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The Smith eDigest is sent to all campus e-mail accounts on Tuesday and Thursday each week during the academic year, and on Tuesday during the summer, providing important notices, college news, links to articles of general interest to the community, deadline notifications, and other college information. Information on submitting items is available at:

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08/21/2014 Digest

Reminder: Regular Office Hours Resume, Monday, Aug. 25

Regular office hours, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., resume Monday, August 25.

Space Reservation Reminders (Procedures)

Space Reservation Reminders (formerly called Space Reservation Procedures) for the upcoming academic year can be found at, under "Planning Checklists and Tips." While there, check out the redesigned Events Management Office website.

eDigest Tu/Th Schedule Resumed Aug. 19

As of Tuesday, Aug. 19, the Smith eDigest will begin the academic year distribution schedule with two editions a week, on Tuesday and Thursday. The deadline for submissions intended for each edition we be the day before at 5 p.m. Send any inquiries to To submit a notice, visit

Campus Pet Policy

As a reminder to all staff, faculty and students, the college has a Campus Pet Policy for the health and safety of Smith College students, faculty, staff and visitors. No pets are allowed inside college buildings, including student housing. Note: this prohibition does not apply to individuals accompanied by seeing eye dogs or other trained, assisting animals. It also does not apply to certain rental housing in which pets are permitted. For a full description of the on-campus pet policy, please go to

Facilities Management Vehicle Fleet Update

Facilities Management no longer has 14-passenger buses; therefore, we cannot accommodate bus reservations in the future. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If your department requires a bus rental, use the link below to the purchasing website for possible bus companies you may consider using.

Green Street Sidewalk Replacement; Street Repairs, August 18-22, 25-26

The Green Street sidewalk from the Belmont Avenue intersection to the Sage Hall traffic circle will be replaced. New concrete sidewalk and curbing will be installed through Friday, August 22. The asphalt repairs to this section of Green Street will take place on Monday, August 25, and Tuesday, August 26. There may be restricted, one-way traffic flow during the asphalt repairs only.

Five College Ebola Information Sheet Available

Although the risk of contracting Ebola in the United States is extremely low, health care staff from the Five Colleges and local boards of health are taking precautionary measures to ensure the safety and well-being of the Five College community. An information sheet prepared by the Five Colleges is available at

Sign Up for People's Climate March, Sunday, Sept. 21

Reserve your spot on a bus headed to New York City for the @People's Climate March. In the biggest, most urgent climate mobilization in history, we'll demand serious action from world leaders to tackle the climate crisis. March in solidarity with groups like @Our Power Campaign that represent frontline communities struggling for social and economic justice -- and get to know other students on campus committed to the same. Sign up ( for a bus seat now. Contact or with questions.

Campus Center Cafe Reopens, Thursday, Aug. 28

The Campus Center Cafe, which was closed during the summer for renovations, will reopen on Thursday, August 28. The Cafe will have varied hours through the end of summer: Thursday, Aug. 28, 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday, Aug. 29, 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m., and closed Saturday, Aug. 30-Monday, Sept. 1. For additional information, visit

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