Simmons offers a part-time Master of Science degree program at Mount Holyoke College in beautiful western Massachusetts, attracting students from Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, New York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. Although fewer courses are offered, it is possible to complete the degree at the SLIS West campus, depending on specialization. Courses are taught by dedicated SLIS faculty and are scheduled year-round. SLIS students studying at SLIS West also may take courses at the Boston campus. Similarly, students enrolled in Boston may choose to take courses at the SLIS West campus.

To schedule a campus visit (see descriptions below), please visit our Request a Personal Visit page to submit your availability, visit preferences, and contact information. If you have any questions, please contact our office. You can also check upcoming Admission Events »

SLIS West Administrative Offices
Village Commons
19 College Street
South Hadley, MA 01075
(413) 533-2400

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Directions to SLIS West

The SLIS West Office is located on the first floor (one floor up from the ground floor) of 19 College Street (Building 19) in the Village Commons in the center of South Hadley, directly underneath the Tower Theaters.

Directions: Follow directions to Mount Holyoke College (below). The Village Commons office and retail area is across the street from the MHC campus. Turn into the Village Commons parking lot. Park near the Tower Theaters. Walk to the tower in building 19, and take the elevator or stairs to the first floor. The offices are on the first floor, at the south end.

From the south:
North on I-91 to Route 202 (Exit 16, Holyoke/ South Hadley). Head north on 202 through Holyoke across the Connecticut River, and around the rotary to the exit marked South Hadley Center-Amherst, Route 116 north. The center of South Hadley is approximately 2.5 miles from the exit.

From the north:
South on I-91, take Exit 16, and follow the directions above.

From the Mass. Turnpike/I-90, east or west:
Take Exit 5 (Holyoke/Chicopee) and bear to the right. At the end of the ramp, turn left on Route 33 for five miles to Route 116. Turn right onto 116 and drive approximately 1.5 miles north to the College.

The SLIS West office and the Mount Holyoke College campus are 20 minutes from Springfield, an hour from Hartford, and two hours from Boston.