent in to our office. Please complete everything                                                                             Father/Guardian’s Name: _________________________________                                  Mother/Guardian’s Name: _____________________________
                         all completed paperwork on hand for you.                        listed below.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Father/Guardian’s Home Phone: ( _______ ) ________________                                 Mother/Guardian’s Phone: ( _______) ____________________

                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Father/Guardian’s Profession: ______________________________ Mother/Guardian’s Profession: __________________________

                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Father/Guardian’s Business Phone:( ______ ) _________________ Mother/Guardian’s Business Phone: ( _______) ____________
                         To be completed by                                              To be completed by
                         the student                                                     physician/medical professional                                                                                                    Date entering Fisher College: ______________                           Status:    Undergraduate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            q                                   ELI
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Cont. Ed. q  q 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    q               Transfer

                         q Health Records                                                q Immunizations                                                                                                                   College(s) attended: _____________________________________                                 Dates attended: ______________________________________

                         • Permanent address and contact information                     • Measles/Mumps/Rubella (required by state law)                                                                                   Alternate Emergency Contact
                         • Address and contact information while in school               • Tetanus/Diptheria (required by state law)                                                                                       Name: _________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Last                                                         First                                               Relationship
                         • Emergency Contacts                                            • Tuberculosis (strongly recommended for public
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Address: _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                                                                           health reasons)                                                                                                                                Street                                                               City                                            State              Zip

                         q Medical History                                               • Hepatitis B (required by state law)                                                                                             Home Telephone: ( _______ ) _____________________________                                  Business Telephone: ( _______ ) _________________________
                         • Family history (include all that apply)                       • Chicken pox history/vaccination (status
                         • Individual history (check all that apply)                       recommended for public health reasons)                                                                                          CONSENT FOR EMERGENCY TREATMENT                                                             CONSENT FOR EMERGENCY TREATMENT




                                                                                                                                                     Please return to Health Center @ 118 Beacon Street, Boston,MA 02116
                         • Hospitalizations                                              • Meningitis (required by state law for all residential                                                                           To be signed by parent/guardian if student is under                                         To be signed by student over 18 years of age:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           18 years of age:
                         • Allergies (food, drug, etc)                                     students)                                                                                                                                                                                                                   I consent to care at the College Health Center.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           I give permission for medical treatment for my son/daughter
                         • Lifestyle questions                                           • Hepatitis A
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       _____________________________________________________
                                                                                         • Polio                                                                                                                           _____________________________________________________                                       Signature                                           Date


                         q Health Insurance (required by law)                                                                                                                                                              In the event of an accident or illness, this includes referral
                                                                                         q Physical Examination                                                                                                            to a local hospital, hospitalization, anesthesia and/or
                         • Enroll if no other comparable insurance plan is                                                                                                                                                 surgery should it be necessary and I am unable to be
                           available                                                     • Occurred within past year                                                                                                       reached.
                         • Submit Waiver request if personal insurance plan              • Note any areas of concern, chronic treatment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           _____________________________________________________
                           meets state requirements                                                                                                                                                                        Signature                                                       Date
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                           FOR HEALTH SERVICES USE ONLY                                                                                 Date Received: _______________________

                         All of these items must be completely filled out and returned to us by AUGUST 1, 2011 to insure that you can easily begin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Allergies: ____________________________________________                                     Complete: 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      q                          Rubella:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                q                           CXR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           q 
                         classes on campus and to avoid the $100.00 administrative fee.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                           _____________________________________________________                                       Exemption:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      q                          Tetanus:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                q                           INH
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           q 
                         Thank you in advance for your cooperation. Please feel free to contact the Health Center at 617-236-8860.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           _____________________________________________________                                      Measles: q#1 q#2           Hepatitis B:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                q                           Physical Exam
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           q 
                                                                                                                                                     #


                                                                                                                                                                                                                           _____________________________________________________                                      q Mumps:                  q PPD                      q Labs

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                              STUDENT COMPLETES THIS FORM                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PHYSICIAN COMPLETES THIS FORM
                                                                                                                                     Medical History                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Immunization Record
                         FAMILY HISTORY
                          Please list all                    State             Age          Cause           Have any of your immediate relatives had any of the                                                                                                                                                         In accordance with Massachusetts College Immunization Law, Chapter 76, Section 15, Fisher College
                          family members            Age      of health         at death     of death        following:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        requires verification of immunity for measles,mumps, rubella, tetanus and diphtheria; the Hepatitis
                                                                                                           Illness
                                                                                                                                                   a      Specify which
                                                                                                                                                  for yes relative
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        B series is required by law as of September 2001. As of 2005, all incoming residential freshmen are
                          Father                                                                            Alcoholism                                                                                                                                                                                                  required to have the meningococcal vaccine.
                          Mother                                                                            Asthma or Allergies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Student’s Name ______________________________________________________________________________
                          Brothers                                                                          Blood or Bleeding Disorder                                                                                                                                                                                                          Last                                                           First                                               M.I.                 Date of Birth

                                                                                                            Cancer
                          Sisters                                                                           Diabetes                                                                                                                                                                                                    I. REQUIRED IMMUNIZATION
                                                                                                            Heart Disease
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          MMR (MEASLES,MUMPS, RUBELLA)
                          Spouse                                                                            High Blood Pressure
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          (If immune by titer, a copy of the lab report, with the value in ENGLISH, is required.)                                                                  Month      Day       Year
                          Children                                                                          Kidney Disease                                                                                                                                                                                                If given instead of individual immunizations, 2 doses required.

