The Dean of Students functions as the chief conduct officer as well as the Deputy Title IX Coordinator for the College. The Dean of Students also serves as an advocate for the needs of students and balances those needs with the priorities and concerns of the institution.

The Dean of Students Office is made up of the following functional areas:

General Documents

This statement is provided to students, faculty, and staff as part of American International College’s compliance with the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989, which seek to eliminate the abuse of alcohol and drugs. Faculty, staff, and students who receive funding and other support such as grants, contracts, and certain financial assistance from the federal government may be subject to additional restrictions and conditions imposed upon them by the Drug-Free Workplace Act. Violation of these federal regulations can result in loss of federal financial aid to students attending the College.

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American International College prohibits discrimination, including unequal treatment, discriminatory harassment (including sexual harassment and sexual misconduct), or retaliation, against any employee, student, or applicant for employment or enrollment on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, military status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Nicolle Cestero, Senior Vice President for Human Resources, Chief of Staff, and Title IX Coordinator
American International College, Box HR Springfield, MA 01109

Brian J. O’Shaughnessy, Vice President for Student Affairs
American International College, Box 3A Springfield, MA 01109

Please see the Student Handbook for detailed information on such policies and information including the Student Code of Conduct, College Conduct Hearing Process, Hazing Policy, Sexual Harassment and Title IX Policy, Discrimination Policy, Disability Policy, Information Technology Policy, Alcohol and Drug Policies, and the Resident Student Housing Agreement

Office Number: 413-205-3264 

Matthew Scott 
Dean of Students, Deputy Title IX Coordinator

Alexander Cross 
Associate Dean for Student Life 

Kimberly Beebe 
Associate Dean for Student Success

Patricia Scagliarini 
Administrative Assistant for Student Affairs/Dean of Students

EMERGENCY (Campus Police)

Dexter Health Center and Counseling 413.205.3248

Family Care Medical Center

Medical Emergencies

Planned Parenthood

Baystate Medical Center

Mercy Medical Center

Holyoke Hospital

Mass. Commission against Discrimination

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Children’s Protective Services Unit

Cancer Information Services

Alcoholics Anonymous

AIDS Action Committee

Overeaters Anonymous

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The Student Handbook contains the Student Code of Conduct, Residence Life Housing Agreement, and important policies on topics such as discrimination, hazing, sexual misconduct, and others.

Used to submit complaints/concerns/grievances related to online learning, the learning environment, or any other general campus concerns.

If you are concerned about an AIC student, please use this link to submit an alert to the AIC CARE Team.

Use this link to access the Sexual Discrimination & Misconduct Reporting Form. Use this form to report any potential Title IX incidents.