Stonehill College students may cross-register for courses at any of the SACHEM (Southeastern Association for Cooperation of Higher Education in Massachusetts) institutions on a space-available basis as part of their normal full-time load during the Fall or Spring semester. Winter and Summer semesters are excluded from the SACHEM exchange program. Tuition is covered within the students’ full-time tuition charge at Stonehill College; students are responsible for lab fees when applicable. Students must request an official transcript from the SACHEM School be sent to the Registrar’s Office.
Colleges involved in the SACHEM program are the following:
- Bridgewater State College
- Bristol Community College
- Cape Cod Community College
- Dean College
- Massachusetts Maritime Academy*
- Massasoit Community College
- Stonehill College
- University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
- Wheaton College
*Students may not cross-register at Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Students may enroll in a maximum of two courses per semester at one of the above institutions, provided that the courses are not offered or are filled at Stonehill for that semester. First-Year students are not eligible to participate in the SACHEM program. Cross-registration is not available for General Education courses. SACHEM courses may count as major requirements with approval of the relevant Department Chair.
SACHEM Registration Forms may be obtained from the Registrar’s Office and final approval is granted by the Office of Academic Services & Advising and the particular college involved. In accordance with Stonehill College policy, the transfer of credit to Stonehill is given only for courses with a grade of “C’’ or better and only the credits received are added to the permanent record. The grade received is recorded on the permanent record at the college where the course is taken. Students are responsible for adherence to the academic regulations of the institution involved.