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Thompson Interviewed on NPR's Here & Now

National Public Radio’s Here & Now news show featured a portion of an interview with Dean of Students Nancy Thompson on August 21 in a segment titled “There Are 3 Ways to Get a College Roommate. Which Is Best?” Thompson discussed Hamilton’s residential life philosophy that learning to live with others is an important part of the residential experience.  More ...

The front entrance of the former Minor Theater.
Former Minor Theater Will be a Suite Place to Live

Fifty-two Hamilton students will have a new home on the Hill when they return for the fall 2015 semester. Conversion of the former Minor Theater to a residence hall is a bit ahead of schedule, with completion expected in mid-July and move-in around Aug. 1, according to project manager Senior Associate Director of Physical Plant Frank Marsicane.  When remodeling is finished the building will house 52 students in 10 suites on three floors.  More ...

A view of the  Minor Theater construction facing south.
Major Progress at Minor Theater

The conversion of Minor Theater to a residence hall is proceeding on schedule with an anticipated August 2015 completion date. When remodeling is finished the building will house 52 students on three floors.  More ...

Gender-Neutral Housing Policy In Place

A new housing policy at Hamilton College allows students of any biological sex, gender identity or expression to live together in the same room on campus.  More ...

Juancho Hurtado '11 cooks up a meal at the Co-op.
Woollcott Co-op Offers Unique Living Option

Hamilton students have the choice of a wide variety of living situations. From dark side suites to spacious Carnegie and South quads to Griffin Road apartments, living options are as diverse as the student body. Of all the many housing options offered at Hamilton, probably the least known about is the Woollcott Cooperative (colloquially referred to as the co-op). In high demand among upperclassmen, the co-op option offers a unique Hamilton living and dining experience.  More ...

Daniel Chambliss
Chicago Tribune Publishes Chambliss Letter
The Chicago Tribune published a letter written by Daniel Chambliss, the Eugene M. Tobin Distinguished Professor of Sociology, in response to a front-page article titled “These dorms major in luxury; Maids, flat-screen TVs -- 'Boomers really want it better for their kids'." Chambliss’ letter focused on his findings that “When college students opt for ‘luxury’ residence halls, they pay much more but actually get far less.” More ...
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