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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

A Night in Heaven

What's 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.     November, November, how I loathe thee.... read more »

Stressed is Desserts spelled backwards

Contributed by: Julie Nickerson   As October flew by and November quickly turns into December, students succumb to the pressure of deadlines and are forced to face the stress of finals. Stress is a topic countless students are faced with,... read more »

Shark Week! 2014

Contributed by: OSLA     This time of year means one thing is right around the corner...no, not finals...SHARK WEEK. The Office of Student Leadership and Activities is excited announce Shark Week 2014! This year OSLA is combining some fun... read more »

6 Questions You're Too Afraid To Ask About A Women's College

Have questions about Simmons but not sure how to ask them? Check out this great video that addresses the 6 most common myths about a women's college!... read more »

Apple Polisher? No, just a Simmons student.

5 tips on being successful in the classroom: Take notes Record what stood out the most/concepts that you will need to know for later on in the semester!   Ask questions Don't be afraid to speak up and ask clarifying... read more »

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