ABC (A Better Chance) is a program for academically motivated, educationally underserved young men of a minority background from New York City. They spend their high school years in a communal residence headed by a resident family in a College-owned house on Campus Road.
Hamilton's AXB program is a student-run organization that provides community service in New York State and throughout the southern United States. Students are housed in churches, camps and refugee centers.
Hamilton Reads is a grassroots national campaign that challenges every American to help all our children learn to read, including English Language Learners and students with disabilities. America Reads sparks collaborations between educators, parents, librarians, business people, senior citizens, college students, and community and religious groups.
Let's Get Ready (LGR) expands access to college for low-income high school students. Using college volunteers as tutors, mentors and role models, LGR provides intensive SAT preparation and critical assistance with the college admissions process at no cost to students.
Sidekicks is a mentoring program that pairs students from Hamilton College with children from Clinton Elementary School. Pairs meet for about an hour each week and coordinate meet-ups based on each person's availability.
The Utica Academy of Science tutoring program aims to help facilitate middle school classes and study hall sessions in English and Math. In this program, trained students go to the Utica Academy of Science Charter School and help students with English or Math either in a classroom or study hall setting.