Communication Services

Notices of Class and School Cancellations

Notices of class cancellations, room changes, or other schedule modifications will be posted on the bulletin board located outside the Office of the Registrar, room C-116. School cancellation announcements will be broadcast over WBZ TV Channel 4 and, WCVB TV Channel 5 and, and WHDH Channel 7 News and A voicemail message will also be recorded on the College's information hotline, 617-521-3463 and closing information will be posted on the Simmons College website at You will also receive a text message via Rave Alert, the college's emergency notification system, if you have provided a number for text messages.

Student Mailboxes

Each student is assigned a mailbox to receive intra-College mail. The following student mailboxes should be checked daily for notices and information:

Undergraduate Student Mailboxes

Residents Smith Hall  


Graduate Student Mailboxes

CAS Graduate Programs  Varies by program. Contact your program office to learn how they disseminate College-related mail. 
GSLIS GSLIS Student Lounge,
2nd floor, One Palace Road
(in filing cabinets)
SNHS 3rd Floor, Park Science Center
(in the hallway between Room S332F & S329A/B)
School of Management 2nd Floor, near vending machines

Technology/E-mail/Internet Accounts
For information regarding email, Internet Accounts and Technology Services visit

The Academic and Administrative Resource Center (AARC) is a web-based service that current students can use to register for classes, access grades, check their academic records, and change their personal profiles (address, phone number). To log into AARC please visit . In order to access AARC you must use Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Firefox 2. Proprietary browsers may not be compatible.

Usernames and passwords in AARC are the same as for Simmons email and Moodle accounts. If you are unsure of your Simmons username or password, please visit If you still cannot gain access to your account after visitng this website contact the Service Desk at 617-521-2222. Please have your student ID number ready as the Serive Desk will need that information in order to assist you.

For issues with AARC unrelated to login access, please either email or contact the Registrar's Office at 617-521-2111.

Calls within the College may be made on the phones located at the information desk, the library lobby, the Fens entrance, the commuter lounge, the Dix lounge, and Bartol dining room. Exterior campus telephones are located at the rear entrance of Beatley Library, the Park Science Center, all residence halls, and the Fens entrance. These phones should be used only for emergencies or for requesting permission to enter the building after closing hours.

Resident students are provided with landline service with voicemail on request. Students must provide their own telephone. For assistance, please contact the Service Desk via or 617-521-2222.