About the Program
Arrival Information & Central Check-In
Orientation Groups
Smith Reads
First-Year Programs
Resources for First-Year Students
Smith Social Network
Resources for First-Year Students

Dean of the First-Year Class

This faculty member oversees the quality of your academic life at Smith College and is a source of academic as well as personal advice. The dean will also assign your Liberal Arts adviser.

First-Year Dean

Dean of Students Office

The office provides a variety of services, programs and activities. The student affairs departments—office of student engagement, first-year student programs, health and counseling services, international students, multicultural affairs, residence life, wellness and the dean of students—collaborate to ensure a meaningful and healthy venture for all students.

Student Affairs

Office of Residence Life

Your living community is an integral part of your education at Smith. Staff in the Office of Residence Life aim to be your main resource to ensure that your cocurricular living environment enhances and enriches your overall experience. Residential living is vital to your education as your roommates, housemates and friends come from all over the world with varied backgrounds and experiences.

Residence Life