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Relocation Resources

Relocating to Boston For New Employees

The Simmons University Office of Human Resources, in collaboration with the Office of Organizational Culture, Equity and Inclusion, is pleased to provide area information to new employees relocating to Boston, or to those considering such a move. Although these links are not specifically endorsed by and/or affiliated with Simmons University, they are provided to reference and leverage as needed.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Boston area and to the Simmons community!

*Please be sure to check back for updates to this site.

**Simmons University is not responsible for any content, products or experiences from these third-party services.

Child, Elder and Pet Care

If you are moving with children, dependent relatives, and/or a furry friend finding the right environment and community may be top of mind. The following links provide resources to help your loved ones get acclimated to Boston.

Community Resources

Boston is home to many different cultures, beliefs, identities and perspectives. As such, there are a number of community resources and groups to help with a transition to a new city.

General Diversity Resources

American Indian


Black and African American

Hispanic and Latinx





Food and Entertainment

From famous historical attractions to national champion sports teams to a rich culinary scene and a diverse arts scene – there is no shortage of things to do and enjoy in Boston. The following links will help you get acquainted with food and entertainment in Boston.

Things to do

Grocery Store Chains

Health Care

Massachusetts has long been a top leader in the nation’s healthcare system with some of the best hospitals and physicians in the world. There are many hospitals in the metropolitan area of Boston as well as other medical facilities and clinics to choose from. Boston also has many resources that will help you stay active and promote a healthy lifestyle.

Moving to Boston

If you’ve already made a decision to move to Boston, below are some important resources to help with the logistics.

Neighborhoods and Housing

Boston is a historic city made up of 23 unique neighborhoods. Each neighborhood offers attractions and resources that collectively make Boston one of the top cities and landing spots for professionals in the country.

The Neighborhoods of Boston

Real Estate Agent Resources


There are options for commuting in and out of the city. From water taxis, the “T”, and the Commuter Rail to local garages, the links below will help you find the options that best suit your needs and schedule.