New Student Information
Congratulations on your acceptance to the School of Management!
Now that you have been admitted to the program, your first step is to complete the Enrollment Decision Form. Please return it to the Admissions Office with your tuition deposit by the date indicated on your admit letter. This is will reserve your seat in class.
Next, use the New Student Checklist (Coming soon!) and review the Frequently Asked Questions (Coming soon!) document to help you prepare for the start of classes. This will serve as your guide to ensure you've got everything in order before the start the program.
Foundations of Business
Foundations of Business (Foundations) is a non credit, intensive orientation program and the first required course at Simmons. Foundations will provide you with an opportunity to learn about the Program’s academic standards as well as become acquainted with the SOM and the resources that are available to you. It is also a great opportunity to meet your classmates and future faculty.
The Fall 2013 Foundations dates have been listed in your acceptance letter and you will be receiving more information in June.
Once you deposit and have finished all your Admissions requirements, you will receive a welcome letter from the Academic Programs Office. For early admits, we will be emailing you soon, but please know you are not missing anything yet. More info to come! For questions or concerns in the meantime, please feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photo ID and Parking Info
Online ID Photo Submission Website
All Simmons College students are required to have an official Simmons photo identification card. You will need this card to gain access to college buildings, dormitories, dining halls, use Fenway Cash and for other services.
There are two ways for students to obtain a Simmons ID:
Visit the Campus Card Office (Palace Road Building, Suite P107) during our business hours and have your picture taken and ID printed; or
Submit a photo online and have your ID ready for pick up when you arrive on campus.
Please make sure to pay attention to all of the requirements for submitting a photo online. Photo submissions are manually reviewed before any IDs are printed. If your photo cannot be used we will ask you to resubmit your photo or we will take your photo at the Campus Card office. Once your Simmons ID is printed you must come in person to the Campus Card Office to pick it up. You must present a government issued photo ID in order for the Campus Card Office to provide you with your Simmons ID.
If you have any questions, please contact the Campus Card Office at 617-521-2273 or email@example.com. For more information please go to our on-line ID photo submission website at www.simmons.edu/idphoto.
Online Parking Store
The Campus Card Office would like to take a moment to inform new students about the online parking store. With the online parking store, Simmons parkers can do their parking transactions online using a credit card, such as setting up new parking accounts or refilling existing parking cash accounts.
Massachusetts law requires that all incoming graduate and undergraduate students demonstrate that they meet the state immunization requirements. For more information, please visit:
Financial Aid Resources
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SOM Academic Programs Office
Now that you are part of the Simmons College community, the SOM Academic Program Office will be your primary contact for information and guidance throughout your studies. To help make your transition as smooth as possible, we have provided some information below that we think may be useful to you. Any member of the Academic Program Office staff is available to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have. We are thrilled to welcome you to the Simmons School of Management and look forward to meeting you.
Below, you will find information to help you navigate through your first weeks at Simmons.
MBA Students - Your Track of Study refers to the number of months in which you have decided to complete the MBA program.
Find out what you need for class, including text books and course packs by visiting the Bookstore website at: http://simmons.bkstore.com/. You will be required to buy a calculator (Texas Instruments BA II Plus) and it is strongly recommended that you purchase a personal computer and USB flash drive.
Simmons College Benefits
Find out what benefits and resources are available from the main campus (including financial aid, MBTA passes, and the sports center).
Students with Disabilities or Special Learning Needs
Reasonable accommodations will be provided for students with documented physical, sensory, systemic, cognitive, learning and psychiatric disabilities. If you have a disability and anticipate that you will need a reasonable accommodation during class, it is important that you contact the Academic Support Center at 617.521.2474 early in the semester. Students with disabilities who receive accommodations are also encouraged to contact their instructors to discuss their individual needs.
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