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Admission

@HamiltonAdmssn

Office of Admission
800-843-2655
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 2015-16 academic year (August 24, 2015 - May 20, 2016), 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 summer. During the summer (May 26, 2015 - August 21, 2015), our office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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:

Indepenence Day Update
In recoginition of Independence Day, the Admission Office will be closed on Friday, July 3rd.

Labor Day Update
In recognition of Labor Day, the Admission Office will be closed on Monday, September 7th.

Area Information

Tours and Information Sessions

  • Tours: Summer 2015 (May 26-August 21) Monday through Friday at 10, 11, 1, and 3; 2015-16 Academic year (August 24, 2015-May 20, 2016) Monday through Friday at 11, 1, and 3
  • Information Sessions: Monday through Friday at 12:15 (March 9, 2015-November 30, 2015)
  • Science Tours: Summer 2015 (July 10-August 14) Fridays at 2:15, leaves from Admission Office
  • Summer Saturdays

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

Interviews

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:

  • Weekdays: 9:15, 10:15, 11:15, 1:15, 2:15, 3:15.

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 begin assigning off-campus interviews after September 1 so if you are unable to make it to campus between now and then, be sure to revisit this page in the fall to learn more about how to request an off-campus interview for Hamilton.

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