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Incoming College Students: Checklists and Forms

It's time to get ready! As you prepare for arrival, please complete and submit these forms and documents before you come to campus.


Begin your Simon’s Rock academic career by signing up for classes and taking placement tests.

  1. Take placement tests on MySimonsRock
    Login required. Scroll down to Information for New Students. Login credentials will be sent by email in mid-May.
  2. Register for Classes
    1. Read Academic Overview for registration guidance
    2. Check the Fall 2017 Course Guide for the class list (available mid-May)
    3. Plan your schedule and complete the New Student Registration Worksheet to register.

      Class registration will begin in early June. You will be notified by email when live.
  1. Fill out Reasonable Accommodations Request  
    If Applicable, return to Director of Accessibility and Academic Support as instructed on form.
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Student Life

Settle into life on campus and fill out forms on health services, housing, and security. 

  1. Health Services forms
    Download, print and mail to address on form (as early as possible).
  2. Submit the Housing Assignment Profile

    (available mid-May)
  3. Submit the Security Equipment ID Form
  4. Submit the Activities Participation Release Form

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Remember to submit your transcripts, employment forms, and image release. 

  1. Send final transcript(s) to Admission
    Fax to 413-541-0081, email to or mail to:
    Bard College at Simon’s Rock
    Office of Admission
    84 Alford Road
    Great Barrington, MA 01230
  2. Complete the employment forms on MySimonsRock
    If you are a minor and plan to work on campus, fill out the first five forms and bring with you on Arrival Day (login required to access forms)
  3. Complete the Image Release Form and bring on Arrival Day

Prepare for Arrival

One of the best parts of Simon's Rock is being part of an engaged community with peers, faculty and staff. As your first day draws closer, here are a few things you can do to get ready.

  1. Pack your bags with this handy packing list
    Review for recommended items, as well as instructions if you plan to ship anything before arrival.
  2. Consult the Student Handbook for information on being part of the Simon's Rock Community
  3. Keeping in Touch
    An optional form for any extended family members who wish to receive the Simon's Rock magazine (parents and guardians get it automatically).

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