Bard College at Simon’s Rock is committed to creating a safe space for community members of all citizenships, including immigrants, refugees, undocumented, and international students.
Simon’s Rock and the Bard Network have a long history as being a home to people around the world. We will continue to support members of our community whose right to an education and scholarship must be defended.
Simon’s Rock provides a full range of support services to make sure that students feel at home here, so they can thrive—both personally and academically.
We welcome all students, regardless of citizenship status or national origin to apply to Simon’s Rock, and offer financial aid.
Small classes and personalized attention both inside and outside the classroom enables students to engage a broad range of issues. Scholars at Simon’s Rock study topics and offer courses relevant to the immigrant experience including migration, ethnicity, rights, social movements, religion, languages, world culture, and related topics. PACE provides learning opportunities for students who need further instruction to advance their English language skills.
Bard College at Simon’s Rock will not release information about students and employees regarding citizenship or immigration status unless required by law.
Bard College at Simon's Rock provides free legal consultation to students who are concerned about whether they can visit their countries of origin or who are concerned about their status when traveling internationally.
Simon’s Rock supports international students and their families by providing PayMyTuition, an easy-to-use and secure online payment gateway designed to make international transactions easier
If you have questions about payments, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 413-644-4285.