Visit Simmons

We want to meet you!

How can you tell if Simmons is the right school? Visit! You'll be able to meet faculty and students, learn more about Simmons programs, check out the campus and activities, and get admission and financial aid information. You'll also have an opportunity to take a guided campus tour.

Read about your options below and schedule an individual visit or sign up for an Open House. Can't make it to campus? Take a virtual tour or sign up for one of our online information sessions!

Schedule Your Visit

Looking to bring your group of 10 or more high school students? Click here to fill out our Group Tour Request Form!



First Year Student Visit Options

At Simmons we believe an amazing visit experience is one of the most important factors when choosing a school & we want to help you create a visit just for you! You can choose from any or all of the options below. Take a look at what we offer, and then click here to fill our visit form.

We can't wait to see you on campus!

Campus Tour and Information Session

Start with a general information session to learn more about Simmons, the admission process, and financing your education. Then head out on a tour of the Simmons campus led by a current student. Get your questions answered about everything from academic demands and social activities, to what it's like to attend a women's-centered college or intern with a professional organization. Tours start at the admission office in the Main College Building and include the College Center, Beatley Library, the residence halls, Bartol Dining Hall, and the Holmes Sports Center. We do not show nursing labs on our daily tours.

Weekdays
9:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.

Saturdays
9:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.

College Interview

While Simmons doesn't require an interview for admission, we do encourage you to schedule one. It's the best way for you to get to know Simmons, and for us to get to know you.

Financial Aid Appointment

Financial aid is an important component in the college decision-making process for many prospective students. You can meet with one of our financial aid counselors to learn more about financial aid at Simmons. Let us know if you would like us to arrange a meeting with a Student Financial Services counselor during your visit.

Athletics and Co-Curricular Activities

Want to row on the crew team? Sing with the Simmons Sirens? Participate in community service projects? We can arrange for you to meet with athletics coaches, program directors, and students who are involved in activities that interest you if they are available on the day of your visit.

Classroom and Faculty Visits (Must be requested at least two weeks before preferred date)

Academic life is taken seriously at Simmons. The best way to get a sense for it is to sit in on a class. See what it's like to study in a college where women are expected and encouraged to voice their opinions. Tell us what subjects interest you and we'll arrange for you to attend a class. If you wish, we'll also set up a personal meeting with a faculty member, so you can discuss your intended area of study and learn about programs at Simmons.

Overnight Stays (Must be requested at least two weeks before preferred date)

Have you been wondering what it's like to live in a residence hall? How you'll manage your new time schedule? If there's a social life at a women's-centered college? An overnight stay will give you a chance to experience college life firsthand and get answers that only another student can give. Current high school seniors can request an overnight visit for Monday-Thursday nights.

Transfer & Adult Student Visit Options

At Simmons we believe an amazing visit experience is one of the most important factors when choosing a school & we want to help you create a visit just for you! You can choose from any or all of the options below. Take a look at what we offer, and then click here to fill our visit form.

We can't wait to see you on campus!

Campus Tour

Get your questions answered about everything from academic demands and social activities, to what it's like to attend a women's-centered college or intern with a professional organization. Tours start at the admission office in the Main College Building and include the College Center, Beatley Library, the residence halls, Bartol Dining Hall, and the Holmes Sports Center. We do not show nursing labs on our daily tours.

Interview (Transfer students only)

While Simmons doesn't require an interview for admission, we do encourage you to schedule one. It's the best way for you to get to know Simmons, and for us to get to know you.

Transfer or Dix Scholar Individual Informational Appointment

This one-on-one information session is a great way for you to get your individual questions answered and for us to get to know you. Nursing applicants will be required to fill out a Self-Advising Form before we can schedule your visit. We encourage you to attend a general information session for transfer and/or Dix Scholars first to get a broad overview of Simmons and the application process.

Financial Aid Appointment

Financial aid is an important component in the college decision-making process for many prospective students. You can meet with one of our financial aid counselors to learn more about financial aid at Simmons. Let us know if you would like us to arrange a meeting with a Student Financial Services counselor during your visit.

Classroom and Faculty Visits (Must be requested AT LEAST 2 weeks before your preferred date)

Academic life is taken seriously at Simmons. The best way to get a sense for it is to sit in on a class. See what it's like to study in a college where women are expected and encouraged to voice their opinions. Tell us what subjects interest you and we'll arrange for you to attend a class. If you wish, we'll also set up a personal meeting with a faculty member, so you can discuss your intended area of study and learn about programs at Simmons.

