Residence life is part of Smith's cocurricular environment that enhances and enriches the academic program. Students come from varied backgrounds, and the house community provides a supportive, social environment for students to learn about and appreciate each other's experiences and differences.
JMG Storage for Spring - Additional Date
JMG will be open for students going abroad who live in 44/54 Green Street, Dawes, Cutter, or Ziskind house. Eligible students from those houses will have one final date to come to JMG to store their belongings on Thursday, December 19 from 2:30-3:30pm.
Returning student and transfer arrival date
Returning students from abroad, readmitted students and new transfers MAY NOT ARRIVE UNTIL January 23, 2014.
All houses including Friedman apartments close for Winter Break at 10 am on December 20 and reopen at 1 pm on January 5. International students applying for Winter Break Housing may do so until Wednesday December 11. Please contact the international student office at x 4943 for details. Note that readmitted students, students returning from abroad, and new transfers are not eligible to return until January 23, 2014.
Room Change Form
The Room Change Form is available and is located at: www.smith.edu/reslife/forms.php. There is a quick step-by-step reminder about the process. If you would like more detailed information about requests for a room change, please see our FAQ page at: www.smith.edu/reslife/houses_faq.php.
Spring Room Assignments for Students on Leave
For students returning to campus in the spring semester from studying abroad in the fall, you will receive an email the first week of November with a link to the "Spring Room Assignment Form for Students on Leave." You will complete this form and indicate if you want to return to your previous house assignment and other preferences. We will do our best to place you back into your previous house assignment if you desire but it all depends on availability.