Reunion

At Simmons, Reunion is an annual event that brings alumnae/i together to build and celebrate community among our alumnae/i, increase pride for Simmons today, promote Simmons for the next generation, support life-long learning, and raise funds to support Simmons’ mission and our students’ success. It’s an opportunity to reminisce and reflect on your Simmons experience while creating meaningful connections.

Reunion 2024

Reunion 2024 is being celebrated at different times throughout this year.

Save the Date for…

Reunion Weekend I for Jubilee Classes
(Classes of 1947 - 1974)
May 31 - June 2, 2024 at Simmons University

Reunion 2024 Postcard

The Simmons Jubilee Classes Reunion, will take place May 31, to June 2, 2024. This exclusive gathering is dedicated to the distinguished members of the 50th Reunion Class, 1974, and the classes before them!

Rejuvenate the bonds of sisterhood, share your pride for being part of the Simmons legacy, reminisce about the past and dream about the future.

This weekend also serves the noble purpose of contributing to the success of Simmons' mission and empowering the next generation of trailblazing students. Your participation will play a vital role in supporting our shared commitment to excellence.

Hotel Accommodations

Hotel details or to book online. After the deadline, the hotels reserve the right to continue to offer the special rate and accommodate room requests based on availability.
Special rates for rooms are available at:

  • The Inn at Longwood ($259/night)
    Call reservations at: (800) 468-2378 or (617) 731-4700
    Group code SBLA0423
    Or
    Book Online
    Deadline: Apr 7, 2024
  • Hilton Garden Inn Boston Brookline ($329/night)
    Call reservations at: (617) 935-0077
    Or
    Book Online
    Deadline: May 1, 2024
  • The Colonnade ($359/night)
    Reference code SIM31
    Call reservations at: (617) 424-7000
    Or
    Book Online
    Deadline to Enroll: May 10, 2024

Dorm Stays

  • Single, air-conditioned room with private bath. Two-night stay $165
  • Double, air-conditioned room with private bath. Two-night stay $150

Includes linens. No food will be provided at the dormitories. Link will be available on registration.

Parking Information

A discounted parking ticket for Simmons Parking Garage can be requested in the registration process. Pull a parking ticket upon entry to the gate, and a discounted parking ticket will be given at check-in for you to use upon exiting. Daily rates begin at 5am.

Discounted parking rate:

  • Friday $24
  • Saturday $18
  • Sunday $18

More information will be shared here, in outreach from class volunteers and additional communications from the Office of Advancement as the event nears. Stay tuned for a schedule of events for the weekend, how to register and more. We also encourage you to reach out to your reunion class volunteers and email [email protected] if you need further assistance.

We look forward to seeing you on campus this spring!

If you have any inquiries, Reach out to Krissy Raposa or Kathryn Benjamin from the Advancement team at [email protected].


Reunion Weekend II for Classes of 1975 - 2023

If you graduated after 1974, reunions will be celebrated in a 5-year cycle. Thus, if your class ends in 4 or 9, your reunion will be celebrated in Fall 2024. Stay tuned for details early in 2024. If you would like to volunteer to plan a class celebration, please contact [email protected].


Reunion 2025

Reunion 2025 will be in celebration of the 125th Anniversary of Simmons! This history-making event will take place June 6 - 8, 2025 so be sure to save the date. We hope all alumnae/i will join us back on campus. Milestone classes will also have the opportunity to celebrate their class reunion during that time. More details to follow. This event is being co-hosted by the Simmons Alumnae/i Association.

students sitting in class

Make your Gift for Reunion Today!

Your philanthropy is helping to propel Simmons forward to benefit the next generation of students and has a profound impact across campus. Now is the perfect time to make your move, make it count, and support Simmons.

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The Simmons University campus with the brick labyrinth in the foreground and the main campus building in the background

50th Reunion Class Book

Class of 1974, don’t forget to create your page in the 50th Reunion Class Book. For questions, contact [email protected].

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Upcoming Alumnae/i Events

Elevating Alumnae/i Voices: The Triggered Project Presents Social Work Education and the Arts

  • Mar 14, 2024
  • 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Management & Academic Building, 5th Floor, C-520

119th Simmons University Commencement Ceremonies

  • May 17, 2024
  • 9:00 am
  • MGM Music Hall at Fenway, 2 Lansdowne St, Boston, MA 02115