                                                                                                            Mental Illness (please specify)                                                                                                                                                                               q Dose 1 – Immunized on or after first birthday ...............................................................................Dose 1 ___ / ___ / ____
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          q Dose 2 – Given at least one month after Dose 1 .........................................................................Dose 2 ___ / ___ / ____
                                                                                                            Seizure Disorder
                                                                                                            Tuberculosis                                                                                                                                                                                                  MEASLES (RUBEOLA) If given instead of MMR, 2 doses required.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          q Dose 1 – Immunized with live measles vaccine on or after first birthday.....................................Dose 1 ___ / ___ / ____
                         STUDENT’S HISTORY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                q Dose 2 – Given at least one month after Dose 1 ........................................................................Dose 2 ___ / ___ / ____
                         Do you have now or have you ever had: (check all that apply)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     If unable to document 2 Measles Immunization dates,must provide:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          q Measles serology immune titer value ______ Interpretation: q Immune q Not Immune .........Date: _____ / ___ / ____
                          1. q Abnormal Pap                     13. q Depression                       24. q Individualized                   34. q Phlebitis/deep vein
                          2. q Anemia/Bleeding                  14. q Frequent ear                           Education Plan                         clot                                                                                                                                                                 MUMPS If given instead of MMR, 1 dose required.
                               Disorder                               problems                         25. q Irregular Heartbeat              35. q Pneumothorax                                                                                                                                                         q Immunized with vaccine on or after first birthday ........................................................................Date: _____ / ___ / ____
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          If unable to document Mumps Immunization date,must provide:
                          3. q Anorexia Nervosa/                15. q Eye problem                      26. q Irritable Bowel                  36. q Positive TB test
                               Bulimia                                                                       Syndrome                                                                                                                                                                                                     q Mumps serology immune titer value ______ Interpretation: q Immune q Not Immune .........Date: _____ / ___ / ____
                                                                16. q Fainting                                                                37. q Rheumatic fever
                         4. q Appendectomy                       17. q Severe head injury              27. q Kidney stone                     38. q Seizure disorder                                                                                                                                                     RUBELLA If given instead of MMR, 1 dose required.
                         5. q Arthritis                                                                28. q Kidney disease/                                                                                                                                                                                             q Immunized with vaccine on or after first birthday ........................................................................Date: _____ / ___ / ____
                                                                18. q Heart disease/                                                          39. q Sickle cell disease/
                                                                                                             Urinary Infection                                                                                                                                                                                            If unable to document Rubella Immunization date,must provide:
                         6. q Anxiety                                 problem                                                                       trait
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          q Rubella serology immune titer value ______ Interpretation: q Immune q Not Immune .........Date: _____ / ___ / ____
                          7. q Asthma                            19. q Heart murmur/click              29. q Learning disability              40. q Testicular problem
                          8. q Bone or Joint                    20. q Hepatitis/Jaundice               30. q Malaria                          41. q Thyroid disease                                                                                                                                                      TETANUS-DIPHTHERIA
                               Problem                                                                 31. q Recurrent Headache                                                                                                                                                                                          q Completed primary series of tetanus-diphtheria immunizations .................................................Date: _____ / ___ / ____
                                                                 21. q High blood pressure                                                    42. q Tuberculosis                                                                                                                                                         q Received tetanus-diphtheria booster within last 10 years.............................................................Date: _____ / ___ / ____
                          9. q Cancer/malignancy                22. q HIV infection                    32. q Mononucleosis                    43. q Ulcer                                                                                                                                                                q Indicate type of last booster shot (check one) q Td q Tdap
                         10. q Chickenpox                       23. q Impaired mobility/               33. q Neuro-muscular                   44. q Other serious illness
                                                                                                             disease                                                                                                                                                                                                     TUBERCULOSIS SCREENING
                         11. q Colitis/Ileitis                        paralysis                                                                     or injury, mental                                                                                                                                                     Date and test results required. BCGVaccine is not a contra-indication to testing.
                         12. q Diabetes                                                                                                             illness                                                                                                                                                              q PPD (Mantoux) test within the past 6 months. q Negative q Positive Induration mm ........Date: _____ / ___ / ____
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         q Chest x-ray (in the past 6 months if positive PPD) Result: q Negative q Positive .....................Date: _____ / ___ / ____
                         Do you smoke? q No q Yes                                                        Do you follow any special diet? q No q Yes                                                                                                                                                                       Chest x-ray reports must be in ENGLISH.
                         How many cigarettes a day? ___ For how many years? ___                          What kind? ___________________________________________                                                                                                                                                           q If positive PPD, treatment with ____________________________________________________ ........Date: _____ / ___ / ____
                         Do you drink alcohol? q No q Yes How often? ________                            Are you concerned about your                    Or your weight?
                         If you drink, how may drinks do you have on the average                         eating patterns? q No q Yes                     q No q Yes                                                                                                                                                       HEPATITIS B VACCINE


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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          (If immune by titer, a copy of the lab report, with the value in ENGLISH, is required.)
                         in one evening? ____
                                                                                                         Do you consider yourself:                                                                                                                                                                                        Dose 1 _____ / ____ / ____          Dose 2 ____/ ____/ ____              Dose 3 ____/ ___ / ___
                         Do you exercise? q No q Yes What type? ____________                             q underweight q overweight               q normal weight                                                                                                                                                                   Month     Day      Year               Month     Day   Year                   Month   Day    Year
                         How often? __________________________________________
                                                                                                         Do you often have a feeling of being overwhelmed or                                                                                                                                                              MENINGOCOCCAL VACCINE
                         When you travel in a car, what percentage of the time do                        depressed? q No q Yes                                                                                                                                                                                            Dose 1 _____ / ____ / ____ Dose 2 ____/ ____/ ____
                         you wear a seatbelt? ____%                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Month     Day      Year               Month     Day   Year
                                                                                                         Have you ever received treatment or counseling for an
                         Do you wear a helmet when biking/roller                                         emotional problem? q No q Yes                                                                                                                                                                                    VARICELLA VACCINE
                         blading? q No q Yes
                                                                                                         Are you concerned about your own, a friend’s or family                                                                                                                                                           Dose 1 _____ / ____ / ____          Dose 2 ____/ ____/ ____              Indicate date of clinical history_____ / ____/ ____
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Month     Day      Year               Month     Day   Year                                                       Month   Day          Year
                         Do you examine your breasts/testicles                                           member’s drinking or drug use? q No q Yes
                         regularly? q No q Yes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        II. NON-REQUIRED IMMUNIZATIONS
                         MAJOR ILLNESS,OPERATIONS OR HOSPITALIZATIONS:                                   GYNECOLOGICAL HISTORY                                                                                                                                                                                            Hepatitis A Vaccine Dose 1 ___ /___ /___ Dose 2 ___/ __ / __
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                         (If any, provide details including dates, diagnoses, surgeries, etc.)           (female students only – check all that apply)                                                                                                                                                                                                            Month   Day     Year           Month   Day     Year

                         ____________________________________________________                            Age at onset of                                                                                                                                                                                                  Polio Vaccine                  Dose 1 ___ /___ /___ Dose 2 ___/ __ / __ Dose 3 ___ / ___/ ___ Dose 4 ___/ ___ /___




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                         ____________________________________________________                            menstrual cycle _________ Length of cycle ____________                                                                                                                                                                                                   Month   Day     Year           Month   Day     Year          Month    Day   Year           Month        Day    Year


                         ____________________________________________________                            Date last PAP smear _________ Result: ________________

                                                                                                         Have you ever had: q colposcopy? (Date) ____________                                                                                                                                                           MUST BE VERIFIED BY A LICENSED HEALTH CARE PROVIDER (Please print)
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                         ALLERGIES:                                                                      q Irregular periods/no periods q Painful cramps
                         (Please specify, including medications, insect venom, food, etc.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Name ______________________________________________ MD,NP, PA,DO                                               Telephone ( __________ ) _________________
                                                                                                         q DES exposure q Breast lumps/Fibrocystic Disease
                         ____________________________________________________                            Explain all positive answers (please include dates):                                                                                                                                                           Address _________________________________________________________                                              Signature _______________________________
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                           PHYSICIAN COMPLETES THIS FORM
                                                                                                            Physical Examination
                           (MUST BE COMPLETED WITHIN THE PAST YEAR)


                         Student’s Name: __________________________________________ Date of Exam: ___________________

                         Height _________________ Weight _________________ BP ___________________ Pulse _________________

                         Hearing: Right ____________ Left _______________

                         Vision: Without correction: Rt. 20 ____ Left 20/ ____ With correction: Rt. 20/ ____ Left 20/ ____

                         Color vision normal: q Yes q No

                         The Athletic Trainer may have access to the physical examination report of students who elect to
                         participate in athletics.



                          SYSTEM                              aif NORMAL                                  DESCRIBE ABNORMALITY
                          Skin

                          HEENT

                          Lungs/Chest

                          Breasts

                          Heart/Vascular System

                          Abdomen (rectal if indicated)

                          Genito-urinary/Reproductive

                          Pelvic

                          Lymphatic                                                                                                                                                                                                  Statement of Insurance Coverage
                          Musculo-skeletal

                          Neurological

                          Endocrine                                                                                                                                                                                                  Massachusetts law requires that all college students in our state have health
                          Psychological                                                                                                                                                                                              insurance with some minimum standards in place, such as both in-patient
                          Teeth/Mouth                                                                                                                                                                                                and out-patient care with modest deductibles or co-pays, surgical coverage,
                          Lab work: Hgb/Hct                 Cholesterol               Urine: Glucose:               Protein              Micro
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     mental health and substance abuse coverage and ambulance service to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     an ER.
                         CURRENT MAJOR AND CHRONIC PROBLEMS:                                      ACUTE OR MINOR PROBLEMS:                                                                                                           Because of this regulation, Fisher College cannot accept the following types
                         ___________________________________________________                      ___________________________________________________                                                                                of policies:
                         If the student is under care for a chronic condition or serious illness, please provide additional clinical reports to assist us in



                                                                                                                                                               Please return to Health Center @ 118 Beacon Street, Boston,MA 02116
                         providing continuity of care.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     1. Foreign health plans
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     2. Out-of-state HMOs
                         Additional comments and recommendations: ____________________________________________________________________                                                                                               3. Hospital-based “Free Care” plans
                         _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

