Common acronyms/phrases you may hear on Advising Day (and throughout your Simmons career)

  • Beatley: The Beatley Library
  • College Center: The area with tables and chairs surrounding Common Grounds Café , in the Main College Building. Enter the College Center directly from the quad side of the Main College Building.
  • The Fens: The Fens dining common is in the lower level of the Main College Building.
  • GSLIS: Graduate School of Library and Information Science.
  • GSLIS West: The satellite location of the GSLIS program, located at Mount Holyoke College.
  • Common Grounds Café : The coffee shop on the first floor of the Main College Building. Enter the College Center directly from the quad side of the Main College Building.
  • Lefavour Hall: Room numbers preceded by the letter "L" stand for Lefavour, the building in which the library is situated.
  • LISSALibrary and Information Science Student Association
  • MCB: Main College Building; any room number preceded by a letter E (East wing), W (West wing), or C (Center) is located in this building.
  • One Palace Road: Where GSLIS faculty and administrative offices, the student lounge, and the Tech/Cataloging Labs are located; any room number preceded by the letter "P" is located in this building.