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Diversity

Office of Diversity & Inclusion
315-859-4288
315-859-4554 (fax)

Campus Resources

Staff To Know

Amit Taneja, Director of Diversity & Inclusion
Amit Taneja, Director of Diversity & Inclusion
Phyllis Breland, Director of Opportunity Programs
Phyllis Breland, Director of Opportunity Programs
Cameron Feist, Director of Financial Aid
Cameron Feist, Director of Financial Aid
Barbara Britt-Hysell, Coordinator, ESOL
Barbara Britt-Hysell, Coordinator, ESOL
Allen Harrison, Associate Dean of Students for Multicultural Affairs & Accessibility Services
Allen Harrison, Associate Dean of Students for Multicultural Affairs & Accessibility Services
Kimberly Williams, Associate Director, Days-Massolo Center
Kimberly Williams, Associate Director, Days-Massolo Center
Rev. Jeff McArn, College Chaplain
Rev. Jeff McArn, College Chaplain
Laura Lee Smith '11, Asst. Dean of Admissions/ Coordinator of Diversity Recruitment
Laura Lee Smith '11, Asst. Dean of Admissions/ Coordinator of Diversity Recruitment
Stephanie Guzman, Graduate Assistant, Days-Massolo Center
Stephanie Guzman, Graduate Assistant, Days-Massolo Center
LaurieAnn M. Russell, Director, Affinity Programs and Associate Director, Alumni Relations<br />Photo: Nancy L. Ford
LaurieAnn M. Russell, Director, Affinity Programs and Associate Director, Alumni Relations

Offices & Services

Following is a sample of campus offices and programs dedicated to advancing the College's commitment to inclusiveness:

Days-Massolo Center

The Days-Massolo Center promotes diversity awareness and fosters dialogue across difference on campus.

Opportunity Programs

The mission of Opportunity Programs is to provide students with tailored personal and academic support that will help them build lifelong habits and skills.

Accessibility Services

Hamilton College is committed to providing equal opportunity and access to qualified students with disabilities and offers numerous support services.

International Student Services

International students from 40 countries are welcomed at Hamilton as in integral part of the community. The Dean of Students office assists international students in in a variety of ways.

First Generation Students

Beginning with the President, Hamilton has more than 300 members of the faculty, staff and student body who were the first in their families to attend college.

Peer Mentoring Project (MP2)

MP2 facilitates relationships among first-year international, first-generation (first in the family to attend college) and historically underrepresented students and experienced student mentors.

Student Emergency Aid Society (SEAS)

SEAS supports emergency and/or exceptional needs for students whose financial barriers are extraordinary.

Financial Aid

Hamilton is a “school of opportunity” with need-blind admission decisions. If you qualify for financial assistance and are admitted to Hamilton, we will meet your full demonstrated financial need for all four years.

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Posse Scholars Program

The Posse Scholars Program identifies public high school students with extraordinary academic and leadership potential who may be overlooked by traditional college selection processes.

Student Organizations & Groups

Multicultural Organizations

A variety of multicultural student groups celebrate the many cultures & ethnicities that are part of the Hamilton community.

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Gender & Sexuality

The Womyn's Center and the LGBTQ Resource Center work collaboratively to provide programs and services around gender and sexuality.

Faith & Spirituality

The Chaplaincy serves students from all faith backgrounds and traditions through variety of weekly events, celebrations, and annual traditions.

Prospective Students

The following programs and services are dedicated to support students considering Hamilton College.

Hamilton American-Chinese Exchange - Make Your Own Spring event

Diversity Overnight Program

The Hamilton College Diversity Overnight Program is an opportunity for current seniors who self-identify as diverse to visit campus and experience life on the Hill.

International Student Services

At Hamilton we embrace different cultures and welcome students from more than 45 countries. Approximately 10% of our financial aid supports international students who comprise about 5% of our student body.

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Home Schooled Students

Home schoolers have been part of our community for many years, and we recognize the particular assets they bring to college life: initiative, independence, and a penchant for learning creatively.

Alumni Resources

Multicultural Alumni Relations Committee
Spectrum LGBTQA Alumni Group

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