I am pleased to welcome your family to the Hamilton family! As the parent of a Hamilton student, you will be an important part of this community, and we in the Dean of Students office hope to forge the best possible partnership with you in order to make the next four years a success for your child. Sending a son or daughter off to college for the first time is an important milestone and often bittersweet. We want to work with you to ease that transition. More ...
Learn more about orientation and orientation adventure trips.
The First-Year Experience (FYE) is all about creating opportunities for first-year students to feel connected to Hamilton from the moment they arrive on campus. A number of FYE core sessions are being planned by the FYE leaders on topics such as wellness, the honor code, diversity and difference, sexual assault and alcohol, and time management.
Academic advising at Hamilton helps students make responsible, informed decisions about their intellectual development. Working with a faculty advisor, students craft an educational plan reflecting their particular interests and abilities, and the College’s purposes and goals.