Your first stop should be family weekend registration in the Kirner-Johnson building.
Registration hours are as follows:
|Thursday:||3 – 8 p.m.|
|Friday:||8 a.m. – 8 p.m.|
|Saturday:||7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.|
Syracuse airport is the closest airport to campus, about a 45 minutes drive from the College. Albany airport is another option, located about 90 minutes east of Hamilton.
An Amtrak station is located in Utica, only a twenty minute drive from campus. Trains arrive daily from cities such as New York City, Chicago, Cleveland, Buffalo, Albany, Rochester, and Toronto.
For your convenience, Hamilton College has booked blocks of rooms at neighboring hotels. Please make your lodging plans early as hotel space is limited.
Saturday breakfast is complementary for all visiting family members. These meal tickets will be given during registration. Lunch and dinner are not included. Dining halls will be open to family members at all other meal times for a set price of $6.50 for lunch and $8.50 for dinner.
To avoid the hassle and enjoy a fun and casual dinner with other Hamilton families, a buffet dinner will be offered at two locations: Daniele's Banquent, 8360 Seneca Turnpike, New Hartford, NY (9 minute drive) or Skenandoa Club, 7105 Norton Ave, Clinton, NY
(3 minute drive). Pre-registration is requested, as space is limited. ($35.00 per adult, children 10 and under are free)
If you would prefer to eat out, there are several restaurants in the area that we recommend.
Facilities are open to all visiting family members.
Printed brochures with the schedule will be available at the registration desk in the Kirner-Johnson building and can be found at various locations around campus.
Average temperatures for late October are usually in the mid to high 50’s with a low in the 40’s. A sweater or jacket is recommended!
If you have any questions during family weekend, staff can be reached from an on-campus phone by calling extension 4657; or 315-859-4657 or 866-729-0314.