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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 OrgSync, 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

10 Reasons Why RHA is a Great Organization

This is a short list of the reasons that the Simmons College Residence Hall Association is an awesome up-and-coming organization on campus. Not familiar with us and what we do? E-mail us at reshallas@simmons.edu for more information. We can't wait... read more »

Craving Contemplation

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.     First, I just want to take a... read more »

Boston: A Poem

An original piece from Resident Director Cheryl Kimber meant to reach out to students just joining the Simmons/Boston community.  Boston: A Poem So you're here now. Free. No curfews or bedtimes. Check-ins or dinner times.  You've got friends to make.... read more »

This is a PSA

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.     This is A PSA   Today, I'd... read more »

Survivors on the Yoga Mat

Contributed by: Zenaida Peterson Sociology professor, Becky Thompson, recently published her book "Survivors on the Yoga Mat," discussing issues of trauma, race and yoga. On Tuesday September 23rd, 2014 she had a book signing at Brookline Booksmith. The event was... read more »

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