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A Culture of Care >> Read Smith’s plans for the fall 2021 semester.

Campus Visit Programs


Important COVID-19 Information

The majority of buildings on Smith’s campus are open to the public. Information about access to specific buildings will be updated as it becomes available. Masks are required in all indoor spaces on campus. Guided campus tours are available for prospective students and their families. Registration is required. At this time, 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.


We host a number of campus visit events throughout the year for prospective students and their families. These programs offer a variety of workshops, panels, opportunities to meet members of the Smith community and campus and facility tours. In addition, we offer a number of virtual opportunities to learn more about Smith, including virtual information sessions and interviews.

Register for Fall Open House

Your Smith journey starts now. Join us for a series of virtual open houses to see and hear what makes Smith a college unlike any other.

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, September 29    Powerfully Be: Liberal Arts at a Women's College
     
Monday, October 25   Study What Moves You: The Classroom Experience at Smith
     
Saturday, December 4   Nothing Stops a Smithie: The Student Voice
     

 

Registration for this event will open in late September/early October.
Register for Ada Comstock Open House

 

Tentative Schedule of Events

Attend a Class   Student visitors are welcome to attend classes.
8:00 - 8:45 a.m.   Registration and coffee - Conference Center
9:00 - 9:30 a.m.   Welcome and Admission Information
9:30 -10:30 a.m.  

Nuts and Bolts Panel with Housing, Class Dean, Office of Registrar, and Student Financial Services

11:00 a.m. - Noon  

Student Life Panel

Noon - 1:15 p.m.   Lunch
1:30-2:30 p.m.  

Please choose one:

  • Tour of Ada Comstock Housing
  • Drop-ins at the Ada Comstock Scholars Hopkins Lounge
  • Tour of Art facilities
  • Tour of Music Facilities
  • A Vigorous Walking Tour of Campus Sustainability

Please register no later than November 5.

Interview appointments are available at the Office of Admission during the day on a limited basis. Please call early to reserve your space 413-585-2500 (toll-free 800-383-3232).

Register for Spring Open House

 

Tentative Schedule of Events

8:00 - 8:30 a.m.

  Registration - Scott Gym
8:45 - 9:00 a.m.   Welcome and Smith Highlights
9:15 - 10:00 a.m.  

Please choose one:

  • What I Like About You: How Smith Reads Applications
  • General Campus Tour
10:15 - 11:00 a.m.  

Please choose one:

  • Smith Life 101: Ask the Students
  • General Campus Tour
  • Financing a Smith Education
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  

Please choose one:

  • Putting Your Best Foot Forward: The Essay and Interview
  • General Campus Tour
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.  

Community Lunch with students, faculty and coaches

Register for Summer Open House

 

Tentative Schedule of Events

8:00 - 8:30 a.m.   Registration - Conference Center
8:45 - 9:00 a.m.   Welcome to Smith College
9:15 - 10:00 a.m.  

Please choose one:

  • General Info Session
  • Putting Your Best Foot Forward: The Essay and Interview - students only
  • General Campus Tour
  • A Vigorous Walk of Campus Sustainability
10:15 - 11:00 a.m.  

Please choose one:

  • Smith Life 101: Ask the Students
  • Financing a Smith Education
  • General Campus Tour
11:15 - Noon  

Please choose one:

  • What I Like About You: How Smith Reads Applications
  • General Campus Tour
Noon - 1:30 p.m.   Lunch with Smith faculty, coaches, and community members
   

Optional afternoon choices include:

  • Visit Smith's Museum of Art or Botanic Garden
  • Walk into downtown Northampton
  • Final Campus Tour, 3 - 4 p.m.