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Welcome to Virtually Everything ... you need to know from student life!

Each week we’ll share information to help you stay connected to Hamilton — from practical resources to video clips just for fun. Let us know your content ideas, and stay healthy and safe until we see you back on College Hill.

Feedback

In addition to sending congratulations to the Class of 2020, Dean Martinez shares thoughts on creating a campus experience this fall that balances community and safety; and why it's important to connect with each other during the summer.

Celebrating Our Seniors

Commencement

Join us for our virtual ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, May 24. The Soper Merrill Prize will be awarded and there will be remarks by President David Wippman and the class speaker, along with celebratory videos from faculty and staff. 

Resources

Remote Learning Support

To help students navigate remote learning, LITS has created a virtual Student Support Center staffed remotely by LITS students workers — Research Tutors (RTs) and Digital Media Tutors (DMTs) — who are prepared to answer questions ranging from how to use Zoom to how to find electronic resources or accurately cite sources.

The Student Support Center will be available Monday through Thursday from 4:30-8:30 p.m. and Sunday from 12:30 to 8:30 p.m. During these hours, email askus@hamilton.edu or engage with the chat feature on the LITS homepage to communicate directly with a research tutor. If you call 315-859-4735, leave a message and a tutor will reach out promptly via email.

Additionally, students can engage online during these hours with a DMT in a virtual face-to-face meeting using Zoom. You can connect at https://hamilton.zoom.us/j/3889850000.

Feel free to peruse the LITS  “Help With ~ Off-Campus Study Resources” page for updates on general resources. Here you’ll find an online guide that outlines the library’s research services and electronic resources, as well as important resources you may find helpful when studying away from campus.

Zoom to the Career Center

The Career Center is available via Zoom for the following: 

Career Advisor Support
Make a Zoom appointment with your career advisor. Simply log in to Handshake, select “Career Center” from the top menu, and select “Appointments” from the drop-down menu. 

Peer Advisors
Peer advisors are available for résumé, cover letter, and other help. Make an appointment on Handshake.

Connect Team Industry Programs
Attend a virtual Connect Team program. Our team is coordinating with alumni to offer industry-focused panels and other great offerings for students. Check Handshake for the schedule.

Log in to Handshake

Crisis Services Available

Because in-person YWCA campus advocate office hours have been suspended, please call the Oneida County 24/7 crisis hotline at 315-866-4120 or visit ywcamv.org. You also may reach out to our campus advocate, Maria Fruscello, at 315-368-8011 or mfruscello@ywcamv.org. She is available for video chats, calls, or texts. Additionally, the director of community standards, Catherine Berryman, and the assistant director, Dayna Campbell, are available to support you by phone or email.

Resources for the Trans and LGBTQ Community

Stay Current with the DailyChatter

Looking for a way to check in on the news in one place? Want to know what's happening around the world other than the headline-dominating COVID-19 pandemic?

The Levitt Center is partnering with DailyChatter, a non-partisan and independent daily newsletter that provides subscribers with easy-to-read, concise, and wide-ranging summaries of domestic and international news. DailyChatter aims to promote informed and engaged citizenship and foster a more profound understanding of the contexts that shape world events.

Sign up for your free subscription — the newsletter will start arriving the next weekday morning.

 

Virtual Backgrounds

Virtual Backgrounds


Customize your Zoom background with a Hamilton image — it's the next best thing to being on campus!

Virtual Events

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