Simmons College offers more than just an education! The benefits of being a Simmons alumna/us begin on Commencement day and last a lifetime. A variety of benefits and services are available to alumnae/i of Simmons's undergraduate and graduate programs. Some require an alumnae/i card or a password-protected account on Alumnet, but all are available to you!
Following is a summary of all alumnae/i benefits offered by Simmons College and how to take advantage of each.
Your Simmons College alumnae/i card is your ticket to resources, access, and savings! Both Simmons undergraduate alumnae and graduate alumni may obtain alumnae/i cards by requesting by email, in person or by mail at:
Office of Alumnae/i Relations & Annual Giving
300 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115
617-521-2321 or 800-831-4284
Event Invitations and the SIMMONS magazine
Invitations to Alumnae/i Events
All alumnae/i with updated mailing addresses will receive invitations to upcoming events based on Simmons College program, class year, geography, etc. To update your address or other contact information, please contact the Office of Alumnae/i Relations at the above address. Some major events include Reunion, graduate school Alumni Day, program dinners, and social and networking events held around the country.
The SIMMONS Magazine
The SIMMONS magazine is published three times per year. The goal of this publication is to keep alumnae/i engaged and informed of news about the College, its students, and its 50,000 alumnae/i. The Simmons College magazine has been published since 1910 and was originally called the Simmons College Quarterly. It became known as the Simmons Magazine in 1918, and was recently changed to SIMMONS magazine from the Simmons Review in 2007. All alumnae/i with valid mailing addresses automatically will receive a copy of the magazine. To confirm or change your mailing address, please contact the Office of Advancement Services at 800-831-4284 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Email Resources and Updates
Simmons has merged the Simmons eNews and the Monthly Events Email into one! The NEW Simmons eNews launched in April 2008. It is an electronic publication distributed monthly by the Office of Advancement. The goal of this publication is to keep alumnae/i engaged and informed of the latest news about the College, its students, and its 50,000+ alumnae/i. As well as to keep up with current events at the College and learn about programs where you can network with other alumnae/i all through one dynamic monthly email. This resource is automatically sent to all alumnae/i with valid email addresses unless they specifically request otherwise. Please provide your email address by registering on Alumnet or by contacting the Office of Alumnae/i Relations & Annual Giving to begin receiving Simmons eNews or call 617-521-2321 or 800-831-4284. If you are not receiving eNews and other emails from Simmons and believe you should be, please contact The Office of Alumnae/i Relations & Annual Giving at 800-831-4284 to confirm. You should also add "email@example.com" to your Safe Senders list and/or your address book. If you are still having difficulty, please contact support for your email client (Yahoo!, Gmail, Comcast, Verizon, RCN, etc.).
Access to all features of Alumnet
Email, Directory, and Other Online Services
The Alumnet online community was created for Simmons alumnae/i to connect with classmates, network with other alumnae/i, register online for Simmons events, and receive a free Simmons forwarding email address. Once registered, other ancillary services include the monthly Simmons eNews eNewsletter (above) that will help you stay informed about important Simmons happenings.
To join Alumnet, simply click here and enter your name, address, class year, and email address. The Office of Alumnae/i Relations is always happy to help with registration (at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 617-521-2321 or 800-831-4284). If you are not receiving emails from Simmons and believe you should be, please contact The Office of Alumnae/i Relations & Annual Giving at 800-831-4284 to confirm. You should also add "email@example.com" to your Safe Senders list and/or your address book. If you are still having difficulty, please contact support for your email client (Yahoo!, Gmail, Comcast, Verizon, RCN, etc.).
Simmons Educational Opportunities
Simmons graduates can continue professional development by participating in Simmons's Executive Education programs. Alumnae receive a 15 percent discount on tuition toward open enrollment programs. Customized leadership and management development programs are also available. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617-521-3835.
Alumnae/i receive a special discounted rate to attend the annual Simmons Leadership Conference - the world's premier leadership conference for women. Conference details may be found on the College's main website at simmons.edu/leadership.
Resources for Clubs and Classes
Simmons Faculty and Staff Speakers
The Office of Alumnae/i Relations is proud to make prominent faculty and staff available to speak to alumnae/i groups. For samples of potential Simmons speakers for your alumnae/i event, visit the speakers page, as well as a request form for the service, may be found here.