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Orientation Leaders prepare to meet the members of the Class of 2018.
Welcome to the Class of 2018!

Members of Hamilton’s class of 2018 arrive on campus to begin New Student Orientation on Saturday, Aug. 23. More than 280 first-year students took part in pre-orientation programs Adirondack Adventure, Outreach Adventure and the new eXploration Adventure and returned to campus on Friday. The remaining members of the class will arrive and move in for New Student Orientation, which begins on Saturday, Aug. 23.  More ...

Members of the Class of 2017 play games with children at the Neighborhood Center in Utica as part of Hamilton Serves.
6th Annual Hamilton Serves Joins Students With Community

The sixth annual Hamilton Serves took place on Wednesday, Aug. 28, with all 492 members of the Class of 2017 and new transfer students going out to volunteer at 57 community organizations. Hamilton Serves began as an Orientation activity in 2008 with the class of 2012.  More ...

Orientation leaders welcome the Class of 2017
Welcome Class of ’17

Members of Hamilton’s class of 2017 arrive on campus on Friday, Aug. 23. More than 360 first-year students took part in pre-orientation programs Adirondack Adventure and Outreach Adventure. The remaining members of the class will arrive and move in for New Student Orientation, which begins on Saturday, Aug. 24.  More ...

Ed Reed '13 explains the orientation schedule to Cameron Dunne '16 while new students sign-in at the Sadove Student Center.
Hamilton Welcomes January Admits,Transfers

Forty-eight members of the class of ’16 as well as six transfer students arrived on the Hill on Jan. 17 to register, move in and matriculate at Hamilton.  The College offers January admission to about 35-45 students per year to fill vacancies created by students on leave and studying abroad.  More ...

Rachel Pollan '16 makes her bed as Charlotte Beers '16 straightens up in their North Hall room on Aug. 25.
Hamilton Class of '16 Settles In

They’ve moved in to their residence halls, completed  Outreach Adventure and Adirondack Adventure pre-orientation and bid farewell to mom and dad.  Now Orientation for members of the Class of ’16 is in full swing, with advising meetings, discussions of this year’s common reading, and social activities filling their days.  Here’s a look at what Hamilton’s newest community members have been up to since they arrived.  More ...

Carnegie awaits the arrival of students.
Hamilton's 200th Year Begins

Hamilton begins its Bicentennial Year this week and the campus is already bustling. First-year students have arrived and Orientation is under way.  More ...

Hamilton's Class of 2014 begins orientation on Aug. 21.
Hamilton College Welcomes the Class of 2014
Orientation begins on Saturday, Aug. 21, for members of the Class of 2014. After move-in, President Joan Hinde Stewart will welcome the class and their families at 1:30 p.m. in Wellin Hall. Opening ceremonies for students begin at 3:30 p.m., and a first-year block party will take place at 6 p.m. on Dunham Quad. Various orientation activities will take place each day until classes begin on Thursday, Aug. 26. More ...
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