                         _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         BEGINNING JUNE 1, 2011:
                         Please list all MEDICATIONS currently being taken (include Vitamins,Over-the-Counter Medication, Contraceptives, Inhalers, Epi-
                         Pens,Allergy Injections): _____________________________________________________________________________________________                                                                                         You will be able to find our updated insurance acceptance/waiver web site link at www.fisher.edu/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         student-life/student-services/health-services.html. If you have any questions, please contact our
                         _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Director of Accessibility Services at 617-670-4429 or e-mail malemida @ fisher.edu.
                         Recommendations for physical activity:           q unlimited q limited (specify) ____________________________________________
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     If you are currently covered by MassHealth, please be advised that your
                         MUST BE VERIFIED BY A LICENSED HEALTH CARE PROVIDER (please print)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     coverage status changes at age 19 and when you become a full time
                         Health Care Provider _______________________________________________________________________________MD, NP, PA, DO                                                                                          student. Due to this fact, most students become ineligible for services and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     need to enroll in the Fisher Health Plan.
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                         Address _______________________________________________________________________________________________________

                         Phone ( _________ ) ______________________________________ Fax ( ____________ ) ____________________________________

                         Provider’s Signature:_____________________________________________________________________________________________
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Housing Application


                         Message from the Office of                                                                                                                         PLEASE RETURN THIS FORM WITH YOUR $500 HOUSING DEPOSIT.

                         Housing and Residential Life                                                                                                                    Room selection forms will not be accepted unless accompanied by your deposit.



                                                                                                                                                                         Name: ______________________________________________________________________                        Date of Birth: ___________________
                         The Office of Housing and Residential Life is eagerly anticipating                                                                                     Last                                                   First                          MI                  Month     Day     Year

                         your arrival at Fisher College. In order to facilitate your housing                                                                             Address: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________
                         assignment, we have included information about housing at Fisher                                                                                          Street and Number

                                                                                                                                                                                   ______________________________________________________________________________________________________
                         College as well as a number of forms for you to review and return as                                                                                      City                                                                                    State             Zip

                         soon as possible. These forms include:                                                                                                          Home Telephone: ( _______ ) ( _______ ) ______________________                 Cell Phone: ( _________ ) _________________________
                                                                                                                                                                                   Country Code if International   Area Code                                           Area Code


                         HOUSING AGREEMENT                                                                                                                               E-Mail Address: ________________________________________________________________________________________________

                         This agreement establishes a mutual understanding between you                                                                                   Program at Fisher: ______________________________________________________________________________________________
                         (the student) and the College about the policies you must follow
                         while living in Fisher College’s residential community.                                                                                                                                                             Spring
                                                                                                                                                                         Indicate semester and year you will begin at Fisher College:  Fall q 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     q                               Year ___________

                                                                                                                                                                         Have you ever been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony?  No
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 q                       Yes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        q          If yes, please describe: _________________
                         HOUSING INFORMATION QUESTIONNAIRE
                                                                                                                                                                         _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                         Residence Life uses this questionnaire to assist in assigning you a
                         roommate. You should include detailed information about yourself
                         on this form. This is an effective way of identifying a roommate
                                                                                                                                                                         Please add anything else you believe may be helpful in making your room and roommate assignments
                         with whom you may be compatible. Please complete this form
                                                                                                                                                                         and/or in making your adjustment to campus comfortable:
                         completely and honestly.
                                                                                                                                                                         _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                         SUGGESTED ITEMS TO BRING
                                                                                                                                                                         _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                         This useful guide was composed by current students to help you
                         decide what to bring. Please pay special attention to items that are                                                                            _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                         prohibited.
                                                                                                                                                                         _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

                                                                                                                                                                         _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                         On-campus housing is in high demand. Housing assignments will
                         be made based upon:                                                                                                                             _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

                         1. Receipt of the $500 deposit, housing agreement and housing                                                                                   _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________




                                                                                                  Please return to Fisher College @ 118 Beacon Street, Boston,MA 02116
                            information questionnaire

                         2. Your tuition, room, and board charges being paid in full
                                                                                                                                                                         This form is a survey of your preferences. It does not guarantee that you will receive your choice. However,
                                                                                                                                                                         the Housing Office will do its best to honor your requests.
                         To guarantee a housing assignment, payment must be made prior
                         to August 1st for the fall semester and January 2nd of the Spring                                                                               I have read the information in the Fisher College Housing Agreement (pages 15 - 20) and I fully understand all terms and

                         semester.                                                                                                                                       provisions of the agreement.

                         Your housing assignment will not be finalized until Fisher College                                                                              Student Signature: ______________________________________________________________________________________________

                         receives documentation that arrangements have been made                                                                                         Date:__________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                         to pay for all charges owed to the college. We cannot make
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                    In addition, please be sure to answer all of the questions on the back of this form.
                         If you have any questions or would like to speak with one of our staff
                         members, please feel free to contact our office at 617-236-8828 or
                         via e-mail at housing@fisher.edu.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Fisher College
                                                                                                                                                                                Fisher College Housing and Residential Life 118 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02116
                                                                                                                                                                                Phone: 617.236.8828          Fax: 617.670.4431   www.fisher.edu
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                         HOUSING APPLICATION (continued from other side)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            FISHER COLLEGE HOUSING AGREEMENT

                         PLEASE ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS AS HONESTLY AS POSSIBLE TO ASSIST IN
                         SELECTION OF ROOMMATES.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            THIS AGREEMENT between Fisher College (referred                  to be admitted to the College. Part-time Students
                         Housing assignments are made according to the day which your housing deposit is received and are                                                                                                   to as College), and a student of the College (referred           may be permitted to live on the Premises at the
                         based on the survey below:                                                                                                                                                                         to as Student), is effective on the date indicated in            discretion of Director of Housing and Residential
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the current rate schedule. If Student is under eighteen          Life or her designee. Students who drop below full-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            (18) years of age, Student also refers to the identified         time during the academic year should not assume
                         1. Gender: q Male      q Female                              14. Please indicate your first and second preference of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            party’s parent(s) or legal guardian(s) who assume the            they will be released from the obligations of the
                                                                                         rooms (1-4).
                         2. Have you ever lived in a Residence Hall?                                                                                                                                                        obligations imposed by the conditions and covenants              agreement. Student agrees to comply with the
                            q Yes   q No                                                 It should be clearly understood that the college                                                                                   in this agreement.                                               terms and conditions contained in the agreement,
                                                                                         cannot guarantee to honor your request due to room                                                                                                                                                  all College rules regulating the conduct of Students,
                         3. Does noise affect your ability to study or sleep?                                                                                                                                                                                                                and any policies or regulations which may be
                                                                                         limitations.                                                                                                                       Witness
                           q Yes    q No     q Sometimes                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     adopted and/or published by College during
                                                                                         Room supplemental charges are billed after
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            I. College agrees to provide Student, with an
                         4. Do you study with the radio on? q Yes      q No                                                                                                                                                    accommodation (referred to as Premises), consistent           the term of the agreement. Modifications to the
                                                                                         assignments are made in August. Do not pay
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               with the conditions and covenants in this agreement           agreement are valid only if confirmed in writing, and
                         5. When is your best time for studying?                         additional charges now.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and based on space availability.                              approved by the Director of Housing and Residential
                            _________________________________________________            ______ Four-bed room                                                                                                                                                                                Life or designee.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            II. Student agrees to pay the College the current rate
                         6. How much time do you expect to spend studying                ______ Three-bed room                                                                                                                  (contact Housing and Residential Life) for permission     2. Term of Occupancy. This agreement is effective for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                to reside on Premises for the academic year (fall            a complete academic year (fall and spring terms)
                            each day?
                                                                                         ______ Two-bed room ($1,000 per year supplement)                                                                                       and spring terms). Charges for the Fall Semester             or as much of the indicated period remaining in
                            _________________________________________________                                                                                                                                                   must be Paid-in-Full no later than August 1st and
                                                                                         ______ One-bed room ($2,000 per year supplement)                                                                                                                                                    the academic year when Student is assigned.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                no later than January 2nd for the Spring Semester.
                         7. On weeknights, I typically go to bed:                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The effective dates for the academic year are
                                                                                      15. Please state your preference for residence hall:                                                                                      Rates are subject to annual approval and increase
                           q Before midnight      q After midnight                                                                                                                                                                                                                           determined by the official College calendar as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                by the College.
                                                                                        q I prefer to live in a COED residence hall if space                                                                                                                                                 published in the Fisher College Catalog.
                         8. On week mornings, I typically rise:                              allows (coed halls house both men and women).                                                                                  III. The term of this agreement will begin on the weekend
                           q Before 8 a.m.     q After 8 a.m.                                                                                                                                                                    prior to classes for the specified fall term and will       A. Fall and Spring Terms. Student agrees to reside on
                                                                                        q I prefer to live in a single sex residence hall if space
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 remain in effect until the day of the Student’s last          the Premises for both the Fall and Spring terms,
                         9. Do you prefer to sleep with the windows:                         allows.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Spring term examination or Spring graduation date             provided the Student enrolls in the College for
                           q Open q Closed                                              q I prefer to live in off campus housing (if available.)                                                                                 if Student is among those Students scheduled, in              both terms. Fall housing fees are due and must
                         10. Typically my room is: q Neat q Messy                     16. If you have a roommate request, please indicate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 advance, to graduate. The months of May (period               be paid during the fee payment period at the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 following Spring term graduation), June, July and             beginning of the Fall term. Spring housing fees are
                                                                                         the individual’s name and cell phone number (if
                         11. Is there any reason you should not be climbing stairs?                                                                                                                                              August (period prior to the weekend preceding Fall
                                                                                         available) in the space below. We will honor your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               due and must be paid during the fee payment
                           q Yes    q No                                                                                                                                                                                         term classes) are not included in the term. Summer            period at the beginning of the Spring term.


