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Parents & Families

The Anchor Parent & Family Edition: Introducing the Division of Student Engagement, Success, and Diversity

Read this edition of The Anchor for parents and families of undergraduate students to learn more about the new Division of Student Engagement, Success, and Diversity.

July 19, 2023

The Anchor: Parent and Family Edition December 2022

Review this edition of the Parent & Family Anchor for information on supporting students at home during winter break, Spring 2023 parent events, pre-arrival COVID-19 testing for returning students, and more.

December 20, 2022

The Anchor – Parent & Family October Edition: Homecoming, Parent Programming, Student Safety, and Student Programming

Review this edition of the Parent & Family Anchor for information on Simmons Homecoming, parent programming, student safety, and student programming.

October 4, 2022

The Anchor Parents & Families Edition: Tuition: Billing and Payment Information, COVID Policy and Simmons Resources

This edition of The Anchor covers the back to school basics such as tuition and billing, reminders and updates on COVID compliance and testing protocols, retuning to campus, and Simmons Resources.

August 25, 2022

Parents & Families: Invitation to Commencement Week Activities

Dear Parents and Families of Class of 2022 Graduates, Registration for 2022 Commencement Celebration Week is now open!

April 7, 2022

Parent and Family Post Virtual Week Updates

We’re excited to announce after a successful spring start, we’re able to return operations to many of our Fall 2021 policies and procedures starting today. Your student received a similar message with the information you will find below. We encourage you to review the entire email to learn more about booster clinic opportunities, the reopening of dining locations, and the updated residential campus guest policy, which impact your student’s experience.

February 7, 2022

Important COVID-19 Follow-up Information and Reminders

We write today as a follow-up to last week’s COVID-19 message with several important updates and reminders as you assist your students to return to campus. Public health experts predict that this latest COVID-19 surge will peak in Massachusetts by the end of the month. The enhanced protocols and reminders below are designed to ensure the safety of our community during this time. The COVID-19 Recovery Task Force meets regularly to review our various protocols and will provide updates on any changes based on the latest data and guidance.

January 18, 2022

Parents & Families: Spring Semester COVID-19 Updates

We hope this message finds you well in the new year. The COVID-19 Recovery Task Force has continued to meet and monitor the latest public health guidance and data – including the significant rise in COVID cases in the Boston area, Massachusetts, and around the nation. The health and safety of students, faculty, and staff continues to be our top priority during this pandemic. We write today with several important COVID-19 updates for the spring semester related to your students return to campus and remote learning, masks, and testing.

January 6, 2022

The Anchor Family Edition: COVID Booster & Flu Shot Clinics, Upcoming College Showcases, Hanukkah Menorah Lighting & Leadership Applications

This Family Edition of the Anchor includes information on upcoming COVID Booster and Flu Shot vaccination clinics, upcoming college showcases, a campus Hanukkah Menorah Lighting, and leadership applications.

December 8, 2021

Inaugural Edition of The Anchor: Parent and Family Edition

This inaugural edition of The Anchor: Parents & Families will cover the schedule for Welcome Days, opportunities to participate in Health and Wellness activities, reminders and updates on COVID compliance and testing protocols, and updated information from the One Stop.

September 7, 2021