Academic Resources

Botanic Garden

The botanic garden—which encompasses the college’s 147-acre campus and includes a variety of specialty gardens and the Lyman Plant House—plays a vital role in the college’s curriculum.

Center for Amazonian Literature and Culture

A specialized forum for writers from the Amazonian regions of Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia and Venezuela.

Information Technology Services (ITS)

Provides academic and administrative computing resources to the college.

Institutional Review Board

The IRB maintains guidelines for safeguarding and upholding the rights and welfare of volunteer participants in research.

Jacobson Center for Writing, Teaching and Learning

Students at all levels of academic skill work with the center’s writing counselors to improve drafts of their papers.

Museum of Art

Smith's renowned Museum of Art serves as an important teaching tool as well as a significant public and scholarly resource.

Project on Women and Social Change

An interdisciplinary research group, drawing together faculty from a wide range of disciplines in exploring women's contributions to social change.

Smith College Bookstore

Located in the Campus Center, the bookstore carries required texts for Smith courses, a selection of general books, stationery supplies, imprinted clothing and gifts.

The Sophia Smith Collection

An internationally recognized repository of manuscripts, photographs, periodicals and other primary sources in women's history.

Spinelli Center for Quantitative Learning

Tutoring, workshops, and class study sessions in support of students doing quantitative work across the curriculum.

STEM Advising and Mentoring

Part of the Clark Science Center, this office provides advising, mentoring and other resources to support students of all backgrounds in their pursuit of undergraduate and graduate studies in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and the health professions.