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                                                                                         request only if the person you request as a roommate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Supplemental Term Agreements, at additional
                         12. What social activities and hobbies interest you most:       requests you also and if space allows.                                                                                                  cost, are required for occupancy during these               B. Spring Term Only. Student who enrolls for the
                            _________________________________________________            _________________________________________________
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 months for all available accommodation types.                  Spring term only, or who initially applies for
                                                                                         Name                                                                                                                                    No accommodations will be available during the                 accommodations for the Spring term, agrees to
                            _________________________________________________                                                                                                                                                    time between academic terms for all residence hall
                                                                                         _________________________________________________                                                                                                                                                      reside on Premises throughout the Spring term.
                                                                                         Cell Phone #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Premises (Winter Break).                                       Spring term housing fees are due and must
                            _________________________________________________
                                                                                      17. Emergency Contact:                                                                                                                IV. The institutional rules contained in the Student Code           be paid during the fee payment period at the
                            _________________________________________________
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                of Conduct and Fisher College Catalogue are                     beginning of the Spring term. Spring housing fees
                                                                                         _________________________________________________
                         13. If you have a physical disability of which you wish to
                                                                                         Name                                                                                                                                   incorporated by reference into this agreement.                  will not be canceled unless Student is eligible
                            inform us, please explain the nature of your disability      _________________________________________________                                                                                                                                                      for early release from the agreement only as
                                                                                         Cell Phone #                                                                                                                       V. The following covenants are incorporated into this
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                provided in subsection (15) of this agreement.
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                            and specify any related special housing needs that                                                                                                                                                 agreement:
                                                                                         _________________________________________________
                            you may require. Also offer any suggestions as to how        Relationship
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            C. Summer Supplemental Terms Only. Summer




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                            we may better serve you:                                                                                                                                                                        1. Conditions of the Agreement. Student must be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Supplemental Term Agreements are available
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               officially admitted and enrolled in full-time day
                            _________________________________________________                                                                                                                                                                                                                  at additional costs with restrictions. (See the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               school at College to live on-campus, and must
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               particular agreement for specifics.)
                            _________________________________________________                                                                                                                                                  check-out of the campus accommodation within
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                               twenty-four (24) hours if he/she withdraws from or fails
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                         FISHER COLLEGE HOUSING AGREEMENT (cont.)



