We look forward to welcoming you to campus in August 2018. Orientation for all new students will begin on Tuesday, August 14.
January Orientation begins on Friday, January 12 and runs through Monday, January 15, 2018. Orientation is required for all new January Admission and transfer students. Check-in and residence hall move-in opens at 8:30 a.m. on January 12, and the first required event for students is at noon the same day.
A full orientation schedule will be available on this page in early October; in the meantime, please don't hesitate to reach out by email or phone with any questions.
I look forward to welcoming you and your family to campus in January!
Director of Orientation and First-Year Programs
Orientation for all new students in the class of 2022 will begin on Tuesday, August 14 and run through Wednesday, August 22, 2018. Residence halls will open on August 14 at 8:30 a.m.
A tentative August Orientation schedule will be available on these pages in late January, but in the meantime, please feel free to browse some of the articles and videos on these pages, and the Orientation Trips pages for more information about Hamilton's required Orientation programming.
Class of 2021
Orientation Trips Offered Diverse Experiences
Optimizing Orientation Trips
Last fall, Chenchen Zhao ’18 took Linear Optimization, a mathematics course with Professor Sally Cockburn. Zhao and Cockburn are designing an integer linear program that places incoming students into orientation groups, with as many as possible getting their top choices.