From the President

Welcome to Bristol Community College! Bristol changes the world by changing lives, learner by learner.  

We are so pleased that you are a member of our community of learners, and we are ready to help you achieve your educational goals. Our faculty and staff will prepare you to be a well-rounded learner for employment and for life. We will take the time to know you by name and understand the career direction you plan to take. Whether you take classes in Attleboro, Fall River, New Bedford, Taunton, or online, our number one goal is your success. 

Please take some time to review this Student Handbook. It will familiarize you with the services we provide to enhance your academic and personal development. To get the most of your Bristol experience, we encourage you to get involved in organizations, clubs, athletics, and attend our amazing variety of student activities, special lectures, arts and cultural events. 

Your future starts at Bristol Community College. Throughout your college experience, you will find an inclusive environment with a rich diversity of beliefs, cultures, languages, abilities and lifestyles. It’s a place where everyone feels welcome and at home.   

Let’s have a great year, 

Laura L. Douglas, Ph.D.
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