Smith College Admission Academics Student Life About Smith news Offices
Smith eDigest
Submit an Idea
Five College Calendar
News Publications
Planning an Event
Contact Us
Daily E-mail Digest

The Smith eDigest is sent to all campus e-mail accounts on Tuesday and Thursday each week during the academic year, and on Tuesday during the summer, providing important notices, college news, links to articles of general interest to the community, deadline notifications, and other college information. Information on submitting items is available at:

     View the eDigest archives >

07/25/2017 Digest

Updated: Neilson Library Furniture Reuse Program for Smith Departments
July 25 and 26, Neon Art/Enclosed Catwalk Near Alumnae Gym

Staff members and faculty who are interested in procuring surplus furniture for their departmental spaces are invited to view and select furniture from Neilson Library on Tuesday, July 25, 1-2:30 p.m. and Wednesday, July 26, 10-11:30 a.m. at the Burton Lawn Bench by the Neon Art/Enclosed Catwalk leading to Alumnae Gym. Furniture is for campus use only and will be reallocated on a first-come first-serve basis. For more information, contact Melissa Frydlo, Facilities Management; 413-351-6165;

ITS Offices to Close at Noon
Tuesday, July 25

ITS offices, including the Computer Store, OneCard Office and IT Service Center will close at noon on Tuesday, July 25 for a departmental function. System outages or emergencies can be reported via Campus Police at ext. 2490. Classroom Support will remain open.

Staff Council Ice Cream Social
Wednesday, Aug. 2, Noon-1:30 p.m., Atrium, Museum of Art

Celebrate summer with a sweet treat and company of your colleagues. Hosted by Smith Council, Activities Committee.

Service Alert: Library Catalog RESTORED

The Five College Library Catalog is now available and ready to use. Some data may have been lost or compromised between July 1-5, including checkouts, renewals, and requests. Please let us know if you experience any problems or have questions. Contact the Young Library service desk at 413-585-2910 or use Ask Us by visiting To view Five College Library Catalog, visit

Get Ready for Fall with ETS Workshops
August 22 to September 5

Educational Technology Services workshops will be offering workshops to faculty and staff on several tools such as Moodle, WordPress, Google Drive, Poll Everywhere, and Qualtrics. These workshops will help you think about how technology can be integrated into your courses. Sign-up for as many as you want! Refreshments will be served. For more information, visit or email Mario Valdebenito at

Participate in Study About Postures; Earn $7 Smith College Campus Gift Card, Through July 28, Bass Hall

Complete a 45 min. in-person study about postures and earn a $7 Smith College campus gift card. To participate, email as soon as possible to secure a convenient appointment time. Appointments offered through July 28, 2017. Evening times available.

Library Video Project Seeks Students

The Libraries are looking for undergraduate students to appear in an upcoming promotional video. The students would be expected to play small roles in this 3-5 minute video that will be shot between August 2 - 7. Please email Mary Irwin for more information.

Emergency Notification System
Wednesday, July 26, 2 p.m.

Campus Police will test the college’s emergency notification system. Any changes to your emergency contact information should be made by 5 p.m. on July 25. To receive emergency messages via cell phone, text or voice, please update your information. Students and employees can log in to the Smith Portal at using their network username and password. When the portal page opens, click on BannerWeb and update your emergency contact information.

Smith College Computer Store Sidewalk Sale
Thursday & Friday, July 27 & 28, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Stoddard Hall

It's time for the Northampton Sidewalk Sales. Stop by and check out the Smith College Computer Store sidewalk sale in front of Stoddard Hall. Summer clearance deals on backpacks, Go Pro accessories, iPad covers, and much more. For more information, email or call 413-585-3027.

DirectoryCalendarCampus MapContact UsSite A-Z