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Dean of the College

Vassar College

Campus Resources

CARE (Case Management, Advocacy, Resources, and Education)

Services include but are not limited to support connecting to on-campus and off-campus resources, advocacy services, and more. Read more about our services, including financial hardship assistance based on eligibility and advocacy services.

Center for Career Education (CCE)

The Center for Career Education services and programs focus on the following areas:

  • Self-awareness (defining your interests, skills, values, and goals)
  • Career exploration
  • Decision making
  • Graduate school/law school research and application
  • Employment strategies and job search skills
  • Opportunities and resources for internships and summer jobs

Dean of Studies Office

The Dean of First-Year Students and other advisors work with students one-on-one to address any issues that concern them and refer students to available resources when students experience academic and personal difficulties.

First-generation, Low Income (FLI) Program (formerly the Transitions Program)

The FLI Program is a comprehensive, four-year program for first-generation, low-income, and/or undocumented students. Anyone is welcome to join once they are on campus.


Planned Parenthood—Poughkeepsie

One of the nation’s leading providers of high-quality, affordable health care, and the nation’s largest provider of sex education.

Grace Smith House 

Private not-for-profit domestic violence agency provides both residential and non-residential services to victims of domestic violence and their children.