Celebrating 125 Years

Simmons University is proud to celebrate its 125th anniversary throughout 2024 on campus and with alumnae/i and friends across the nation.

Simmons University 125th Anniversary logo | Founded for Equality, Built for Now

Join Us as We Mark this Historic Moment!

Throughout 2024, we will offer a variety of ways for our community – students, faculty, staff, alumnae/i, and friends – to participate in this historic moment as we honor the many contributions of this institution and the remarkable Simmons trailblazers, visionaries, and leaders who have and continue to shape our University and our world.

Kicking Off the Celebration

President Wooten shares her excitement in this message to the community.

Read President Wooten’s message

A collage of Simmons alums

Simmons Alumnae/i Through History

For the past 125 years, Simmons alumnae/i have challenged the status quo, broken down barriers, and helped to create a more just world.

Meet some of our alumnae/i

Explore the 125th Timeline

Download a Zoom Background to Use Throughout the Year

Click on the image of your choice. The full-size image will open in another window. You can then right-click to save it to your computer for use on Zoom.

A Zoom background for the Simmons 125th Anniversary
A Zoom background for the Simmons 125th Anniversary featuring an aerial photo of the Simmons University campus

Share Your Simmons Story

Join us in celebrating Simmons’ 125th anniversary by adding your favorite memories, stories, and/or photos to our wall. Once the window opens, click on the +Add to board button to add your content.

Share a story or photo

Upcoming Events

119th Simmons University Commencement Ceremonies

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