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Get Involved

Your financial contributions are always appreciated, but there are other ways to support the Simon’s Rock mission, and help the Rocker community thrive. Interested in getting involved? Here are some ways you can help.

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Hire a Simon’s Rock intern or alum

You already know Rockers are some of the most curious, driven, and hardworking people out there, so you know working with a student or alum will be a wise investment.

 Connect with Simon’s Rock Career Development office

Help with the admission effort

Prospective students and their families value your unique perspective, and we value your help with the Simon’s Rock recruitment effort. You can also refer a student for admission and the $1000 alumni scholarship.

 Meet with prospective students and parents
 Refer a prospective student

Share your story

We want to hear from you, and we know that prospective families and donor will value your perspective. What has Simon’s Rock meant to you?

 Tell us your Simon’s Rock story
 Read our donor stories

Join the reunion committee

Each July, it’s a campus reunion—and you’re invited to help us make it a success!

To volunteer on the Reunion Committee, contact Cathy Ingram, director of alumni and parent engagement at 413-528-7266 or

Alumni Ambassadors

Learn more about what Alumni Ambassadors do, and get involved!

 Alumni Ambassadors

Parent Association

Simon’s Rock parents can play a key role in making Simon’s Rock and the Rocker community even stronger.

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Host an event

Regional gatherings or salons are examples of events that help Simon’s Rock alumni, parents, and friends connect and build community. If you are interested in hosting, please contact Cathy Ingram, director of alumni and parent engagement at (413) 528-7266 or

Start or Join a professional network

Would you like to take the lead in connecting other Simon’s Rock alumni, parents, and friends in your field? Or would you like to join the law or medicine professional affinity groups? If so, contact Cathy Ingram to find out more.

Easy stuff

Here are some other things that you can do, or might already be doing, that support students at Simon’s Rock:

Simon's Rock alum.

  • Renew a Simon’s Rock friendship

  • Mention Simon’s Rock to a local academic award winner

  • Send Simon’s Rock your updates

  • Keep in touch with faculty

  • Suggest alumni, parents, and friends for volunteer opportunities.

  • See if your employer will match your gift to Simon’s Rock

  • Tell your Simon’s Rock friends that every gift to the College matters

  • List Simon’s Rock in your credentials

  • Mention Simon’s Rock during public speaking engagements

  • Wear a Simon’s Rock t-shirt

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  • Attend a Simon’s Rock event