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:

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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
413.205.3800
nicolle.cestero@aic.edu

Brian J. O’Shaughnessy, Vice President for Student Affairs
American International College, Box 3A Springfield, MA 01109
413.205.3264
brian.oshaughnessy@aic.edu

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 
matthew.scott@aic.edu

Alexander Cross 
Associate Dean for Student Life
alexander.cross@aic.edu 

Kimberly Beebe 
Associate Dean for Student Success 
kimberly.beebe@aic.edu

Patricia Scagliarini 
Administrative Assistant for Student Affairs/Dean of Students 
patricia.scagliarini@aic.edu

EMERGENCY (Campus Police)
413.205.3333

Dexter Health Center and Counseling 413.205.3248

Family Care Medical Center
413.783.9114

Medical Emergencies
911

Planned Parenthood
800.258.4448

Baystate Medical Center
413.794.0000

Mercy Medical Center
413.748.9000

Holyoke Hospital
413.534.2500

Mass. Commission against Discrimination
413.739.2145

Consumer Product Safety Commission
800.638.2772

Children’s Protective Services Unit
413.452.3200

Cancer Information Services
800.422.6237

Alcoholics Anonymous
413.532.2111

AIDS Action Committee
800.235.2331

Overeaters Anonymous
413.783.4198

Allows a student to request funding from the Student Care & Emergency Fund and/or request Dining Commons meal swipes due to a short-term situation impacting a student's ability to stay in school and remain safe/healthy. A staff member may also submit on behalf of a student in need. CLICK HERE to submit a request.

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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.

Allows a student to request funding from the Student Care & Emergency Fund and/or request Dining Commons meal swipes due to a short-term situation impacting a student's ability to stay in school and remain safe/healthy. A staff member may also submit on behalf of a student in need.