The Colleges of the Fenway is a consortium of six neighboring Boston colleges in the Fenway area. Joining Emmanuel in the consortium are the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Simmons College, Wentworth Institute of Technology, and Wheelock College. Collectively, these colleges represent more than 12,000 undergraduate students, comprising 16.2% of the total Boston population of undergraduates attending four-year colleges, more than 700 full-time faculty and 2,300 course offerings.
Opportunities through the Colleges of the Fenway
Cross Course Registration
Emmanuel students can cross-register at any of the COF institutions at no additional tuition charge. On average, 300 students have cross-registered each semester since the consortium's inception.
Special Library Privileges
With access to each school's library as well as three library consortia in Boston (including 15 libraries in total), the opportunities for outstanding research and
Additional Study Abroad Options
Through the COF Global Education Opportunities (GEO) Center, a shared resources for preparing students for awareness of, support for, access to and participation in education abroad programs.
Fenway Card Access
COF students have the ability to use an exclusive Fenway Card for payment at the six colleges and at over 75 popular local businesses around the Fenway, and Back Bay, Cambridge and Newton neighborhoods.
Through collaborative student groups, COF students are able to participate in specialized performing arts activities including:
o Dance Project
o Jazz Band
o Chamber Ensemble
Intramural Sports and Programs
In addition to the athletic offerings at Emmanuel, students can participate in COF Intramural offerings and programs including:
o 3-on-3 Basketball
o 5-on-5 Basketball
o Bracket Busters Challenge
o College Bowl Pick'Em
o Field Hockey
o Flag Football
o Great Race Boston
o Lacrosse (women)
o Indoor Soccer
o Outdoor Soccer
o Texas Hold Em Poker Tournament
o Turkey Trot Fun Run/Walk
o XBOX Halo Tournament
o XBOX Madden '11
Boston is a college town, and the Colleges of the Fenway brings six of those colleges, including Emmanuel, together. Learn more about the opportunities the COF provides!