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Student Life


At PMC, what students do outside of the classroom is just as important as what goes on inside the classroom. Co-curricular activities are encouraged and are considered a vital part of each student’s education and leadership development. Opportunities to participate in community service, student organizations, intercollegiate athletics, performing arts, and recreational activities are widely available to Pine Manor students and the college’s proximity to Boston greatly enhances the student experience.

Student Government

Students participate in decision making at Pine Manor College through the Student Government Association. Student representatives sit on the Curriculum Committee, Library Committee, Speakers and Programs Committee, and the Academic Ethics Council.


Athletics play an important role at Pine Manor College, providing students opportunity to practice inclusive leadership and social responsibility. Intercollegiate sports include cross country, soccer, and volleyball in the fall, basketball in the winter, and softball in the spring. PMC competes against other NCAA Division III schools and is a member of the Great South Athletic Conference of women’s colleges. All students can participate in coed intramural sports on campus throughout the year. PMC’s varsity teams are the Gators.

Athletic Facilities

Athletic facilities at PMC include a new outdoor tennis complex with six courts, softball and soccer fields, a cross country trail, two platform tennis courts, and a multi-purpose gymnasium with courts for indoor sports, a fitness room, a dance studio, and a softball batting cage.

International Student Services

International students are well served by the International Student Advisor and through participation in the International Student Club.

Residence Life

74% of students live in residence halls on campus. Residential students live in one of three villages, each with five residence halls and a Commons area. Each residence hall accommodates 30 students.

Technology Services

All residence hall rooms are wired for high-speed internet access. Additionally, students can access the Internet from computers available throughout the campus in the residence hall common areas, the Campus Center, and five computer laboratories. Students enjoy best-effort guidance for their personal computers in residence hall rooms at no charge, and assistance is available through technology mentoring. There are no technology fees for students.


Ample parking exists on campus for residential and commuter students. Parking permits are available to students for an annual fee of $125 for resident students and $75 for commuter students.

Office of Student Life

The Student Life staff provides a wide array of services to benefit the well-being of students, such as advising and personal counseling, healthcare services, and awareness programs about current issues.