The Student Government meets throughout the year to organize student social activities and community building events such as the faculty/student colloquia. SGA events are posted on the SSW calendar. The SGA also represents students at the SSW Curriculum Committee, the College Honor Board, the SSW Alumni Board, the SSW Assessment Committee, and the SSW Academic Standards Committee. Information about how to volunteer to be a committee representative will be sent to students in the fall.
The ALANA committee which supports Asian, Latina, African American and Native American Students and is part of the SGA.
The National Association of Black Social Work has a student chapter at Simmons. Members meet at the SSW and also attend the Annual national meeting of the NABSW.