Simmons Radio

Known as The Shark

The Simmons University Radio studio, located on the 3rd floor of Lefavour Hall in the Communications Department streams live programming onto the Internet 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Simmons University Internet Radio is accessible to the general public in addition to students, alumnae/i, faculty, and staff. Simmons University Radio is an outlet for the entire community, with shows generated by students, staff, and faculty.

Simmons University Radio features a wide variety of programming. You can expect just about every genre of music and specialty show collaborations with other academic departments, faculty, and staff members at Simmons University.

As a member of the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System and an affiliate of the IBS/Backbone Student Radio Network, the students of Simmons University Radio have received a number of awards for their outstanding work. 

If you would like to start your own show on Simmons University Radio, or would like more information, please email [email protected].

Get Involved!

If you would like to start your own show on Simmons University Radio, please send an email or complete our online form.

Listen Live

You can also listen live through, through the TuneIn mobile apps, or by searching Simmons Radio in iTunes!

The Intercollegiate Broadcasting System is a 75-year-old volunteer organization offering advice, conferences and representation in Washington D.C. for over 500 college and high school radio stations in the country.

Simmons University Radio is an IBS award-winning radio station.


  • Finalist, Best College Internet Station
  • Finalist, Best Use of Social Media
  • Finalist, Best Interview


  • Winner, Most Creative Show in College Radio
  • Three Countries, Two Continents, One Broadcast, Globalization on a Shoestring course broadcast with AUCC in Ghana
  • Finalist, Best Use of Social Media


  • Winner, Most Innovative Show in College Radio
  • Globalization course broadcast with African University College of Communications (AUCC) in Accra, Ghana
  • Finalist, Best Live Music Event
  • Finalist, Best Celebrity Interview


  • Best Public Service Announcement