Academic Affairs

The Office of Academic Affairs provides oversight and leadership for all credit-bearing academic programs, instruction, and support services at all College locations, including online.  

Activities and areas of responsibility include oversight of curriculum, planning, budget administration, staffing, professional development for faculty and professional staff, development of degree and certificate programs, and various professional accreditations.

The fundamental goal of the Office of Academic Affairs is to promote student learning by fostering excellence in teaching and an environment that promotes individual students to develop into critical thinkers and autonomous learners.

Academic Calendar

Stay on top of important Fall 2018 semester dates with the Bristol Academic Calendar. Details about the first day of classes, holidays, finals and more can be found in the Academic Calendar.


You can view the Fall 2019 semester Add/Drop calendar here. Plan ahead and view the Bristol Spring 2020 Add/Drop calendar here


Want to stay in the know? Text BCCInfo to 67283, to receive text messages about important dates like registration, add/drop periods, and finals. Standard messaging rates may apply. 

Academic Calendar Archive

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Academic Affairs Contact Information

Chad Argotsinger, Chief of Staff, 774.357.3591

April Bellafiore, Dean of eLearning, 774.357.2387

William Berardi, Dean for Business and Information Management, 774.357.2709

Suzanne Buglione, Vice President for Academic Affairs, 774.357.2705

Lynne Brodeur, Dean for Health Sciences, 774.357.2142 

Robin Duncan, Acting Administrator – Lash Center, 774.357.2430

Shanna Howell, Dean of New Bedford, 774.357.2655

Sarah Klyberg, Interim Dean for Arts and Humanities, 774.357.3375

Lisa Lavoie, Executive Assistant, 774.357.2186

Kathleen Pearle, Dean for Behavioral & Social Sciences and Education, 774.357.3516

Luz Perez, Title III Staff Associate, 774.357.2185

Robert Rezendes, Dean of Taunton, 774.357.3457

Sarmad Saman, Dean for Mathematics, Science, and Engineering, 774.357.2480