Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Following guidance from the college and local and state public health officials, Smith College School for Social Work is preparing to welcome students back to campus for the summer 2021 semester. The college’s “Culture of Care” COVID-19 Response Plan underscores the core value that must guide every member of the Smith community—caring for ourselves and for one another to promote a safe and healthy campus environment.
- Updated: Frequently Asked Questions
- March 2, 2021: Important Update: Living on Campus This Summer
- February 22: ACTION REQUIRED: Summer 2021 Coursework Feedback and Housing Webinar Recording
- February 16, 2021: ACTION REQUIRED: Summer 2021 Housing Commitment Form
- February 16, 2021: Update on Summer 2021 Planning
- January 21, 2021: Update on Summer 2021
On This Page
For more information about the current campus operating mode, please visit Status and Operating Modes.
Summer 2021 Housing and Testing Program
The School will not be hosting students or faculty on campus or offering a testing program for local students and faculty. Local students and faculty who wish to access the outdoor public spaces on campus may do so as long as they follow the campus operating mode guidelines.
A Fully Remote Learning Model
In support of equity in learning opportunities, the School will offer all of its summer 2021 classes remotely.
Buildings and Campus Areas
Outdoor walkways are open to the public. All visitors are required to wear masks while on campus and maintain physical distancing of 6 feet. Please visit the college's campus operational mode tables for information about specific building access.
|Date||Time (all times EST)||Event|
|March 4, 2021||8 p.m.||Webinar: Q&A Regarding Academics (for current students)|
|June 4 & 6, 2021||TBD||Orientation for entering students|
|June 7, 2021||First day of classes|
|June 18, 2021||Juneteenth observed
School closed, classes cancelled
|July 10-18, 2021||Break Week|
|August 20, 2021||Last day of classes|
|September 9, 2021||First day of field|