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Read Smith’s COVID-19 guidelines for the spring 2022 semester.

Residence Life

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Residence life is part of Smith’s co-curricular environment that enhances and enriches the academic program. Students come from varied backgrounds, and the house community provides a supportive, social environment for them to learn about and appreciate one another’s experiences and differences.

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Room Draw 2022

Room Draw 2022 will take place on Wednesday, April 13 starting at 5:00 p.m. Room Draw will be completely online. Special Interest Lottery applications will be available from January 31 until February 7. Regular Room Draw forms will be available from February 28 until March 11. Students with housing accommodations will receive a separate email with additional information regarding their housing accommodation process. All forms can be found in Residence LIfe Self-Service. 

Room Changes 

The Room Change Request Form will be available in Residence Life Self-Service starting on Monday, February 7. Any students who remain on the waitlist from the fall semester will rollover to the spring waitlist. All requests will continue to be reviewed on a first come, first served basis and offered as rooms become available. 

Room changes are not guaranteed. Single rooms are extremely limited and students with approved ODS accommodations will be prioritized. If you have any questions regarding your room change request, please contact your neighborhood Area Director/Assistant Director.

Smith’s COVID-19 Response Plan

Information regarding Smith's plans for Spring 2022 are available on Smith's COVID-19 Response Plan website. For general questions, please check Smith’s FAQ page. If you still have questions regarding housing after reviewing all FAQs, please write to reslife@smith.edu. Other questions should be directed either to the appropriate department, or to covid19info@smith.edu.

Dining Information

For more information on dining menus and locations, visit the Dining Services Menus page. For questions related to dining, contact dining@smith.edu.

Student Staff Selection

Applications are now available to be a part of the Residence Life Student Staff team.

Trunk Room Stickers Appeals

Students who have extenuating circumstances and need more than the 5 allocated trunk room stickers should complete the Trunk Room Stickers Appeal Form, which is due by the end of day April 1, 2022.

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Residence Education Model

The Compass, Smith College’s residence education model, guides the learning that happens for residential students within Smith College houses. A model deeply based in the institutional mission, the Compass strives to help students achieve learning goals with measurable outcomes.

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