We're so excited you and your student are joining our family!

Welcome to the Simmons family! While your student is at Simmons, you might be curious about things happening on campus or have questions. Consider this site your homebase for useful information, upcoming and annual events information, and important announcements throughout the year. Let us know if there's something you have questions about that you don't see on here; we're here for you!

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Women's College Advantage

At Simmons, students work, discover, evolve and emerge with a new kind of confidence. Learn how attending a women's college will prepare your student to be a leader for herself, the community and the world. 



Help your student through the admission process! See the requirements and deadlines, come for a visit, or connect with an admissions counselor


Family Orientation

Family Orientation is your opportunity to talk directly with the Simmons administrators and staff about what to expect as a parent of a Simmons student, while your student enjoys orientation.

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Health Center

The Health Center, located on the Simmons Residence Campus, offers health care to Simmons undergraduate and graduate students, and is staffed by registered nurses, nurse practitioners and physicians.



With your student away from home for the first time, you're likely to have a lot of questions, so we've put together a list of the most frequently asked questions that parents and families ask us.


Financial Aid

We want your family's investment to yield an enduring return. We work with students and their families to explain and explore all financing options. In fact, 96% of the Class of 2015 received some form of financial assistance or scholarship. 

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Visiting Simmons

Students enjoy the occasional visit from their parents and family, especially when it means extra TLC or a meal away from the dining hall. Book your hotel and check our guide to Boston to plan your visit!

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Residence Life

The Office of Residence Life manages all Simmons housing, room selection, and arranges many on-campus events; learn more about campus housing, communities and move-in.