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Admission and Aid

Experience the joy of discovery that comes from intellectual challenge and the freedom to explore new interests. Expand your mind in late night discussions with your housemates and in after-class conversations with faculty members who encourage you to reach further. At Smith, you’ll draw strength in belonging to a community that supports and encourages you to become your most powerful self—on campus and beyond.

Your dreams are priceless.

Financing Your Future: Investing in You

In a historic announcement, beginning in the fall of 2022, Smith College will eliminate loans from its undergraduate financial aid packages for students receiving need-based institutional grants and replace the loan amount with grants from the college. Read President McCartney’s letter and the Gate article.

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Important COVID-19 Information

Guided campus tours are not available through January 31, 2022. During this time, visitors are welcome to take a self-guided tour. Masks are required in all indoor spaces on campus. Classes are not open to visitors and we are not able to host overnight visits. Virtual opportunities to learn more about Smith, including virtual information sessions and interviews, are available.

Please consult A Culture of Care (Smith’s COVID-19 response plan) for information on maintaining a safe and healthy campus.

Meet Your Admission Counselor

Find the admission counselor for your specific area by answering the questions below or see a complete list of admission staff.

Your admissions counselor at Smith is: 

DEBORAH DOULETTE
Associate Director—Transfers

Regional Responsibilities: District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Virginia, Transfer & Nontraditional students (all regions)

Your admissions counselor at Smith is: 

MAUREEN PINE
Associate Director

Regional Responsibilities: Connecticut, Florida, Oregon, Rhode Island, Washington

If you live outside of NYC or Long Island, your admissions counselor at Smith is: 

TARA KALINISAN
Associate Director

Regional Responsibilities: Delaware, Illinois, Michigan, New York (outside NYC and Long Island), Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Puerto Rico and Territories.


If you live in NYC or Long Island, your admissions counselor at Smith is: 

DEANNA DIXON
Dean of Admission
Oversees all domestic and international regions. Regional Responsibilities: Hawaii, New York (NYC (5 boroughs) and Long Island).

Your admissions counselor at Smith is: 

TARA KALINISAN
Associate Director

Regional Responsibilities: Delaware, Illinois, Michigan, New York (outside NYC and Long Island), Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Puerto Rico and Territories.

Your admissions counselor at Smith is: 

LIBBY WEHMILLER
Associate Director of Admission Technology

Regional Responsibilities: New Hampshire, Vermont, Wyoming

Your admissions counselor at Smith is: 

MEREDITH MCDILL
Associate Director

Regional Responsibilities: Africa, Asia and the Middle East

Your admissions counselor at Smith is: 

TBA - contact Office of Admission
Senior Assistant Director

Regional Responsibilities: Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carloina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah

Your admissions counselor at Smith is: 

SARAH BRICKEY-NGUYEN
Senior Assistant Director

Regional Responsibilities: Massachusetts

Your admissions counselor at Smith is: 

LIA BRASSORD
Senior Assistant Director

Regional Responsibilities: Alaska, California, Montana

Your admissions counselor at Smith is: 

BETHANEY GULLA-DEVANEY
Assistant Director

Regional Responsibilities: North America (Canada & Mexico), Central America, South America, Europe, Oceania (including Australia & New Zealand) and Idaho, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, West Virginia

Your admissions counselor at Smith is: 

BEVERLY LIPSEY
Admission Counselor

Regional Responsibilities: Alabama, Colorado, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio

Your admissions counselor at Smith is: 

DEANNA DIXON
Dean of Admission
Oversees all domestic and international regions. Regional Responsibilities: Hawaii, New York (NYC (5 boroughs) and Long Island).