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Campus Life at Simmons

Welcome to Campus Life at Simmons! Located in Boston's vibrant Fenway neighborhood, Simmons offers a warm and welcoming community infused with urban benefits. Our beautiful campus is literally surrounded by music and fine arts, medical care and research, politics, grassroots activism, and the resounding cheers of Red Sox fans at legendary Fenway Park. We share the neighborhood with more than a dozen other colleges and universities, as well as hospitals, research centers, restaurants, parks, performance venues, and museums.

And that's not including all the goings-on about campus! With over 80 student groups, a campus art gallery, varsity sports, student performances, lectures, and organized events, there is something happening on campus almost every day. By getting involved, you can build leadership skills, meet new friends, and have some fun. Read on to learn more about Campus Life at Simmons.


Residence Life

Life in the heart of Boston is energetic and bustling, but on the Simmons Campus you'll find friendly faces, a welcoming atmosphere, and lots to do. From our nine residence halls to our state-of-the-art athletic facilities to our variety of dining halls and cafes, you'll feel right at home, whether you live on campus or not. Explore our residence halls and special theme communities, learn about room selection, find a place to get some food or just hang out on the residence or the academic campus, or get tips on finding off-campus housing if you're planning to live off campus.

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Our Neighborhood and Boston

Simmons compact, historic, tree-lined campus is located in the vibrant Fenway neighborhood right in the heart of Boston. Just a few steps from our door are world-class museums, shops, restaurants, shows... almost anything you can imagine! Get to know our neighborhood and then wander a bit further into the streets of Boston with our neighborhood guide. Don't forget your discount MBTA pass!

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Student Involvement

Simmons students are serious about keeping active and getting involved. With our wide variety of student groups on campus, there's something for everyone. You can learn more about student activities in this section, or you can jump right in and check out Sharklink, our dedicated student group website.

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Health and Wellness

At Simmons, you aren't just a number, you're a valuable and important part of the Simmons community. And we want to make sure you're healthy and thriving! We offer a variety of support services to help you do just that, from the health center to counseling services, from academic support to peer tutoring, from sports to spiritual life, we have you covered.

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Campus Services

Simmons offers a variety of campus services to make your life easier and safer, including academic and technology support, dining halls and cafes, the campus bookstore, parking options, and public safety officers and locations on both the residence and main campus.

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Recent Posts from the Simmons Life Blog

A Quick Bite

Mary is here to take you around the Fenway Area that surrounds the Simmons College campus. Her adventures in the city of Boston show that as a Simmons Student, greatness is your backyard! With Spring Break come and gone, it seems... read more »

An Open Letter to the Housing Selection Gods

Whats up, Clauds? is a new series that chronicles the funny, off wall, and sometimes reflective experiences of Claudia, a Simmons Student just trying to make it to her next class.   Are you there, Housing Selection Gods?  ... read more »

Five Things You May or May Not Already Know About Housing Selection

1.    Explore.   Do a little research on the different housing options available to you.  What does a suite in Smith look like?  How big is a double in Arnold?  What theme communities are available? Look around at all... read more »

Rent V. Housing Costs @ Simmons

Contributed by: Catherine Winters Living on campus seems expensive, but have you ever considered what you get for your money? Of course, you're paying for a place to live. A studio apartment in this area of the city is... read more »

Loving-Kindness Meditation @Simmons

Ahalia Persaud is a Simmons RA. In her short exposé she explores the use of meditation in managing the stress of college life!   Have you ever heard of the Loving-Kindness meditation or metta? This is a specific kind... read more »

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