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Undergraduate Orientation

Undergraduate Orientation 2014

Simmons Orientation

Congratulations on your decision to attend Simmons College! We are excited that you are joining the Simmons Community and look forward to seeing you on campus. For students starting in the Fall Semester, we hold two orientations: one in June, and one in the fall, prior to the beginning of the semester.

About Summer Orientation

At Summer Orientation, you will get the opportunity to meet other new students, finalize your academic schedule, and learn about co-curricular opportunities at Simmons. Registration for summer orientation  is now available. The Summer Orientation dates for 2014:

  • First-years choose between two overnights: June 16-17, 2014-or- June 19-June 20,2014 (Orientation fee: $149).
  • Transfer students can choose to attend one of the overnights (June 19-June 20 - Orientation fee: $149) or the single day orientation on June 19 (Orientation fee: $49) 
  • Dix Scholars should contact the Office of Student Leadership and Activities at 617-521-2429 to arrange for an individualized Dix Orientation meeting.  

About Fall Orientation

Fall Orientation is for all students—whether they live on campus or not. Students are expected to attend the Orientation events on each day of Fall Orientation, and have an opportunity to attend other planned activities through the first week of classes, including Connections Carnival: the Student Involvement Fair. You'll get to share ideas with new and current students, meet faculty and administrators who will help ensure your success, and truly discover the spirit of Simmons through its people and community. 

Fall Orientation will be held from Sunday, August 31 through Wednesday, September 3, 2014. You do not need to register for Fall Orientation - all students are expected to attend.

More information about Fall Orientation can be found here.


Let Us Know!  The Office of Student Leadership and Activities and the Orientation Leaders are here to help you feel at home at Simmons, so please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. Orientation will be one of your first memories of Simmons, and we are committed to making it one of your fondest, too. Don't hesitate to email us or call 617-521-2429. We'll see you soon!