Throughout your time at Stonehill, there are a number of different offices, services and departments on campus available to help you make the transition to college.
The Office of Accessibility Resources (OAR) aims to create an accessible campus experience by providing a point of coordination as well as resources and support for our students and the campus community.
Unlike high school, college students need to self-disclose their disability. Enrolled students who believe they have a need for disability-related accommodations are encouraged to register with OAR by completing the following steps:
- Self-identify to the OAR by completing an online registration form
- Submit disability documentation. Please refer to Stonehill’s Documentation Guidelines for guidance in providing documentation that will establish eligibility for reasonable accommodations.
- Schedule an intake interview, preferably before the start of the semester, by calling 508-565-1306.
Counseling Services offers free and confidential counseling for students.
Students seek support at counseling for a variety of reasons including but not limited to adjustment, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, relationship or interpersonal concerns, academic struggles, time/stress management, and identity exploration.
Typical services include:
- Short-term individual one-on-one counseling
- Case management support to coordinate care and navigate both on and off-campus resources
- Referral to psychiatric consultation
- Trainings and outreach programming
- Urgent Appointments
Given the ever-evolving nature of COVID-19, Counseling Services has utilized telehealth to provide support during Spring 2020. We are consulting with colleagues, local and national organizations to consider best practices for service delivery in the fall. Please consult our Counseling Services website for updates and follow us on Instagram @stonehillcounselingservices.
The Stonehill Dine Around Plan is designed to meet the diverse needs of our community by providing a base meal plan of $1,350, in a debit-style account, at the start of each semester. Students who live on campus are required to participate in The Dine Around Plan.
Unused base meal plan dollars from the fall semester roll over to the spring semester but are not refundable at the end of the academic year. Meal dollars can be added and are only valid at on-campus dining locations.
You also have the option to add Hill Dollars to your student account and these can be used supplement spending on campus and at participating off-campus locations.
Learn more about Dining Services at Stonehill.
Health Services offers free and confidential, appointment-based health services for full-time Stonehill College students during the academic year. Health Services is staffed by nurse practitioners, physician assistants and a part-time physician.
Learn more about Health Services, requirements for incoming students and the services provided.
The Stonehill IT webpages contain valuable information about technology, including a Get Started page. This page contains references to many helpful resources for new students, including information on your Stonehill account, managing your password, myHill and laptop recommendations, among others.
There is also informative documentation and training materials in a section called the Knowledge Base.
Office of Intercultural Affairs
The Office of Intercultural Affairs provide academic, cultural, and personal support to students - including students of color , first-generation college students, international students, and LGBTQ+ students - through developing intellectual, social and leadership skills.
Chosen (Preferred) Name
Stonehill College has a strong commitment to a diverse and inclusive environment where the dignity of each person within our community is respected and affirmed. The College also recognizes that some students and employees may prefer to use first names other than their legal name. To uphold this commitment, the College has developed a policy whereby any current student or employee may elect to use a chosen first name in interpersonal interactions and on campus records whenever applicable and appropriate.
This policy is applicable to changing of first names only and is not applicable for individuals requesting a last name change.
Chosen first name: a name that one may wish to use other than their legal first name to identify oneself.
Such examples include:
- People who use their middle name instead of their first name
- People who use anglicized names
- Names that affirm one’s gender identity
Legal first name: a name that appears on official records of identification, such as a person’s passport, driver’s license or government-issued identification cards, birth certificate, or U.S. social security card.
Students wishing to use a chosen first name must initiate this request with the Office of Intercultural Affairs. Employees of the college wishing to use a chosen first name must initiate this request with the Office of Human Resources.
Because the chosen name has to be updated manually, the process for a chosen name change may take up ten (10) business days.
The Office of Residence Life aims to provide an enriching residential experience by encouraging individual student development, and fostering a community of inclusivity, responsibility and compassion.
First-year students can complete the online Housing Application beginning May 15, 2020. The deadline to apply for housing is July 5, 2020. Learn more about how to apply for housing.
Shipping Items to School
Due to the impact of package delivery from the pandemic, we request students to bring all personal items with you to campus rather than mailing them. We understand that there are certain situations that make that difficult, but ask for you to exhaust all means before mailing to your campus address.
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Summer Orientation will be presented through six “Sessions” released throughout the summer. These themed weeks will include a focus on campus resources, academics, co-curricular life, and meeting members of your class, just to name a few. We will offer several live programs and social activities to prepare you for your time at Stonehill.
Contact the Student Engagement Office with any additional questions.
All students who enrolled as resident students must complete the online Housing Application by Sunday, July 5. The application consists of acknowledging the Room and Board Contract and answering questions regarding your personality and living habits. You may also make a specific roommate request if you have one. The online forms are now available on myHill under the myHousing tab. You will need your Stonehill username and password to access this site. Students will be notified of their housing assignment the first week of August.
For additional questions about registering for fall housing, contact the Office of Residence Life.
Per state law, students cannot attend college in Massachusetts unless this form is completed and returned to Stonehill College Health Services. Pages 1 and 2 are to be completed by you. Pages 3 and 4 are meant to be completed and signed by your medical provider. Although an appointment with your healthcare provider is not required by Stonehill Health Services for submission of this form, your primary care provider may require an appointment to complete this paperwork. The Health Report, The Tuberculosis Risk Questionnaire and a printed copy of your immunization record (signed by your medical provider) are due by Sunday, June 28.
Contact the Health Services Office at 508-565-1307 with any questions.
Counseling Services offers free and confidential counseling for students.
Students seek support at counseling for a variety of reasons including, but not limited to, adjustment, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, relationship or interpersonal concerns, academic struggles, time/stress management, and identity exploration.
Contact Counseling Services at 508-565-1331 with questions or if you are currently working with a clinician at home and wondering about services near Stonehill.
The Department of Information Technology provides technology services and support to Stonehill students, faculty and staff.
If you need access to your Stonehill username, email and password, the department sent an email around Thursday, May 14, to the personal email account we have on file. This message contains important information about your Stonehill email, username and password.
You can submit your Hill Card ID Photo here. Please visit our website for more information, including photo requirements and instructions for submission.
The Hill Card, your student ID, is used to access residence halls and other campus resources. All new students must upload a photo for use on their Hill Card. You can use an existing digital photo, scan in a school picture or passport-type picture, or take a new picture with a digital camera or smart phone.
Please visit our Hill Card Photos page for more information.
If you have any questions, please contact the Information Technology Service Desk at (508) 565-1111 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Higher education is an investment in your future. At Stonehill College, the Office of Student Financial Assistance works closely with students and families to answer questions and offer solutions to make that investment affordable.
For questions about financial assistance, contact the Office of Student Financial Assistance.
Student Accounts provides information on student billing, tuition and fees, payments and payment plans and tax benefits of education.
For questions about your bill, please contact Student Accounts.
Contact us with questions about Orientation.
The Office of Student Engagement provides opportunities that will empower students to create a fun and positive campus community. The office enjoys a strong working and advising relationship with the Student Government Association, class committees and many of the student clubs and organizations.