We celebrate Simmons as a campus community all year round!
Traditions are part of what makes Simmons so special. From Founder's Day to the Simmons Soiree, our campus celebrates its legacy in fun and exciting ways. Check out a few of the ways we celebrate our Simmons pride!
Traditions at Simmons
This 100-year-old tradition meets the modern age with the senior and sophomore classes working together. Why use a flower crown filter when you can have the real thing
Catch the holiday spirit with res-hall decorating, themed dinners, and an ugly sweater party hosted by first-year students.
Like prom, but fancier! You and your date spend the night dining and dancing at one of Boston’s finest hot spots, like Park Plaza or the State Room
Seven days of swimming in Shark pride through events like casino night, scavenger hunts, laser tag, cake decorating, and more
Every October 30th, we celebrate the birthday of Simmons’ founder, John Simmons with an essay contest, sparkling apple cider, and cake!
Every year friends and families of our students come to experience Simmons for themselves.
There are tons of fun events at Simmons including Spring Carnival, Field Day, Colleges of the Fenway Block Party, Senior Week, and Commencement Ball.
Congratulations to the Class of 2022! On Friday, May 20, 2022, Simmons University celebrated the 117th Commencement Ceremony at the Leader Bank Pavilion in Boston's Seaport District. The many accomplishments of the Class of 2022 were celebrated at the annual...
What does the REEF Support Center offer? I joined The REEF Support Center as Director when it opened in October 2021. It’s our mission to make foundational services and supports more accessible atSimmons, which includes services on campus and those...
We chatted with Julia Hvoslef about her role, her advice for students, and what she loves to do around Boston!
As we prepare for 2022, we're taking a look at the moments and stories that shaped the Simmons community in 2021.
While most colleges have a general education program, Simmons University's PLAN goes above and beyond. Interim Dean Kelly Hager illustrates the valuable experiences PLAN offers students and the professional skills graduates will take away.
The Simmons World Challenge is about learning from an international perspective — but how do you learn internationally with the COVID-19 travel restrictions? Professor Kristina Pechulis and Samantha Margolin '23 tell us how students still learned global lessons.
In 1971, Congress declared August 26 as Women's Equality Day — created to celebrate women's constitutional right to vote. Today, share stories of our students and alums who are working towards inclusion, equity, and breaking down barriers.
We're so excited to welcome the Class of 2025 to the Simmons community! Take a look at these facts about our newest class.