Congratulations on your admission to The Fletcher School! We hope
that you will choose to pursue your graduate education at Fletcher this
Students are actively involved in running almost every aspect of
student life here at Fletcher. The Student Council and Fletcher's
administration meet monthly to work together to improve the school and
to discuss student related policies. This year, students have taken on
a number of important issues, such as improving Fletcher's
environmental impact, addressing curriculum issues, planning student
events, and facilitating communication between the students and
administration on issues that affect the community. Additionally, the
Student Council holds regular "town hall" meetings with the Deans to
discuss important issues at hand and to set our priorities. These open
forums are the perfect place to learn about Fletcher news--directly
from the source.
There is also extensive student involvement in the school's standing
and ad hoc committees. These committees allow Fletcher students to
participate in the decision-making process on everything from proposed
curriculum changes and technological enhancements to the admission of
new students. In addition, the Student Council funds more than 30
student groups, ranging from the Fletcher Forum on World Affairs to the
Running Club, and the Human Rights Project to the Jessup debate team.
These groups host speakers, movie nights, brown bag discussions, and
many other events that bring the Fletcher students, professors and
This interaction on many levels with the faculty and administration
strengthens the concept of community that makes Fletcher unique.
Whether you're grabbing a cup of coffee with a professor or having a
drink with a friend at the weekly social hour, we think you will find
the Fletcher community a welcoming one. We hope you will join us by
choosing to attend Fletcher and encourage you to utilize us as a
resource in making your decision. The Student Council email address is
included below. We look forward to hearing from you.
The Fletcher School's Student Council