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A Culture of Care

Read Smith’s plans for the fall 2021 semester.
Current Operating Mode: GREEN

For New Students

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Welcome to All New First-Years, Transfers, Visiting Students & Ada Comstock Scholars

Smith is a vibrant place of interesting people and experiences. Our goal is for you to arrive on campus prepared to begin your Smith experience. We’re very excited to have you join us, and we look forward to greeting you during Orientation. To help you prepare, this website provides important information about the campus, introduces you to specific parts of our community and refers you to other Smith websites with more details. If you have any questions, please contact us. We’re happy to help!


Fall 2021 Orientation

We are currently planning for an in-person Orientation but will follow state guidelines as they are made available to us. We are planning for Orientation from August 27 through September 1. A full schedule will be available on this website in mid-August. Other details will be updated as they are confirmed. Please see the Orientation webpage.

Smith College’s COVID-19 Response

Smith College has developed a plan for that puts health and safety, students’ education and the Smith experience at the center. Please see the “Culture of Care” website.


Checklist for All Entering Students

Welcome to parents and guardians of all new Smith students! Please see the Parents & Families menu for links to helpful information.