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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.

Important COVID-19 Information

For updates on Smith’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak, please visit the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) page.

A Reminder About Social Distancing

Students should avoid close personal contact with other students. Ideally, you should make every effort to be six feet apart from another person. Any student who leaves Northampton and returns to campus, gathers in groups of 10 or more, etc. will be removed from campus immediately. They may also be referred to the College Conduct Board. If you have any questions about this, please email

News & Announcements

Room Changes

We are not processing any room changes at this time. If you believe your situation constitutes an emergency please contact to let us know.

    Room Draw for Fall 2020

    Room Draw will take place:

    • Wednesday, April 22, 5-10pm (non-traditional and special interest housing)
    • Thursday, April 23, 5-10pm (all other houses).

    Student will receive their Room Draw house assignment on Wednesday, April 15. Any student who did not complete the "Remain in House" or "Change of House" form will automatically be assigned to their current house for Room Draw. If your current house is a specialinterest house, you will be assigned to the last house you were assigned to before you moved into special interest housing.

    Post Room Draw for Fall 2020

    Any student who is unhappy with their Room Draw selection may participate in the Post Room Draw. The Post Room Draw form opens on Friday, April 24 at 10:00am. The form is time sensitive.

    Petition to Move Off Campus

    The Petition to Move Off Campus opens on Friday, April 24 at 10:00am.

    Ada Comstock Change of Housing Status (ACCHS)

    The ACCHS open on Wednesday, April 10 at 10:00am. Any current Ada Comstock student who would like to change their housing and/or meal plan status should complete this form. Priority consideration will be given to students who complete the form by Friday, May 1. 

    Dining Information

    Dining Services has consolidated dining locations for the extended spring break period. For more information on dining hours and locations, please visit the Dining Services Special Events page. For questions related to dining, please contact

    Private Storage Services—Boomerang Storage

    Students can pay Boomerang Storage to pick up packed items directly form each dorm room. Register for this service.

    Student Staff Selection

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

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