Undergraduate Orientation will take place from Saturday, August 31, 2013 through Wednesday, September 4, 2013. Please note that all first-year and transfer students regardless of whether or not they live on campus are expected to attend the Orientation events on each day of Orientation. We also encourage you to attend other activities through the first weeks of classes, including the Connections Carnival - the Simmons Student Organization and Involvement Fair.
Saturday, August 31
Resident Student Check-In and Move-In, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Commuter Student Check-In, 12:30 p.m. (Academic Campus)
All College Welcome and Luncheon, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
OL Meetings, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Floor Meetings, 4:00 p.m.
Commuter Student Meeting, 4:00 p.m.
Dinner, 5:00- 8:00 p.m.
Evening Social, 8:00 - 11:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 1
Math & Language Placement Exams (as needed), 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Orientation Group Meeting 11:00 a.m.
Tailgate BBQ and Soccer Game, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
First-Year Appreciation of Cultural Experiences at Simmons (Mandatory), 1:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Evening Entertainment, 8:00 p.m.
Monday, September 2
Mandatory Information Sessions, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lunch with your Orientation Group, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Branch Out Into Boston Outings, 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Orientation Group Meetup and Dinner, 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 3
Athlete Orientation, 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. (mandatory for all Fall, Winter, and Spring Athletes)
Course Registration, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. (as needed)
Department Open houses and information sessions, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Mandatory Information Sessions, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Library Laser Tag & Quadside Event
Wednesday, September 4
Breakfast with your OL
International Student Orientation, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Concurrent Information Sessions (Optional but encouraged!), 9:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Honors Program Orientation, 11:30 - 12:30 p.m.
Lunch with your S101 Facilitator (all first-years), 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Convocation, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. (mandatory)
Additional Information for Incoming Students
- New Resident Student Information
- Commuter Student Information
- Student Leadership and Activities
- Fenway Card (Student ID)
- Parking information for Commuter Students
- Meal Plan Information
- Residence Campus Services
- Simmons College Bookstore
- Student Financial Services
- Technology for Students
- Things to Do and See in Boston