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Most offices of Student Affairs are located in the Callahan Center. The role of Student Affairs is to support the academic and personal development of each student.
A staff of professionals allows students one-on-one contact with administration to discuss any issue. Areas of special interest are often incorporated into campus-wide programming.
Student Affairs is an umbrella term to describe several offices that work closely with students and groups in the areas of residence life, student activities, counseling, community service, health, food service, spiritual life, and safety and security on campus.
Endicott students come from diverse social, cultural, and economic backgrounds, creating a diverse experience for all students. Students from across the United States and dozens of foreign countries are currently represented on campus. A celebration of these backgrounds allows students to truly experience a variety of cultures and traditions enriching their own personal experiences.
New Student Orientation
Endicott College provides two opportunities to assist newly admitted students and their families in their transition to higher education academics, campus life, and the Endicott community. The Endicott experience begins with Summer Orientation where new students and their families participate in an intensive, overnight orientation program. The summer orientation is designed to assist students in building relationships critical to success at Endicott College. Workshops and interactive sessions engage students and their families in academic and co-curricular activities, thus introducing new students to the academic and community expectations and standards of the College. Students are introduced to a common reading designed to unite them in a shared intellectual discourse. Finally, orientation allows the College an opportunity to answer student and family questions and concerns before the academic year starts in order to ease the transition to Endicott.
Prior to the start of classes, Fall Orientation assists with the academic transition for life on campus. At Fall Orientation, students are prepared for the transition into academics at Endicott by meeting the faculty and staff of their respective Schools to enhance the students understanding of their programs. Students will also receive their class schedule during a session with their academic advisor where they may review their schedule and address any questions or concerns. Students will begin their EC101 - Endicott Transitions course, which addresses the challenges of incoming students and provides strategies for success in an academic community. Finally, the new class will participate in a traditional Convocation ceremony.
Academic and professional growth is only part of the development of students’ talents, interests, and abilities at Endicott. The Campus Activities Board (CAB) an active student activities committee with a mission to provide social, cultural, and educational programming - utilizes students’ abilities in the development and implementation of specific programs. Opportunities exist for students to become part of planning and implementing or merely participating in major concerts, dances, movie programs, talent nights, bus trips, lectures, cultural events, and much more.
Endicott is committed to students and their views on matters concerning their educational and campus experiences. Active participation in the Endicott College Student Government is strongly encouraged. Here a student can develop his or her leadership skills while working with other students to enhance the Endicott experience. Elected officers representing each class serve as the coordinating and central planning body for students. Student Government deals with a variety of issues that are or may become concerns of students. Students may establish a new club or organization on campus, depending on student interest, through the Student Government.
Endicott’s comprehensive leadership programs are designed to meet the needs and interests of undergraduate students at various levels in their development. Any student can be a leader in some way or another, so a variety of avenues for skills building are offered. These include Resident Assistants, REACH, LIGHThouse Leadership Society, and Student Government, along with many other opportunities.
Endicott Gull Card System
The Endicott student identification card serves multiple purposes on campus. Not only does it provide access to residence halls and dining facilities, but also allows for a dollar value to be added to the card so that it becomes a cashless system for purchases on campus. Endicott’s dining facilities, bookstore, vending machines, laundry machines, copiers and printers are equipped to accept the Endicott Gull Card. The Gull Card is also accepted at various off-campus locations.
Dollar values can be added to the Gull Card at the Bursar’s Office with cash or check, or cash through value-ports in the Library, Callahan Center, and the Post Center. Dollar values added with a credit card must done online at www.endicott.edu/e-bill. The Gull Card Office is located in College Hall.
Clubs and Organizations
Clubs and organizations are varied on the Endicott Campus, dealing with a variety of interests expressed by students. They range from academically-based areas to social clubs and community service endeavors.
Academic Honors Societies
Alpha Phi Sigma (Criminal Justice)
Eta Sigma Delta (Hospitality)
Iota Gamma Chi (Liberal Studies)
Kappa Delta Pi (Education)
Lambda Pi Eta (Communication)
Phi Alpha Theta (History)
Phi Sigma (Biological Sciences)
Psi Chi (Psychology)
Sigma Beta Delta (Business)
Sigma Iota Rho (International Studies)
Sigma Xi (Research in Natural and Social Sciences)
Clubs and Organizations
ALANA (African, Latino, Asian, Native American)
America’s Institute for Graphic Arts (AIGA) Student Design Group
Athletic Training Club
Campus Activities Board (CAB)
CAT Club (Creative Arts Therapy)
Commuter Student Association
Delta Epsilon Chi (DEX)
Endicott Arts Council (Arts Club)
Endicott Biotech Society
Endicott College Dance Repertory Ensemble
Endicott College Harmonic Overtones (ECHO)
Endicott College Jazz Band
Endicott College National Science Teachers Association Student Chapter
Endicott College Oratory Society
Endicott College Rock Band
Endicott College Student Nurses Association
Endicott College Television Network (ECTV)
Endicott Drama Club
Endicott Environmental Society (EES)
Endicott Investment Club
Endicott Musicians Collective
Endicott Observer Newspaper
Endicott Political Debate Society
Gay Straight Alliance (GSA)
International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Student Chapter
Law & Justice Club
Love Letters: Random Cards of Kindness, Inc.: Endicott Chapter
Martial Arts Club
Math and Computer Science Club (MACS)
Ocean 2 Ocean (Intercultural Club)
Physical Education Club
Psychology and Human Services Club
REACH Peer Education
Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC)
Rotaract Service Club
Sport Management Club
Student Athletic Advisory Council
Student Government Association
Student Peace Alliance
Men’s Ice Hockey
Women’s Ice Hockey
Outdoor Adventure Club
Community Service Opportunities
The Community Service Office offers students a wide variety of service opportunities, civic engagement, and community leadership. Students can do one-time service projects with groups such as Special Olympics or Habitat for Humanity, on-going projects such as Big Brother/Big Sister or America Reads, tutoring, food kitchens, youth programs, or work in a community nonprofit organization through the Federal Work Study program. There is a service trip in January and an Alternative Spring Break in March.
The Health Center’s goal is to maintain the health and well being of the campus community. The Health Center is located in the Callahan Center. Staffed by a nurse practitioner and registered nurses working in collaboration with local physicians, the Center provides students with both direct care and appropriate referral for all types of health-related issues. The Center is open Monday thru Friday. Please check the website for specific hours of operation.
Endicott College recognizes that many students experience adjustment issues and other mental health problems which can have a significant negative impact on their academic success. In order to help students cope with the personal challenges that face them, the Counseling Center provides individual and group counseling, implements programming on issues relevant to college-aged students, assists during crisis situations, and is a resource for referral to both on-campus and community support services. Confidential counseling is available to all currently enrolled Endicott students at no charge.
Endicott College recognizes the importance of spiritual development and moral awareness in the life of students and faculty. Chapel services and programs acknowledge and include the wide range of religious traditions represented on campus through student-led services, the Chaplain’s Advisory Group, Endicott Christian Fellowship, and interfaith programs. The Chaplain is available during established office hours or by appointment for spiritual direction and counseling, or in a crisis or emergency. The Chapel is open daily from 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.