COVID-19 Guidance
In response to COVID-19, all courses are now online and employees are working remotely.

While the COVID-19 virus disrupts life across the globe...  

...plans are being pushed back. But we know that we will all come through this stronger, and that you are still an accepted student at Lesley University.

So, while a visit to campus is on hold (for now), we still encourage you to explore this page and discover all the other steps you can take today to prepare for starting at Lesley this fall. And as always, our dedicated counselors are here to answer your questions about anything, and are currently scheduling virtual meetings with all accepted and prospective students.

Accepted Student Events

Our March 29 Accepted Students Day on-campus is canceled. Please stay tuned for additional information on a virtual experience. 

  • Accepted Students Day - Virtual Experience

    We're working on a virtual visit to campus to give you the best glimpse possible of what life at Lesley is like. Please be on the lookout for communications from us soon.

  • Lynx Days - stay tuned for virtual experience info

    NOTE: Due to the evolving situation with COVID-19, we cancelled our on-campus Lynx Days. We're working on a virtual experience so please check back and look out for additional communications from us.

    Join us for one of our Lynx Days and see what life at Lesley will be like.

    You'll get to:

    • Explore our Cambridge campus during a student-led tour.
    • Discover what it means to be a Lesley Lynx from our community panel.
    • Enjoy lunch with current students.
    • See what a class is like at Lesley.*


  • Contact a counselor for a virtual meeting

    While things are on pause because of COVID-19, we encourage students to get in touch with our undergraduate counselors for a 30 minute virtual meeting, and to schedule time to speak with a faculty member from your academic areas of interest. Please contact the admissions office at or 617.349.8800.


Let's make Lesley an affordable option for you.

It’s our goal to break down financial barriers so that students who want to learn here, can learn here. In addition to being one of the most affordable private universities in New England, we offer many ways to help make your Lesley education a reality.

From applying advance credit you may have earned, to our customized aid packages based on your specific needs, there are many ways to make bring down the cost of your tuition down.

Call 617.349.8760 to find out how we can work with you.

Don't forget to fill out your FAFSA
If you haven't already, please make sure to complete your FAFSA form as soon as possible so we can create a custom financial award just for you. Use Lesley University code: 002160. Go to and get started.
Try our Tuition Planner Service
Need some personalized help figuring out how to finance your Lesley education? Call our tuition planner service at 617.349.8760.

Understanding Your Financial Aid 

Download our Financial Aid Guide (PDF) to learn more about understanding your financial aid award. 

Advanced Credit

Get a leg-up before you've even started. You can earn credit toward your degree program if you've completed college-level coursework (think Dual Enrollment or Running Start), taken Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), or General Certificate of Education (GCE) A-level or AS-level.

Here's how it works. Send your unofficial/official test results or college transcripts to We'll provide you with an estimated transfer of credit. You'll end up saving time and money! 

The sooner we receive your documents, the sooner we can provide you with your individualized evaluation. If you have any questions, reach out to your admissions counselor or email

Follow us on social media to experience life at Lesley and meet your future #Lesley2024 classmates.

Instagram / YouTube / Twitter / Facebook

And if you've made your decision to come here...let's enroll.

Step 1: Find your Lesley username—it’s at the bottom of your acceptance letter

Step 2: Know your password -- it's the same one you used to track your application on Lesley's Online Information System (LOIS). What to do if you haven't activated your LOIS account yet.

Step 3: Log in to Lesley’s Electronic Form System.

Step 4: Submit your online enrollment contract and deposit. A $600 deposit is required if you plan to live on campus. A $300 deposit is required if you plan to commute.

Step 5: Additionally, if you plan to live on campus, you'll need to complete this online housing application.


Remember Your Enrollment Deadlines

Send us the forms and deposit by these dates to hold your spot.

First-Year Students
• May 1 if you plan to start in September
• January 15 if you plan to start in January

Transfer Students
• June 1 (or 2 weeks after your acceptance) if you plan to start in September
• January 15 if you plan to start in January

Apply for our Honors Program
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Residence Application

You’re going to need someplace to live, right? We think Cambridge is the place to be—and 250,000 college students in Greater Boston and Cambridge can’t be wrong.

Fill out out an online housing application for January and September 2020 enrollment. In the meantime, start planning how you’ll decorate your dorm room.  

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Off-Campus Living

A lot (30%) of Lesley undergraduates don't live on campus. So we know how important it is to keep all our students connected to Lesley. From places to study, eat, work out or hang out, to commuting and parking here, we've got an entire department devoted to you

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Whatever questions you have, we're here to answer them.

Choosing a college is a big deal. We encourage you to ask as many questions as possible to help you make your decision. We’re here when you want to chat.

Contact Undergraduate Admissions