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The Deep Dive

Dive deeper into the stories, announcements, and events you may have seen in The Brief or other email communications from the University.

Community Meeting Presentation and Recording

If you missed the Community Meeting with President Wooten on Friday, August 27, please view the presentation slides and recording. Topics discussed include the latest on COVID-19 policies, the reopening of campus, and the fall semester.

August 30, 2021

Reminder: Key Pickup

Due to student move-in and other campus activities, there will not be a welcome table in Common Grounds this week. To pick up your keys, please visit the Facilities Office, Main College Building-012, on Wednesday, August 25 or Thursday, August 26 between 9 – 11am or 1 – 3pm. There will be further information shared on dates and […]

August 25, 2021

Accessing Lefavour Hall and the Center for Student Success (CSS)

We wanted to provide some advance notice of how to access Lefavour Hall and the CSS as campus construction continues. There will be signage posted starting by the entrance to Park Science, and you can view the map and follow the step-by-step instructions on following the detour path to Lefavour Hall.

August 25, 2021

Elevator Inspections Starting Friday, August 27

During the first week of September, we will be performing the annual state-mandated elevator inspections on all buildings on the Simmons Academic and Residence campuses. Elevator inspections last for a few hours, and are performed one elevator at a time. All buildings on the Academic Campus (with the exception of One Palace Road) should always have one working elevator. View the full schedule of elevator inspections. Contact Facilities (617-521-2525) with construction […]

August 25, 2021

Colleges of the Fenway (COF) Vaccine Clinic

Wentworth Institute of Technology (WIT) is offering all COF community members (students, faculty, staff, contractors, and families including children ages 16 and older) first and/or second doses of the Pfizer vaccine, and first time single doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Preregister for your appointment and select your vaccine. Email questions to the WIT […]

August 12, 2021

Employee Vaccine Requirement

After careful consideration by the COVID-19 Recovery Task Force, Simmons is requiring all campus-based employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 1, 2021. Instructions on how to record your vaccination status in Workday will be sent in the coming weeks. If you are not yet vaccinated, you should aim to get your first shot by August 20, 2021. To secure […]

August 10, 2021

Virtual Shark Week 2021

Yesterday marked the start of virtual Shark Week 2021. Dive in throughout this week for course and research presentations, panels with alumnae/i, a Finding Dory movie night, and a Flat Stormy activity with your family. Register here. Fishing for more? How about adopting a shark?

August 10, 2021

Return to Campus Scheduling

The Return to Campus Steering Committee would like to get a better idea of when employees are returning to campus in order to make sure we have enough staffing and amenities to serve employees.  Staff and Welcome Back Ambassadors will be distributing keys and answering questions in Common Grounds from 8 am to 12 pm […]

July 29, 2021

Introducing Brooke Bernard, Director of Residence Life

Simmons’ new Director of Residence Life, Brooke Bernard, brings extensive higher education and Residence Life experience to our institution. Previously serving as the Assistant Director of Residential Life at Cornell University, Brooke supported five identity-based living communities. In her new role at Simmons, Brooke will provide critical leadership as she partners with Academic Affairs to […]

July 28, 2021

Welcome Rae-Anne Butera, Dean of Student Experience

Rae-Anne, who has served as the Olin College Dean of Student Affairs for the past eight years, brings extensive leadership experience and knowledge of Student Affairs to Simmons. In her new role as Dean of Student Experience, Rae-Anne will be a key partner in ensuring a welcoming campus community that is open and accessible to […]

July 28, 2021