Info for: Students

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Info for: Students

Hello, students! We're so glad you're part of our community. And we’re here to help. Use this page to find the resources you need to support your full experience.

Our Five Core Principles   
Our School is committed to five Core Principles of racial justice that guide all areas of our programs and work as we constantly strive towards greater anti-racism – an ongoing goal to which the entire School community aspires.

Handbooks and Guides

M.S.W. Practicum Guide

M.S.W. Handbook

Ph.D. Handbook

Quick Reference Dates

Upcoming dates are listed below. For the full year calendar, visit our academic calendar.

September 5, 2023Practicum placements begin
November 23-24, 2023Thanksgiving break
December 18, 2023-January 1, 2024Winter break
January 15, 2024MLK Day observed
May 31 - June 2, 2024Orientation
June 2, 2024Convocation
June 3, 2024Summer 1 Classes Begin
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Smith College ITS 

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Student Support
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Candice Branche

Assistant Registrar
Before joining the Smith family, Candice Branche worked in Human Resources and most recently in the Registrar’s Office at Mount Holyoke College, which she…
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Danielle LaVine

Associate Registrar
Danielle LaVine joined Smith SSW in June 2022 as the associate registrar.
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Irene Rodríguez-Martin, Ed.D.

Associate Dean for Graduate Enrollment and Student Services
Irene Rodríguez-M is the daughter of immigrants and a first generation college graduate. For the past 20 years she has dedicated her career to issues of access…

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