Amy James is Coordinator of Special Projects and is the Director of the Community Opportunity & Outreach Project (COOP) at Hamilton College which houses our student-led volunteer efforts (HAVOC). Alternative Spring Break (ASB), Urban Service Experience (USE) preorientation program, and other community outreach efforts.

Assistant Director

Mary Phillips ’11 will be available this summer to answer questions and guide your registration and confirmation process and get you prepared through the summer for your USE program.

Trip Leaders

Two well-trained student leaders will guide each USE trip. The following help administer the program.


Contact Name

Tessa Chefalo

Assistant Dean of Students for Student Engagement

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