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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 is required. Scroll down to "Information for New Students." Login credentials will be emailed to students.
  2. Register for Classes

    1. Read the Academic Overview for registration guidance

    2. Check the Fall 2017 Course Guide for the class list

    3. Plan your schedule and complete the New Student Registration Worksheet to register

      After registering, you will receive a confirmation email from the registrar's office.
  3. Read the welcome letter from the Director of Accessibility and Academic Support and fill out the Request for Reasonable Accommodation  form

    All students should read the welcome letter. If applicable, return the request form to the Director of Accessibility and Academic Support as instructed on form.
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Student Life

Settle into life on campus and complete forms on health services, housing, and campus safety.

  1. Health Services forms

    Download, print and mail, or scan and email to the address on the form (as early as possible).
  2. Submit the Housing Assignment Profile

    Fill out and submit the online form.
  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 form.

  1. Send final transcript(s) to Admission

    Fax: 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 them with you on arrival day (login required to access forms).
  3. Complete the Image Release Form

    Print, sign, and bring it with you to the Marketing and Communications table at registration on arrival day.

Prepare for Arrival

One of the best parts of Simons 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. Start your Simon’s Rock academic experience by reading the 2017 Book One, The Meaning of Michelle edited by Veronica Chambers ’87

    A gift to be mailed to you by Admission!
  2. Pack your bags with this handy packing list

    Review recommended items and instructions if you plan to ship anything before arrival.
  3. Consult the Student Handbook

    Find information on being part of the Simon’s Rock Community.

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