Nearby Hotels

Note: Hotels fill up early, especially in the fall, so make reservations well in advance.

Distance Hotel
0.6 mi Best Western – The Inn at Longwood
342 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
617-731-4700
www.bestwestern.com

Mention that you are visiting Simmons University in the Colleges of the Fenway and receive a 20% discount
0.7 mi The Verb Hotel
1271 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 855-695-6678
www.theverbhotel.com

Simmons Visitor code = NEGSCV
Simmons Employee code = NEGSCE
0.8 mi Boston Hotel Buckminster & Suites
645 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02115
617-236-7050
www.bostonhotelbuckminster.com
0.9 mi Hotel Commonwealth
500 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
www.hotelcommonwealth.com
15% Discount offered for Simmons visitors through this link.
1.0 mi Beacon Inn
1087 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02146
617-566-0088
1.1 mi The Beech Tree Inn
83 Longwood Avenue
Brookline, MA 02446
www.thebeechtreeinn.com
1.2 mi Inn at St. Boltoph
99 St. Botolph Street
Boston, MA 02116
www.innatstbotolph.com

Mention that you are visiting Simmons University and you can negotiate a discount, usually 10%
1.2 mi Colonnade Hotel
120 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02116
www.colonnadehotel.com/
1.2 mi Holiday Inn Boston Brookline
1200 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02446
617-277-1200
www.holidayinn.com
1.2 mi The Samuel Sewall Inn
143 St. Paul Street
Brookline, MA 02446
617-713-0123
www.samuelsewallinn.com
1.2 mi Sheraton Hotel Boston
Prudential Center
39 Dalton Street
Boston, MA 02199
www.sheraton.com
1.3 mi The Bertram Inn
92 Sewall Avenue
Brookline, MA 02446
617-566-2234
www.bertraminn.com
1.3 mi The Eliot
370 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
617-267-1607
www.eliothotel.com
1.5 mi enVision Hotel Boston
81 South Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02130
617-383-5229
www.envisionhotelboston.com

Mention that you are visiting Simmons University and receive a 10% discount, subject to availability. Guests should ask for the rate code LSIMM when making a booking to receive the discount.
 1.5 mi  Homewood Suites Boston Brookline
111 Boylston Street
Brookline, MA 02445
617-232-1487
www.hilton.com/Homewood_Suites/Brookline
Brookline, MA 02445

1.6 mi Hotel 140
140 Clarendon Street
Boston, MA 02116
617-585-5600
www.hotel140.com
1.6 mi Hyatt Regency Cambridge – Overlooking Boston
575 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139
www.cambridge.hyatt.com.com
1.7 mi The Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel
138 St. James Street
Boston, MA 02116
www.fairmont.com
1.8 mi Courtyard by Mariott
40 Webster Street
Brookline, MA 02446
www.brooklinecourtyard.com
1.8 mi Hampton Inn & Suites
811 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
www.bostonhamptoninn.com
1.8 mi Radisson Hotel Cambridge- on the Charles River
777 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139
www.radisson.com
2.0 mi The Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers
64 Arlington Street
Boston, MA 02116
www.bostonparkplaza.com
2.1 mi Four Season Hotel Boston
200 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
www.fourseasons.com
2.2 mi The Ritz-Carlton-Boston
15 Arlington Street
Boston, MA 02117
617-536-5700
www.ritzcarlton.com
2.3 mi Doubletree Hotel – Downtown Boston
821 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111
617-956-7900
www.doubletree.com
2.5 mi Hyatt Regency Boston Hotel
One Avenue de Lafayette
Boston, MA 02111
617-912-1234
www.bostonfinancial.hyatt.com
2.6 mi Beacon Inn
1750 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02146
617-566-0088
3.0 mi Best Western University Hotel
1650 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02135
617-566-6260
www.bestwestern.com

University discount includes guest parking and continental breakfast.
3.1 mi The Langham Boston
250 Franklin Street
Boston, MA 02110
617-451-1900
www.langhamhotels.com
4 mi Millennium Bostonian Hotel at Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Boston, MA 02109
617-523-3600
www.millenniumhotels.com
4 mi Wyndham Boston Hotel
89 Broad Street
Boston, MA 02110
617-556-0006
www.wyndham.com
6 mi Hyatt Harborside at Boston's Logan
International Airport
101 Harborside Airport
617-568-1234
www.harborside.hyatt.com
6.3 mi Crowne Plaza Boston Newton
320 Washington Street
Newton, MA 02458
866-257-7857
www.crowneplaza.com

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