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OneCard ID
Emeriti and their spouses or partners are eligible for OneCard identification cards, which give them access to a variety of campus services. Emeriti may use their OneCards to take out materials from the libraries, to charge meals at the College Club and the Campus Center, and to use the gym and fitness room facilities. Make an appointment to receive an Emeriti OneCard by calling 585-3082 or sending e-mail to The OneCard office is in Stoddard Hall 24C. For more information, please see

E-Mail and Novell network computer accounts
Emeriti continue to be eligible to use college e-mail and Novell network computer accounts to communicate with colleagues across campus and around the world, allowing them to share files and work both independently and collaboratively. Direct questions regarding the use of these resources to the User Support Center in Stoddard Hall 23 at 585-4487 or

Emeriti retain full faculty library privileges.

Athletic facilities
Emeriti OneCard IDs provide retired faculty members and their spouses or partners with continued access to campus athletic facilities.

Out-But-Not-Down (OBND)
Throughout the academic year, the emeriti group OBND generally meets monthly at the College Club and enjoys a series of speakers and lunches. Membership is automatic. A letter of welcome is sent to recent retirees, and new members are introduced at the group's October meeting. Members also gather for a holiday dinner in December and an end-of-the-year dinner in May. There is no charge for membership or meals, and spouses or partners are welcome to accompany emeriti.

On-line campus directory
Emeriti are included in the online directory, unless they indicate otherwise. Contact the Provost's Office with any changes in address or other contact information.

Emeriti are eligible to purchase a decal for parking on campus. The cost of the decal and the applicable parking regulations are the same as those for faculty and staff.

Office Space
Emeriti who are assigned office space in the following buildings retain use of their offices for one year following retirement: 8 College Lane, 10 Prospect Street, 138 Elm Street, Bass Hall, Burton Hall, Clark Hall, Dewey Hall, Ford Hall, The Gables, Green Street Classroom Annex, Hatfield Hall, Hillyer Hall, Lilly Hall, McConnell Hall, Neilson Library, Pierce Hall, Sabin-Reed Hall, Sage Hall, Seelye Hall, Tyler Annex and Wright Hall.

After the year transition period, the Provost's Office may identify alternate office space, which includes shared or less centrally located space on campus. Contact the Provost's Office for more information.

Mail Delivery
Emeriti with campus office space continue to receive mail delivery to their campus mailboxes.

Emeriti retain use of the computers assigned to them under the Faculty Computer Access Program (FCAP) and access to the printers assigned to their campus offices. With their Emeriti OneCard ID, they may purchase new computers through the Smith College Computer Store, which sells hardware, software and accessories at educationally discounted prices. The store offers computer systems from Apple and Dell, as well as printers from Epson and HP; special orders can be placed as well. The Computer Store is located in Stoddard Hall 22. Contact Barbara Pliska, computer store manager, by calling 585-3027, sending e-mail to or faxes to 585-2623.

Printing and photocopying
Emeriti may use their OneCard for on-campus photocopying and printing related to their scholarship.

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