How to Apply
Please submit an essay (one to two typed, double-spaced pages) explaining why you hope to attend this program.
Please give the form below to whomever you've chosen to write your academic recommendation.
Recommendation Form (PDF)
Please have an official transcript mailed to the address below.
Rules & Regulations Contract
Participants and parent(s) or legal guardian(s) should review and understand the following rules and regulations and agree to the following conditions of participation.
For International Students
It is necessary for you to complete the Certification of Finances before Smith College can send you an I-20, which is your visa application.
Applications due May 1. Applicants are encouraged to apply early, as the programs fill quickly. We will only accept applications past May 1 if space permits.
Applications will not be reviewed until all materials (application, essay, recommendation and transcript) have been received. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all materials necessary for a complete application are received by the Office of Nondegree Programs.
Please mail your application materials to:
Office of Nondegree Programs
30 Belmont Avenue
Northampton, MA 01063
Fees & Program Costs
A nonrefundable $1000 deposit is due three weeks after acceptance, with the final program balance due by June 1. The deposit will be applied to the program fee.
2013 Program Fees
- Field Studies for Sustainable Futures: $2,700*
- Hidden Lives: Discovering Women's History: $2,550
- Young Women's Writing Workshop: $2,550
*Includes $150 transportation fee
All program fees are due by June 1. If you are accepted to the program after June 1, full payment is due within one week of receipt of program acceptance.
Please make checks payable to Smith College.
Early Registration Discount
Students who apply and pay their deposits by April 1 will receive a $150 discount off the program fee.
Make Payments Online
Payments may be made using our secure form.
Financial aid is available to those who qualify.