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Bard College at Simon's Rock Student Life

Bard College at Simon's Rock is on a 210-acre campus in a small town setting in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, not far from Boston and New York City. Bard College at Simon's Rock has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Bard College at Simon's Rock does not have fraternities or sororities.

Bard College at Simon's Rock has a thriving Black Student Union. In fact, more students participate in Black Student Union than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Bard College at Simon's Rock include QueerSA, Student Action Service Learning, U.S.O. (Untitled Student Organization) and Boffing.

The Bard College at Simon's Rock community comes together each year for MayFest, Prom and Dance Concert.

Bard College at Simon's Rock Housing

Bard College at Simon's Rock offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Bard College at Simon's Rock students live on campus. In 2021, 92% of undergrads at Bard College at Simon's Rock lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 7% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Bard College at Simon's Rock. There are 347 spots available in on-campus housing for all 0 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 32 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 92% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

Bard College at Simon's Rock offers coed housing and .

Is Bard College at Simon's Rock Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Bard College at Simon's Rock is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Bard College at Simon's Rock campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Additionally, Bard College at Simon's Rock has security escorts, late night transport.

Plan a Visit to Bard College at Simon's Rock

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Bard College at Simon's Rock, take Interstate 90 to Great Barrington, MA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Bradley International airport.

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Bard College at Simon's Rock Campus Services

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Campus Security
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Fall Freshmen
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