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Adult Student Advisor

Raymond Lu-Ming Ou, Associate Dean for Student Life
Office of the Dean for Student Life
300 The Fenway, Room C-211, Boston, MA, USA, 02215-5898
T: 617-521-2125
F: 617-521-3049

Adult Student Liaison

Each year, a student in the Dix Scholar Program is chosen to represent Dix Scholars and to serve as a resource to any adult student with questions or concerns. You can email Adult Student Liaison Ashli Edwards at

Burns Writing and Peer-Tutoring Center

If you have been out of school for a while, the Writing Center can support your transition back into college. The Writing Center helps students become confident and independent writers through one-on-one tutoring, online tutoring, workshops, and presentations.

Campus Organizations

Dix Scholars are invited to take part in the more than 50 student organizations and academic liaisons. Many are involved as peer educators, mentors, activists, or volunteers.

Career Education Center

Preparing our students to build successful careers and lead meaningful lives has been Simmons mission for over one hundred years. Find out what makes our approach to career education unique!

Center for Academic Achievement

The CAA provides quality academic supports, services, and resources that enhance the learning experience, including free tutoring, tutor specialists, study groups, and more.

Community Service

The Scott/Ross Center for Community Service facilitates and promotes community service and service learning for Simmons College faculty, staff, and students.

Commuter Student Resources

We encourage commuter students to get involved in College affairs by offering resources such as the Commuter Student Organization, the Commuter Lounge, and discounted MBTA passes.

Dix Scholars Association (DSA)

The DSA is a student-run social and community service organization for Dix Scholars, whose purpose is to connect adult students with each other as well as other Simmons College organizations, faculty, administrators and staff.

Dix Scholars Lounge

The Dix Scholars lounge and its amenities are available to you at any time. The lounge is located on the lower level of the Main Campus Building (MCB C-005).

Exercise and Fitness

All adult students may take advantage of our fitness center and the Lifelong Exercise and Activities Program (LEAP). LEAP provides non-credit instructional workshops, field trips and recreational activities, and classes including yoga, emerging fitness disciplines, spinning and dance options.

Financial Aid

The Office of Student Financial Services understands that a quality, private education is a worthwhile but expensive investment. Read about how your award will be determined and the types of funds it may include and feel free to contact or 617-521-2001 with any questions related to financial aid.

Office of the Dean for Student Life

The Office of the Dean for Student Life encourages and supports adult students as you work to attain your goals, while recognizing your need to balance student life, work, family, and numerous other obligations.

Residential Life

Explore your options - Interested in living on campus in graduate/Dix housing? Or would you like to know more about our short-term commuter housing for students looking to stay on campus for a night or two?

Technology Support

Intimidated by technology? There's no need to be! The The Pottruck Technology Resource Center (PTRC) offers training classes, one-on-one consultations with professional staff, and support with web-enhanced courses.