Orientation and Arriving on Campus
New student orientation will be held Wednesday, September 2 - Monday, September 7. Please see the Student Affairs Web site for further information. Readmitted students participating in orientation activities are allowed to return on the 2nd as well. Please contact student affairs to make arrangements.
Houses are open for readmitted and returning students beginning on Sunday, September 6. Keys will be distributed in the ITT building from 1-4pm on the 6th and from 9am-12pm on the 7th. Please visit the Residence Life Web site for further information about housing.
Those members of teams, organizations or groups required by the college to return prior to the 2nd will be notified by the head of their group as to the date they are expected to arrive. If you have any questions concerning early arrival, please contact the Office of Residence Life at (413) 585-4940.
You may not remove furniture from your room; however, if you are interested in having your bed removed prior to your arrival, you should contact Building Services through the Physical Plant customer service number at (413) 585-2400 to have a Bed Removal Request Form mailed to you. You may also complete the form within the first week of fall opening. There is a fee for bed removal.
CCI for entering students will take place in the ITT:
Wednesday, September 2, 8:30am-12:30pm
There is no CCI for returning students. Returning students will pick up their keys at the ITT as they arrive (the schedule for key distribution is noted above). Returning students with outstanding business with any office on campus will need to contact or stop by those offices as soon as possible upon arriving at Smith.
Opening Convocation will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, September 7.