                         D. Other Circumstances. Agreements entered into at                                          B. If a Student moves out of housing and continues as        8. Telephone Access/Use. College will provide one                store or lock anything on or immediately adjacent
                            any time after the beginning of the Fall term will                                          a commuter student, the meal plan may be used                telephone jack in each accommodation, but                     to (within two feet of) electrical meters or conduit
                            continue in effect until the close of the effective                                         depending on whether or not the student received a           will only furnish telephone equipment in buildings            to/from these meters.
                            dates under the same conditions as expressed in (A)                                         refund in accordance with the refund schedule.               131/133. Only one telephone device may be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 B. Visitors. Student agrees to the following conditions
                            and (B) above.                                                                                                                                           attached to this jack. Students in 131/133 building will
                                                                                                                     5. Premise Assignments. College reserves the right to                                                                          with regard to guests or visitors:
                                                                                                                                                                                     be responsible for damage to the phone provided.
                         3. Application Process and Fees. Student must apply                                            make all Premise assignments, and to make any
                                                                                                                                                                                     Student is responsible for obtaining access to long           1. Student will advise visitors or guests to enter
                           for permission to reside on campus by returning a                                            changes or transfers at College’s discretion. Student
                                                                                                                                                                                     distance calling through calling cards. College                  only by main entrance to building where
                           completed application signed by Student, Student                                             also understands and agrees that:
                                                                                                                                                                                     assumes no liability for long distance charges                   entrance is a central location.
                           and/or parent or guardian (if applicable) indicating
                                                                                                                        A. College is prohibited from making assignments             assessed to Student.
                           acceptance of the terms of the agreement. At                                                                                                                                                                            2. Overnight guests are permitted, but must
                                                                                                                           based on age, race, religion, sexual orientation or
                           the time of application for housing, Student must                                                                                                         A. Voice mail is available to all Students residing              register with campus police. Any overnight visit
                                                                                                                           ethnicity.
                           also submit an enrollment deposit in the amount                                                                                                              on campus. Contact Information Services at                    by a guest must be approved in advance and
                           of $500.00 (subject to change each academic                                                  B. College does not guarantee assignment to a                   617-236-5464.                                                 in writing by all roommates of the room and be
                           year). (See current rate schedule or call Housing                                               particular building, type of accommodation, or                                                                             approved by the Residence Director on duty
                                                                                                                                                                                     B. You must also register your cellular phone with the
                           and Residential Life, 617-236-8828, for additional                                              (where applicable) specific roommate(s).                                                                                   by 11p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                        College if you will be using it as your main contact
                           information.) This deposit is refundable prior to
                                                                                                                        C. Assignments will be made by date of receipt of               number.                                                    3. Student must escort his/her guest(s) during the
                           check-in period according to the following schedule.
                                                                                                                           the completed application and $500 deposit,                                                                                visit at all times, and will be held responsible for
                           All cancellations must be submitted IN WRITING to                                                                                                      9. Right of Entry. Student agrees to permit College to
                                                                                                                           and by space availability.                                                                                                 their guest(s)’ conduct.
                           Housing and Residential Life, 118 Beacon Street,                                                                                                          inspect the Premises for purposes of inventory, fire
                           Boston, MA 02116 or by fax to 617-670-4431.                                                  D. Student may not change accommodation                      protection, sanitation, safety, maintenance and               4. Guests must adhere to all College rules and
                                                                                                                           without written authorization from College.               enforcement of College rules, as they now exist or               policies regulating visitation.
                           A. Academic Year (Fall and Spring) Applications.                                                Requests for change must be on file with Housing          may be, hereafter, amended during the term of this
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   5. No overnight guests are permitted the first two
                              Cancellations Postmarked                                                                     and Residential Life, 118 Beacon Street, Boston,          agreement.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      weeks of each semester and during final exam
                              on or prior to ............................................Deposit Refunded                  MA 02116. Student requests for assignment
                                                                                                                                                                                  10. Responsibility for Personal Property. College assumes           periods.
                                                                                                                           changes made while in residence and not
                              May 1st ...................................................................$ 500.00                                                                    no responsibility for the theft, destruction or loss of
                                                                                                                           honored within 30 days of the written request will                                                                    C. Keys. Accommodation keys are the property of
                              After May 1st ............................................................... $ 0.00                                                                   money, valuables or other property belonging to,
                                                                                                                           be considered void.                                                                                                      College and Student is not permitted to have
                                                                                                                                                                                     or in custody of, Student for any cause whatsoever,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    duplicate keys made. If a key is lost, the following
                           B. Spring Term Only Applications                                                             E. Premises may not be sublet, and only the persons          whether such losses occur in living spaces,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    guidelines for replacement are applicable:
                                                                                                                           assigned by College may reside on Premises.               storage rooms, public areas, elsewhere in the
                              Cancellations Postmarked
                              on or prior to ............................................Deposit Refunded                                                                            accommodation or in baggage related to shipment               1. A lost key will require a change of lock and
                                                                                                                        F. Student shall use and occupy the Premises to
                                                                                                                                                                                     or storage. Student is encouraged to carry personal              core replacement with appropriate charges
                              December 1st.........................................................$ 500.00                which they have been assigned exclusively as a
                                                                                                                                                                                     property insurance.                                              assessed to Student’s account.
                                                                                                                           residence for themselves.
                              After December 1st but prior to the
                              first check-in day in January .......................................$ 0.00                                                                         11. Mail. Students should check campus mail boxes                2. Student is not permitted to share or loan key(s)
                                                                                                                        G. Smoking is not permitted on Premises. A
                                                                                                                                                                                     regularly since most College correspondence                      with another Student or individual.
                                                                                                                           designated area for smoking is located outside
                         4. Mandatory Board Plan. Students residing on campus
                                                                                                                                                                                     to Student is sent through campus mail. Student
                                                                                                                           behind 116 Beacon Street.                                                                                               3. If a key is not returned when the Student
                           agree to purchase an approved, required board                                                                                                             is responsible for appropriately responding to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      vacates the premises, appropriate charges will
                           plan.                                                                                        H. Student agrees to accept accommodation                    instructions delivered through campus mail.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      be taken from the Student’s deposit or charges
                                                                                                                           assigned, including assignment to temporary
                           A. Special Dietary Needs - Students participating                                                                                                      12. Security Precautions. Student is responsible for taking         will be assessed to the Student’s account.
                                                                                                                           housing and off campus accomodations.
                              in the mandatory board plan who have                                                                                                                   or refraining from the following actions in the interests
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 D. Fisher College Student ID Cards. ID Cards are
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                                                                                                                     6. Furnishings. Residence Halls will be furnished.              of safety and security of building residents:
                              medical conditions requiring special dietary                                                                                                                                                                          the property of the College and must be carried
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                              considerations must provide appropriate medical                                                                                                        A. Fire Safety. Student will not tamper with fire              at all times by Student when on Fisher College
                              documentation to Aramark Dining Services (118                                             assignment location.
                                                                                                                                                                                        alarms, extinguishers, hoses, or exit signs. Student        premises. Student must present Fisher College
                              Beacon Street, 617-835-3527). Refunds or reduced                                       7. Utilities. All utilities are provided at all assignment         will evacuate the building immediately upon                 ID to Campus Police and/or College staff each
                              rates based on dietary needs are not available.                                           locations.                                                      sounding of an alarm or as otherwise directed by            time they enter the premises or are requested
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                         FISHER COLLEGE HOUSING AGREEMENT (cont.)



                              to purchase meals in the dining hall. The Fisher      14. Prohibited Items. Student agrees the following are       15. Cancellation of the Agreement. Student or                          undue hardship on Student, to be determined
                              College ID is non-transferable. Lost ID cards must       not allowed on Premises:                                     College may cancel this agreement under the                         at the discretion of the College. If termination
                              be reported to Campus Police immediately.                                                                             circumstances indicated below:                                      is granted, the agreement will terminate on
                                                                                       A. Pets. No pets are permitted on Premises, except
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        the day of Student’s last fall term exam or
                           E. Soliciting. No solicitation is permitted on College         that Student may keep fish in aquariums of ten            A. Prior to the Beginning of Term. If Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        graduation date if Student is among those
                              property. Student is required to notify Campus              gallons or less. Student must make appropriate               completes the application process and is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Students scheduled, in advance, to graduate.
                              Police at 617-236-8880 of violations.                       arrangements for care and feeding of fish during             assigned a living space, but does not enroll in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Students seeking this option must petition for
                                                                                          periods of absence from Premises. College                    classes for the fall and/or spring terms, and fails
                         13. General Regulations pertaining to Community                                                                                                                                                such relief by submitting prior to December
                                                                                          will not assume responsibility for feeding fish or           to properly check-in by 4:00 p.m. prior to the
                           Welfare. The following general regulations should be                                                                                                                                         1st an Agreement Cancellation Request form
                                                                                          otherwise maintaining aquarium.                              first day of classes for any given term, College
                           noted:                                                                                                                                                                                       outlining the academic experience, and
                                                                                                                                                       may cancel the agreement. Student will be
                                                                                       B. Cooking Appliances. Residence halls allow                                                                                     are required to provide additional supportive
                           A Inspections. Safety inspections will be conducted                                                                         considered a no-show subject to forfeiture of his/
                                                                                          only approved refrigerators (weighing less than                                                                               documentation from the college and/or the
                             monthly in all Premises by housing and residential                                                                        her prepayment or the prepayment amount. In
                                                                                          50 pounds, less than 2.5 cubic feet in size and                                                                               internship site or assignment.
                             life staff. Maintenance inspections will be                                                                               cases between terms, where Students personal
                                                                                          having an amperage draw of 2.5) on Premises.
                             conducted periodically. All inspections will                                                                              items have been stored in the accommodation                  4. In the event the assigned living space is
                             be conducted by College personnel during                  C. Water-filled Furniture. No water beds or other items         during a non-contract period, Student will be                   destroyed or otherwise rendered uninhabitable
                             reasonable hours. Premises must be cleaned                   of water-filled furniture are permitted on Premises.         subject to forfeiture of his/her prepayment, as well            and College does not provide alternative
                             regularly and maintained by Student so as not to                                                                          as storage fees and associated costs for removal                Premises, the agreement will be canceled and
                                                                                       D. Fireworks. The possession or use of any fireworks or
                             attract pests or create any other health or safety                                                                        of personal belongings.                                         housing fees will be refunded on a pro-rated
                                                                                          any other incendiary devices are not permitted
                             hazard.                                                                                                                                                                                   basis.
                                                                                          on Premises.                                              B. During the Term of the Agreement. The
                           B. Business. Students shall not pursue any business                                                                         agreement may be canceled consistent with the                5. All Students must observe Federal and State
                                                                                       E. Weapons. The possession or use of any weapons,
                              on Premises.                                                                                                             criteria identified below:                                      laws on and off campus. Any violation of
                                                                                          including firearms, knives, mace or pepper spray
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       such laws could lead to cancellation of Fisher
                           C. Construction. No outdoor/indoor construction of             as defined by Massachusetts General Laws                    1. If Student officially withdraws from College and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       College Housing Agreement without a refund.
                              any type is allowed without prior consent of the            Chapter 269 are prohibited. This prohibition is                has complied with the checkout procedure,
                              College.                                                    inclusive of individuals who may have obtained                 College may cancel the agreement for the             16. Room and Board Billing and Refund Policy.
                                                                                          lawful permits pursuant to the provisions listed               remaining portion of the term. If Student               Students who terminate enrollment (including
                           D. Disease. Student will report immediately to
                                                                                          in Massachusetts General Laws. Also, any                       enrolls for spring term, the agreement will be          voluntary withdrawals, illness, suspension or dismissal)
                              Fisher College Health Services any infectious
                                                                                          object deemed to be a weapon by the Chief                      reinstated and appropriate charges will be              may be eligible for a refund. Refunds will be
                              or contagious disease occurring within the
                                                                                          of Campus Police is prohibited on all College                  assessed to the Student’s account.                      determined based on the schedule below. Financial
                              accommodation.
                                                                                          properties.                                                                                                            Aid may be applied to all or part of the charges. The
                                                                                                                                                      2. If Student does not plan to enroll at College
                           E. Disturbances. Student will not conduct or                                                                                                                                          withdrawal date is the last date of class attendance
                                                                                       F. Miscellaneous Items. The following additional                  for the spring term and notifies College in
                              permit loud activities or in any manner create                                                                                                                                     as verified by faculty, or the date that the notice in
                                                                                          items are not permitted on Premises: (Please see               writing by December 1st, the agreement
                              disturbances which cause annoyance or                                                                                                                                              writing is either received by the Vice President for
                                                                                          the student code of conduct for a complete list of             will terminate on the day of students last fall
                              discomfort to other resident(s) or the surrounding                                                                                                                                 Academic Affairs or postmarked if mailed.
                                                                                          prohibited items.)                                             term exam or student graduation date if
                              community. Student will not permit Premises to be
                                                                                                                                                         student is among those Students scheduled,             Withdrawal Period .................................. Refund Percentage *
                              used for illegal purposes.                                 1. air conditioners
                                                                                                                                                         in advance, to graduate. If Student enrolls for        Withdrawal prior to the 1st day of class ............................ 100%
                           F. Storage. Storage of all household or personal              2. exterior aerials or antennas                                 Spring term, the agreement will be reinstated
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Withdrawal during 1st week of classes
                              property outside of dwelling units shall be in such        3. alcoholic beverages, illegal drugs, or                       and appropriate charges will be assessed to            until Sunday of that week....................................................80%
                              manner as prescribed by the College. Hallways                 paraphernalia                                                the Student’s account.                                 Withdrawal during 2nd week of classes
                              and bathrooms are to be kept neat and not used             4. candles or open flames                                                                                              until Sunday of that week....................................................60%
                                                                                                                                                      3. Students who participate in an off-campus
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                              for storage.                                                                                                                                                                      Withdrawal during 3rd week of classes
                                                                                         5. heating equipment                                            academic experience may be eligible




