Fall Orientation

August 26th, 2018

Fall Orientation 2018 begins with Move-in Day on the August 26th and goes through September 3rd. You do not need to register for Fall Orientation - all students are expected to attend.

Fall Orientation is for all first-year and transfer students—whether they live on campus or not. Students are expected to attend the Orientation events on each day of Fall Orientation. 


Over Fall Orientation there will sessions that will support your success at Simmons and provide you the foundation and information to ease into the start of your academic career. During this time you will attend some of the following sessions:

  • Understanding the Simmons College Honor Code/Conduct Code
  • Residential Living - Roomate Contract Workshop
  • Safety in the City
  • Navigating Healthy Living
  • Academic Writing Workshop
  • Academic Strategies for Success in College

Students will 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.