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Event Planning


Events Management Office
51 College Lane
Northampton, MA 01063

Phone: 413-585-2669
Fax: 413-585-6990

The Events Management Office is located at the intersection of College Lane and Green Street, overlooking Paradise Pond.

Student addressing an audience in Scott Gym


The Smith College Events Management Office (EMO) works with Smith faculty, staff and external organizations to plan and execute high-quality, successful events on and off campus. Whether you’re planning a small wedding or a major conference, we’re here to consult with you on your proposed event and dates, conduct an initial review, and offer ideas and recommendations. We can supply event and budget checklists, floor plans, a planning template and logistical advice to meet a wide variety of needs.

Plan an Event

The Events Management Office (EMO) assists faculty, staff and external constituents in the event planning process, including space reservation, set-up, and resources and services. We oversee annual Smith events such as Opening Convocation, Rally Day and Commencement.

The EMO will:

  • consult on large internal events, conferences, receptions, lectures
  • provide guidance to faculty and staff in using the 25Live scheduling software
  • answer questions about resources/services needed for an event
  • assist an external organization in planning an event
  • sponsor an event with an external organization

Get Started

The steps required for planning an event are different for Smith faculty and staff and external organizations and individuals.

Student Events

Students who wish to plan an event must contact the Office of Student Engagement.



Name Contact For Phone
Peg Pitzer Director of Events Management 413-585-2163
Kathy San Antonio Smith Event Space Scheduling 413-585-2162
Queen Lanier Non-Smith Event Space Scheduling 413-585-2179
Steve Campbell Event Services and Resources 413-585-2407
Andrea Fernandes Annual Smith College Events 413-585-2630
Judith Roberge All-Constituent Events 413-585-2668
Andrea Fernandes Conference Center Events 413-585-6977
Amanda Anderson Director, Summer Programs 413-585-2165
Rhonda Davis Summer Programs 413-585-3736