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Residence Life

Welcome to Residence Life at Simmons!

The Office of Residence Life manages all Simmons housing, room selection, and arranges many on-campus events. This page lists the latest news and announcements, and you can learn more about Campus Housing, Communities, and Move-in for New Students throughout this section.

Apply to be an RA!

Resident Advisor positions are now available for the 2015-2016 year. Applications are now currently being accepted. You can fill out the application here. To learn more about the position and everything it entails please read through the Job Descriptions page. If you have any questions you can contact Reslife at 617-521-1096 or email

Spring 2015 Students

First Years, Transfers, and Grads entering in Spring 2015:

Welcome! We can't wait for you to join us on campus. We anticipate there being availability in housing for both graduate and undergraduate students this spring. We are accepting housing applications are on a rolling basis, however, the sooner you submit your application and deposit the more likely we can place you.

Steps to being placed in housing for the spring:

1. Fill out a Housing Application. Want more information about housing? Check out our New Student FAQ for answers to all your questions.

2. Submit your deposit:
  • If you are an incoming first year or transfer student, please contact Undergraduate Admissions about submitting your deposit. 
  • For graduate students please submit your deposit on the Housing Deposit page or at the cashier window on the academic campus, Main Campus Building W-207.


November 14, 2014: Last day to submit special housing accommodation paperwork to the Disability Services Office for the Spring 2015 Semester.


Additional Information
  • Did you apply for a theme community? See highlights from during the year on the Theme Community page.

Important Dates (for current student residents)



December 1, 2014 Final day to request approval for Winter Break Housing (with fees)
December 17, 2014
Date by which all residence charges for the Spring 2015 Semester must be prepaid
December 18, 2014 Residence Halls close for Winter Break at noon
January 16, 2015
Residence Halls open for spring semester
8:30 a.m. for new residents
January 16, 2015
Last day to indicate residency before forfeiture of License Agreement for
Spring 2015 Semester

January 18, 2015

Residence Halls open for spring semester
10:00 a.m. for returning residents
January 19, 2015
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (College Closed)
March 6, 2015

Last day for current resident students to submit special housing accommodation paperwork to the Disability Services Office for the Housing Selection Process for the 2015-2016 academic year

March 27, 2015 Last day for current resident students to submit in writing to the Office of
Residence Life their request to withdraw from housing for the Fall 2015 Semester

Housing Withdrawal

If you are interested in withdrawing from Simmons Housing you must complete the withdrawal form. If you withdraw from housing prior to November 14, 2014, your housing deposit refund will be mailed to the address you have on file with AARC 6-8 weeks after the end of the semester. Please make sure your address is up to date. If you withdraw after November 14, your housing deposit will be forfeited. The deadline to withdraw from Spring 2015 housing on the 14th is at 11:59pm.

All students who are withdrawing for reasons other than transfer, leave of absence, study abroad or graduation will be reviewed by the Housing Withdrawal Committee. Withdrawal approval is not automatic.

Questions? Please contact Amelia McConnell, Assistant Director of Residence Life at


Are you finding what you need?

  • For information about any services that are offered at the residence campus (mailroom, work requests, microfridge rental), see Residence Campus Services.
  • Students with any questions, concerns, ideas, or recommendations are strongly encouraged to contact the Office of Residence Life at, 617-521-1096, or stop by our office on the 2nd floor of the Health Center.

Summer Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm 


Phone: 617-521-1096
Fax: 617-521-1110