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                until Sunday of that week....................................................40%
                           G. The College reserves the right to conduct criminal         6. halogen lamps                                                for release from agreement, provided the
                              and/or disciplinary background checks on all                                                                               experience requires Student’s regular and/or           Withdrawal during 4th week of classes
                                                                                         7. extension cords                                                                                                     until Sunday of that week....................................................20%
                              students attending Fisher College.                                                                                         continued presence at a location significantly
                                                                                         8. food preparation appliances                                                                                         Withdrawal during and after the 5th week of classes ...........0%
                                                                                                                                                         distant from the campus so as to constitute an
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                         FISHER COLLEGE HOUSING AGREEMENT (cont.)



                          *The percentage will be applied to semester charges      18. Room and Public Area Damage. Student will
                           excluding initial deposit of acceptance, resident         complete a Room Inventory Form at the time of
                           hall damage deposit, dorm activity fee, and the           check-in and will be held responsible for damages
                           additional double or single room charge.                  to his/her individual living space and to public areas
                                                                                     consistent with the following criteria:
                           Room & Board refunds are not available to students
                           who remain enrolled in the college and change             A. Student is responsible for damage to living space
                           their residency from on-campus housing to                    and furnishings. Damages beyond ordinary wear
                           commuter status following the start of the semester.         and tear will be assessed to the responsible party.      Moving On Campus... Things To Bring
                           For enrolled students wishing to change residency         B. Furnishings cannot be removed from assigned
                           from commuter status to on-campus housing during             accommodation or public areas. Student
                           the semester:                                                responsible for loss or removal of furniture will bear   Things to consider:                                            Things that are not allowed:
                                                                                        the cost of replacement.
                           A. Full semester room & board charges will be                                                                         q Sheets, Bedding, Pillow, Mattress Pad                        q Air Conditioners
                              applied if a student moves to on-campus                C. In the event culpability for damage to public
                              housing up to the period ending 30 days from the          areas/furnishing cannot be attributed to specific        q Toiletries/Towels/Washcloths                                 q Alcohol
                              beginning of the semester.                                individuals, all residents assigned to and               q Clothing                                                     q Candles/Incense
                                                                                        responsible for the area will share the cost of
                           B. For students wishing to enter residency after the                                                                  q Auto-off Iron/Ironing Board                                  q Drugs/Paraphernalia
                                                                                        replacement and/or repair.
                              first 30 days of the semester, the full semester
                              charge will be pro-rated daily from the date of        D. A minimum charge of $1.00 per resident for each          q Television/DVD Player                                        q Weapons (including Mace)
                              occupancy to the last day of the semester (from           occurrence of damage/loss will be assessed to            q Phone (131/133 provided)                                     q Halogen Lamps
                              day 31 to the end of the semester).                       the appropriate Student account.
                                                                                                                                                 q Stereo/Radio/CDs                                             q All cooking appliances including
                           C. All resident students will be required to maintain   19. Entire Agreement. This agreement and the other                                                                             George Foreman Grills, hot pots, toasters, etc.
                              the full room deposit regardless of the period of      documents incorporated by reference contains all            q Plastic under-bed storage containers
                              residency.                                             terms between the parties and may be amended                                                                               q Microwaves
                                                                                                                                                 q Flashlight
                                                                                     only in writing.                                                                                                           q Extension Cords
                         17. Check-out Procedure. Student agrees to comply with                                                                  q Laundry/Cleaning supplies/Quarters
                           directions provided by College regarding proper           THIS AGREEMENT FOR PERMISSION TO LIVE IN A
                           check-out procedures, including but not limited to        RESIDENCE HALL AT FISHER COLLEGE IS FOR THE                 q Class supplies
                           the following:                                            FULL ACADEMIC YEAR OR REMAINING APPROPRIATE                                                                                Refrigerators bearing the U.L.–approved seal and
                                                                                                                                                 q Computer/Supplies
                                                                                     PORTION THEREOF.                                                                                                           up to, but not exceeding, 24” x 24” are permitted in
                           A. Student must check-out in person and return the                                                                    q Trash can                                                    student rooms.
                              Premises key and (where applicable) resident
                              student ID.                                                                                                        q First aid supplies/prescription medications                  In single/double rooms, 1 fridge/1 TV permitted.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                In triple/quad rooms, 2 fridges/2 TVs permitted.
                           B. Student agrees to clean Premises and store                                                                         q Room lighting (non-halogen)
                              or remove all personal property. Student                                                                           q Book bag
                              understands and agrees all personal property
                              remaining on the Premises will be removed and/                                                                     q A plastic bucket for carrying toiletries to the shower
                              or discarded at Student’s expense. College                                                                         q Power Strips
                              assumes no liability for personal property left on
                              the Premises after Student has checked out or
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                              and/or removal of personal property.                                                                                   Residence hall rooms vary in size, but a typical room may be as small as 10 feet by 12 feet.
                                                                                                                                                     As a general rule, when thinking about what to bring to campus, please bring what you need to feel at home,
                                                                                                                                                     while at the same time remembering that another person will be doing the same thing.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                   connect to it, you will need a Cat5 or Cat5e cable,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   terminated with RJ-45 connectors, long enough to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   safely span the distance between your computer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   and the outlet (less than 14’ usually). These cables are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   readily available from most computer and electronics
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   stores and will also be available at the College
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Bookstore.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Residence Halls
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The College offers 10Mbps Internet access to residence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   hall students. Students need to provide their own

