Office of Admission
315-859-4457 (fax)

Visiting Campus

You can learn a great deal about Hamilton by reading our publications, but there is no substitute for the campus visit. We invite you to visit Hamilton to meet our outstanding students and faculty and see our amazing facilities.

Office Hours

During the 2014-15 academic year (August 25, 2014 - May 22, 2015), our office is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. We are also open every Saturday in April and most Saturdays in the fall

During the summer (May 27, 2014 - August 22, 2014), the Office of Admission is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Admission Office is also open most Saturdays in July and August.

Please check the schedule below or the links on this page for more visit options, including information about how to schedule an interview.

Important Updates

The Admission Office will be closed for the following holidays:
  • Monday, September 1 for Labor Day

Area Information

Tours and Information Sessions

2014-2015 Academic Year

(August 25, 2014 - May 22, 2015)
  • Tours: Monday through Friday at 11, 1, and 3
  • Information Sessions: Monday through Friday at 12:15 (March 10-November 30)
  • Select Saturdays in the fall.

Summer 2014

(May 27, 2014 - August 22, 2014)

You do not need to preregister for campus tours or Information Sessions.


People don't join the Hamilton community for just four years; they belong for a lifetime. For many students, membership in that enduring community begins with the personal interview. Furthermore, because the admission committee works hard to ensure "fit" with Hamilton when determining admission decisions, personal interviews are strongly encouraged. An interview will not only provide us with a strong sense of your personal strengths and interests that may not be obvious in an application, it will also give you a chance to ask questions and learn more about Hamilton in a personal setting. 

Personal interviews are conducted by admission officers or Hamilton seniors who are carefully selected and trained for this purpose. On-campus interviews are available as follows:

To schedule an interview, call the Admission Office at 800-843-2655. Because our interviews are fully booked weeks in advance, you should try to schedule an interview well before your intended visit.

Off-Campus Interviews

If you cannot visit campus for an interview, we would be happy to arrange for an off-campus interview with an alumni representative during the fall of your senior year. 

We will start taking off-campus interview requests after September 1 so if you will be unable to make it to campus, be sure to revisit this page in the fall to submit your request.