My Simmons


SSW Orientation occurs before classes start in the Fall and in January. Orientation is required for all entering students. Entering students are welcomed into the SSW community by fellow students, alumni, faculty, and staff. A faculty keynote address is followed by small group discussions and lunch. All entering students should bring a signed copy of the Standards for Professional Practice (link below) to the New Student Orientation. 

Pre-Orientation Advising Session (summer prior to Fall start)

  • Tuesday, July 14, 5 – 6 pm | Register
  • Wednesday, July 15, 12 – 1 pm | Register

MSW Fall Orientation – August 26, 2021

Field Orientation – August 26, 2021

Mandatory for full-time students entering their Year I and Advanced Standing students starting their internships in the fall.

  • Thursday, August 26, 2 – 4 pm
Simmons Email Address

All students are required to use their Simmons email account found at All official communication between you and the school will occur on your Simmons Account. You are responsible for reading your email. All community notices and communication with class room instructors and field department faculty is on your Simmons email account.  Instructions on forwarding your Simmons email to a different email address can be found on the Simmons Connection information site.