                         Computer and Information Services                                                                                                                                                         computers, software, and hardware to connect to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   the network, and will be required to follow some
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   basic security guidelines to use the network. We use a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   standard TCP\IP network with hard-wired connections
                         Telephone System                                   Network, Login and Email                                              Pack 2 and higher), or XP (Service Pack 3 and higher),
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   in each room so nearly all personal computers will be
                         The College provides basic telephone               Each enrolled student will be granted both e-mail and network         Apple OS X (10.4 and higher), or LINUX/UNIX.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   compatible.
                         service in the residence halls. Each room is       accounts. User names, passwords and connection details will be        IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS CONCERNING YOUR COMPUTER
                         assigned a direct-dial telephone number            distributed at New Student Orientation.                                                                                                You will need to provide your own CAT 5E Ethernet
                                                                                                                                                  OR COMPUTER PURCHASE, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CALL US
                         and voice-mail (shared by roommates).                                                                                                                                                     wire to connect to the network in the dorm rooms. We
                                                                            Your email address will generally be in the form of:                  AT 617-236-5464, 8AM TO 4PM MONDAY TO FRIDAY.
                         The basic service includes emergency and                                                                                                                                                  recommend that you purchase a 15’ to 25’ long wire.
                         local dialing (within the 617 area code) and          <first initial><lastname>@fisher.edu.
                                                                                                                                                  Basic Computer Requirements
                         non-toll incoming calls. A pre-paid calling                                                                                                                                               Wireless Hotspots
                                                                            In a few instances there will be a slight variation from this form,   To be allowed on the Fisher College Network all student
                         card will be needed to make out-going              for example: If Fisher College has three people named J. Smith,                                                                        The college also has wireless access on campus. The
                                                                                                                                                  computers need to follow these basic connection
                         toll calls. Roommates will need to provide         then one will be jsmith, another will be jsmith01 and the last will                                                                    wireless hotspots are located in the Library, Academic
                                                                                                                                                  requirements:
                         a telephone (nearly any 2-wire analog              be jsmith02.                                                                                                                           Center for Enrichment (ACE), Alumni Hall, Commuter
                         telephone will work) and connecting cable                                                                                n   A laptop or desktop computer                                 Lounge and the Cafeteria. There are currently no
                         (any 2 or 4-wire RJ-11 cable, less than 15’,       If you have any connection or addressing issues, contact the                                                                           hotspots in the residence halls.
                                                                            department immediately. E-mail can be sent and received at            n   Operating system support for TCP/IP and DHCP
                         available in the Bookstore). Telephone
                                                                            https:/horizon.fisher.edu/owa                                                                                                          You will need an 802.11b, 802.11g, or a combination
                         number assignments and voice-mail                                                                                        n   Ethernet Network Interface Card compatible with your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   802.11b/g wireless network card to access. New laptops
                         access details will be distributed as                                                                                        computer and operating system
                                                                            Computer and Information Services                                                                                                      generally come with these cards installed, but add on
                         students move in.
                                                                                                                                                  n   Active Anti-virus software with a full year’s subscription   cards are available from your computer manufacturer
                                                                            The Department of Information Services is responsible for
                         Dial 6, then 1, then the 10 digit telephone        maintaining the College computing and communications                                                                                   and most computer and electronics stores.
                                                                                                                                                  n   Valid operating system
                         number to make all outgoing, off campus            systems. We work with the entire campus community to provide
                                                                                                                                                      A virus and operating system patch inspection by the         The student wireless network is an open, unsecured,
                         calls. Dial the last 4 digits to make an           a stable, productive computing environment.
                                                                                                                                                  n
                                                                                                                                                      IS Dept.                                                     wireless network service. It does not encrypt data.
                         internal Fisher College call.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Therefore, information sent across the wireless network
                                                                            Computer Labs                                                         The Ethernet interface is often included in new                  is “in the clear.” Others might snoop or intercept data
                         Cable Television
                                                                            The College maintains computers and laser printers for student        computers, but an add-on card can generally                      transmitted using the unsecured wireless service.
                         The College provides a basic cable                 use in 4 computer labs. The labs are located in the Library (rooms    be installed. If needed, the add-on card can be
                         television package from RCN. The channel           118-20 and 118-31), the Academic Center for Enrichment (ACE,          purchased at most computer and electronics                       Computer Security Concerns
                         listing will change periodically, but is typical   room 131-00), room 108-23, and room 118-43. The lab in room           stores and should be specified as a “10/100” or                  The Internet is plagued by a growing number of
                         of cable companies’ standard “residential”         108-23 is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The computers           “10Base-T/100Base-T”, Cat5 or Twisted Pair or UTP,               computer viruses and worms, the most dangerous
                         offerings. “Premium” channels are not              are installed with Microsoft XP Professional, Microsoft Office, and   Ethernet adapter. Desktop adapters will be further               of which can modify or even delete data from your
                         available. Roommates need to provide a             the Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer web browsers. All of the    qualified as PCI or ISA compatible, laptop/notebook              computer while even the most benign can so severely
                         “cable ready” television and connecting            campus computers have Internet access. All of the labs are            adapters usually are PCMCIA. These adapters are not              affect the performance of a computer or network as
                         cable (standard RG-58 coax CATV, less              equipped with Laser Printers.                                         interchangeable; be sure to purchase one appropriate             to make it virtually unusable. Since it is possible for
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                         than 15’, available in the Bookstore). Our                                                                               for your computer. Desktop adapters range in price               only a few infected systems to overwhelm the entire
                         distribution system uses converter boxes           Personal Computers on Campus                                          from about $10-$50, PCMCIA adapters range from




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                   network, we require an automated security scan prior
                         provided by RCN, and programmed by                                                                                       about $30-$90 but for typical usage the less expensive
                                                                            The choice of computer is up to the user. Desktop computers are                                                                        to allowing general network access. We also maintain
                         RCN to function only in their assigned port.                                                                             cards are appropriate. USB Ethernet adapters are also
                                                                            generally the least expensive and most easily customized, while                                                                        a firewall on the network that will not allow connections
                         Please do not move the cable boxes to                                                                                    available. Your residence hall room will have sufficient
                                                                            laptops are more portable. Almost all modern operating systems                                                                         to many network services (file-sharing and gaming
                         other rooms or ports! If you do so, you will                                                                             Ethernet outlets or “ports” for each roommate. To
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                                                                            will work fine. We recommend Microsoft Windows 7, Vista (Service                                                                       services especially). We do this to address security
                         lose television connectivity!



