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Students at Late Night Breakfast

At MassArt, our Student Development office focuses on providing a safe and welcome environment so students can focus on their coursework and college experience. Learn more about our commitment to our students through the following offices and services:

MassArt PoliceCampus Safety

MassArt police officers monitor MassArt's campus 365 days a year, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Officers are academy trained and licensed as Special State Police Officers as well as Suffolk County Deputy Sheriffs.



Students on the TCommuter Programs

Students who live off campus are encouraged to participate in on-campus activities and programs. The Office of Student Development provide students with space and transportation options for commuter students. 



Counseling and WellnessCounseling & Wellness

Our Counseling & Wellness Center promotes emotional, academic, and physical wellbeing through programming and counseling services. Staff are licensed professionals who specialize in student care.  


Neon HeartEnsuring A Safe campus

MassArt is dedicated to providing learning, working, and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people and affirm the rights of all members of the community to be treated with respect and dignity.



Late Night BreakfastFood Resources

MassArt provides a pantry of non-perishable food for its community. Additional resources are available by organization and neighborhood.



International Student at Isabella Stewart Gardner MuseumInternational Education Center

The International Education Center provides assistance to accepted international students and manages study abroad, travel courses, exchange programs, and Fulbright.



Marty the Mastodon with a student holding up the peace signMartyAid

MassArt offers MartyAid to all enrolled undergraduate and graduate students. MartyAid provides all students with immediate, 24-hour support at no cost, and regardless of health insurance, and free access to mental health resources that provide a wide range of services depending on your needs.


Square photo of a student making artwork by Jorg MeyerMastodon emergency fund

Minor financial issues may affect a student’s ability to continue their education.  To support students, the college has established the Mastodon Emergency Fund to cover emergencies and other unexpected issues.



Students on orientation day outside TreehouseORIENTATION

Freshmen and transfer students, get ready for the start of the school year! Learn about orientation types and times, and all you need to know before move-in.




Jamie Costello
Associate Vice President of Student Development & Dean of Students • 617.879.7703

Maureen Keefe
Vice President of Student Development • 617.879.7705