Orientation for all new first-year and transfer students begins on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. Residence hall move-in will take place on August 14 beginning at 8:30 a.m. View the tentative 2018 New Student Orientation schedule.
Welcome to Hamilton! Start off by picking up your orientation booklet and residence hall keys in the Sadove Student Center. Orientation Leaders (OLs) will be available to greet students and family members and answer questions.
Stop by to learn about on-campus services and local vendors, and to meet some of the staff you will interact with during your time at Hamilton. Representatives from the Career Center, Campus Safety, Dining Services, Student Employment, Student Accounts, HillCard Services, local banks, Clinton Merchants, and more will be available.
President David Wippman, Dean of Faculty Suzanne Keen, Dean of Admission Peaches Valdes, and Dean of Students Terry Martinez will welcome you to Hamilton College. Enjoy lunch with our Orientation and Division of Student Life staff, and other parents and students.
Vice President and Dean of Students Terry Martinez and other members of the Division of Student Life will share information about the student experience and resources at Hamilton.
Visit the Board of Trustees Room to sign the historic College Register. President David Wippman, Dean of Faculty Suzanne Keen, Dean of Admission Peaches Valdes, and Dean of Students Terry Martinez will greet new students during this annual tradition.
Join representatives from the Division of Student Life, Parent Programs, and Office of Alumni Relations for light refreshments and conversation before you head home. Find us at the Beinecke Events Barn Lobby.
Tara McKee, Associate Dean of Students for Academics and Associate Professor of Psychology, and student members of the Honor Court will discuss Hamilton's Honor Code, academic integrity at Hamilton, and the advising process.
Meet up with your orientation leaders and other new students for snacks, introductions, and a few games.
From orientation, to your residence hall, to the classroom, and student organizations, at Hamilton you will meet and have opportunities to engage with people who are different from you. In this session, facilitators will lead a discussion and activities on understanding ourselves, our differences and similarities, and opportunities for being an active ...
Join your orientation leaders, groups, and leaders from Hamilton's Alternative Break program for dinner!
This presentation aims to equip you with knowledge of Hamilton's student life resources to inform your choices and support your hopes for an ideal Hamilton experience. Presentations by Director of the Counseling Center David Walden and Title IX Prevention and Education Coordinator Cori Smith.
Student organizations will be tabling to share information, giveaways, and recruit new members. Stop by for free refreshments and opportunities to get involved or try a new activity this spring!