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Family Resources

Welcome to the MassBay Family!

Dear MassBay Families,

Now that your student has enrolled at MassBay Community College, you too are a member of our community. At MassBay, we view the relationship we have with our students’ families as a partnership; one created to help your student be successful. It is our goal to nurture that relationship by keeping you well-informed, because we sincerely believe that when you are informed, your student will benefit.

We welcome you to contact us if you have questions.

Josh Cheney
Associate Dean of Students

Ann Whelan
Associate Director of Counseling Services


Family Orientation Virtual Experience

This virtual program is designed to familiarize family members with the MassBay community.  The program covers a wide range of topics, including: the student’s experience inside the classroom; outside the classroom; virtual campus supports available; and administrative services. This is the perfect venue to find answers to many of your questions.

The Family Orientation is available now, and can be viewed at any time, and can be re-visited multiple times. To access the virtual experience, please click this link below. When logging in, please enter your name, your student’s name, and your email address.

Sign in to the Family Orientation →

For questions regarding Family Orientation please contact Josh Cheney, Associate Dean of Students (, or Ann Whelan, Associate Director of Counseling Services ( 

Family Orientation Drop-In Hour

On the following dates and times, we will be hosting a virtual open family orientation drop-in hour.  This an opportunity to speak with a representative from the College to answer any questions. Prior registration is not required.

Plase note that this is not a structure presentation, just a drop-in time to ask questions. 

Friday, January 7, 2022 (Cancelled for Snow Day)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm


Thursday, January 13, 2022

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Click Here to Join the Family Orientation Open Hour