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.

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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.

Sign up

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

Hartford, CT - October 22

This event has been cancelled, please contact [email protected] or 800-831-4284 with questions or concerns.

Boston - October 30, 6 p.m.

Ned Devine's Faneuil Hall

San Diego - October 30, 5:30 p.m.

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.

Make your gift