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                         Computer and Information Services (cont.)
                                                                                                                                                      Student Tuition and Fees
                         and bandwidth concerns. While we strive for balance            We also require the installation and use of spyware
                         between individual convenience and overall security            removal software. Spyware includes web cookies
                         and utility, we may often err in favor of the network.         and other data-mining objects and can attempt to              Estimated Day Division
                         Should this cause too much inconvenience, please               collect personal or other sensitive information from          Academic Year 2011-2012
                         contact the IS Department and we may be able to                your computer and communicate this information
                         accommodate you.                                               to unknown parties. Spyware can also “hi-jack” your           Required Expenses:
                                                                                        web browser, slow down your computer and network
                         We require that each computer have up-to-date                                                                                Annual Tuition ......................................................................... $ 24,783
                                                                                        connections, and generally make your computing life
                         antivirus software and operating system patches
                                                                                        miserable. The most effective applications to combat          Annual Room and Board
                         installed. We have found Symantec Norton Antivirus
                                                                                        this are SpyBot: Search & Destroy (http://www.spybot.         (seven days per week) ........................................................ ** $13,786
                         (http://www.symantec.com) to be the easiest to use and
                                                                                        com) and Ad-Aware (http://www.lavasoftusa.com/                Comprehensive Fee .................................................................... $995
                         most reliable, though other programs will work: McAfee
                                                                                        software/adaware/). Microsoft Defender, included with
                         VirusScan (http://www.mcafee.com) and TrendMicro                                                                             Residence Hall Security Deposit ..................................................$500
                                                                                        the operating system, has also proven to be effective.
                         AntiVirus (http://us.trendmicro.com) to name just two.
                                                                                        These are free to non-commercial end-users, frequently        Dorm Activity Fee ...........................................................................$50
                         All of these programs require annual subscription fees
                                                                                        updated, and should be used together.                         Health Insurance***.......................................... approximately $1,800
                         to maintain up-to-date virus protection. There are
                         also some free Anti-Virus software packages that the           In the course of our inspection we are interested in          Commuter Deposit ......................................................................$200
                         college will allow you to install: AVG (http://free.avg.com/   your computer’s operating system version and patch
                                                                                        condition, and the presence of a current, updateable          International students must show funds available in excess of
                         us-en/homepage) and Microsoft Security Essentials
                                                                                                                                                      $44,000 to obtain a I-20 from Fisher College.
                         (http://microsoft.com/Security _ Essentials). Most new         anti-virus application.
                         computer systems are sold with antivirus software
                                                                                        There are a few things you can do just before packing          ** If a student requests a single or double room, additional (nonrefundable)
                         installed but they may have a short-term subscription.                                                                           charges of $2,000 and $1,000 respectively will be incurred.
                                                                                        your computer for shipping to Fisher College that will
                         Check your expiration date! Antivirus software can
                                                                                        dramatically speed up the process:                            *** May be waived for Domestic students. All International students must
                         usually be configured to automatically check with the
                                                                                                                                                          purchase the Fisher College student health insurance plan at an
                         manufacturer for updates when an Internet connection           n   If you use Microsoft Windows 7, XP, or Vista make sure        additional charge.
                         is available. Whether it is an automatic or manual                 your operating system can be updated! If the system
                         process on your computer it should be completed (and               has not been “registered” with Microsoft and you do
                         verified) at least once per week. The software should              not have a valid registration key, it cannot be patched   The charge for tuition, room and board is an annual fee and is
                         also be configured to scan all files whenever they are             and we will not allow it on the network. You will need    due in payments on August 1st and January 3rd. Payment may be
                         accessed. For additional peace of mind a “complete                 to purchase a valid system license before we will         made by cash, check, wire transfer, money order, or credit card
                         system scan” should be run periodically.                           allow network access.                                     (MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express). Students may also
                                                                                                                                                      participate in the Fisher College Payment Plan available through
                         Many of the viruses and worms now available take               n   Make sure you have installed the latest Operating
                                                                                                                                                      the College Bursar. International students may not participate in the
                         advantage of flaws in popular operating systems                    System updates.
                                                                                                                                                      Fisher College payment plan.
                         (Microsoft Windows, Apple/Mac, Linux). To prevent
                                                                                        n   Make sure your anti-virus software is updated and that
                         their spread (and intrusion on your computer) you
                                                                                            it will be updateable for at least the duration of the
                         need to keep your system up-to-date. Microsoft offers
                                                                                            semester. If you need to re-subscribe to an update
                         a “Windows Update” system accessible through the
                                                                                            system try to do so before you arrive on campus.
                         program menu, Microsoft Internet Explorer, the Control
                         panel or by browsing to http://windowsupdate.microsoft.        n   Run a complete (all files, all hard-drives) anti-virus    Anti-Discrimination Clause:
                         com. Apple also provides operating system updates                  scan just before bringing your computer in for            Fisher College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, disability,
                         which are accessible through system preferences or                 inspection.                                               national or ethnic origin, creed, sexual orientation, veteran status or religion
                         by opening the apple menu and clicking Software                                                                              in the recruitment, admission, access to or treatment of students and the
                                                                                        If a system appears to be in good working order, we
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                         Update. These systems can be configured to                                                                                   recruitment, hiring or treatment of faculty and staff; or the operation of its
                                                                                        will simply need to verify its condition and you will be      activities and programs, as specified by state and federal laws, including Tides
                         automatically update your computer when an Internet




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                                                                                        allowed network access fairly quickly. Otherwise we will      IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments to the Higher Education Act, Executive
                         connection is available or can be run manually. Either                                                                       Order 11246, as amended, and section 503/504 of the Rehabilitation Act of
                                                                                        need to ensure that all the above criteria have been
                         way you should check for updates at least once per                                                                           1973. Any inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Human
                                                                                        met. This can be a very lengthy process, and may take
                         week. Some Linux vendors offer similar services but their                                                                    Resources Manager, Fisher College, 118 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02116.
                                                                                        several hours to complete.
                         use varies widely.
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                               A Unique Student Life Experience                                                                Six Varsity Sports
                               Fisher College combines academic and           of which enhance your sense of belonging         The Department of Athletics offers six varsity   cheerleading at the club level. Even if
                               social experiences into a focused student      in the Fisher community. In addition to          sports for intercollegiate competition. Our      you are not interested in participating on
                               development program that we call Student       on-campus events and activities, the City        Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Men’s and              a varsity team, Fisher offers a variety of
                               Life. Student Life includes an immersion       of Boston is alive with cultural, educational    Women’s Basketball, Softball, and Baseball       intramural opportunities, and a reduced-
                               in the arts, participation in community        and recreational activities, such as theatre,    teams are affiliated with the National           fee membership in a local fitness club. Our
                               service projects, attendance at lectures       concerts, famous historical sites, sports        Association of Intercollegiate Athletics         athletic offerings are just another way that
                               and cultural events, and an appreciation       teams, shopping, and more. And they’re           (NAIA) as part of the Sunrise Conference.        we make you feel part of a community at
                               of the diverse cultures of our students, all   only a few steps or a subway ride away!          The College also offers competitive              Fisher.




                         Wit h our extensive program offerings… You belong at Fisher!




                               Study Abroad Programs                                                                           Honors Program
                               Fisher College is pleased to offer semester    character-building challenges that will          Fisher College offers an innovative              College Honors Program Scholarship of
                               and summer study abroad programs               allow them to develop resilience, flexibility    Honors Program for students with superior        $5,000 each year. The benefits and rewards
                               throughout the world. With the growth of       and adaptability while immersed in diverse       academic credentials. The Honors Program         for Honors Program students include:
                               the global community and the infinitely        environments. Not only that, but they have       is designed to provide students with classes     n   Smaller class size
                               expanding reach of the Internet, it’s simply   a lot of fun doing it! Fisher College partners   and Student Life opportunities where
                                                                                                                                                                                n   Individual attention from professors
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                               good business sense for employers to           with a number of programs and universities       stimulating discussion and the pursuit of
                               seek culturally literate employees. Students   to offer culturally enriching opportunities in   knowledge through active inquiry, critical
                                                                                                                                                                                n   Academic recognition on transcripts




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                               who go abroad expose themselves to             the locations listed to the left.                thinking and research leads to a more            n   The ability to meet artists, poets and
                                                                                                                               challenging and rewarding academic                   community leaders
                                                                                                                               experience. In addition, students enrolled in    n   The opportunity to interact with students
                                                                                                                               the Honors Program qualify for the Fisher            who possess similar academic ability
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        Important Contact Numbers:

        Academic Affairs ........................617.236.8813

        Admissions ..................................617.236.8818

        Athletics ..................................... 617.236.8877

        Bursar (Student Accounts) .......... 617.236.5403

        Financial Aid .............................. 617.236.8821

        Health Center ............................ 617.236.8860

        Residence Life ........................... 617.236.8828




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