Simmtober is the annual celebration of the Simmons community, culminating in the birthday of John Simmons, our founder, whose generosity created this university. This Simmtober, we are celebrating by offering new and exciting ways of bringing our community together.
Three ways to get involved
Join Simmons Network
Simmons Network is an exclusive online community for alumnae/i to connect with each other and build personal and professional networks.
Attend an event
We’re hosting Simmtober alumnae/i events in 4 cities, plus events on campus throughout the month.
Chapel Hill, NC - October 2, 6:30 p.m.
At the home of Bonnie Yankaskas '67
Park and Oak Restaurant
Ned Devine's Faneuil Hall
Shooters Bar & Grill
Pay it forward
October 30th, Founder’s Day, is Giving Day. Make your gift to The Simmons Fund to empower our community and support today’s students.