August 30, 2013
Family Orientation is an optional, in-depth series of workshops, panels, and informational events designed to give families a deeper understanding of Hampshire College and its resources.
Family Orientation includes:
The Family Orientation Fee ($40 per person until August 1 or $55 after August 1) helps offset basic costs of catering and materials. There is no need to pay for your student, as your student will be participating in New Student Orientation. Please note that the College offers individual fee reduction based on financial need; contact Lindsay at 413.559.5701 before August 1.
8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
9:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
If you have further questions about Family Orientation, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 413.559.5701.
"Wonderful! My husband and I drove away from Hampshire Friday even secure that our son would have not only an amazing academic opportunity but would have strong accessible support for all aspects of student life. The sense of community was evident throughout. Thank you!"
"The fact that Hampshire College hosted a family orientation at all was another example of the college setting a higher standard than the norm. Thank you for helping us feel welcome to stay more than a few hours beyond what was needed for move-in. We thoroughly enjoyed spending two days on campus."
"I felt lots of enthusiasm and friendly, warm welcoming and received useful information."
"This was a great experience. At my other son's college, the orientation was all about the students, with no attempt to answer questions or establish lines of communication with the parents. You did a wonderful job of making families feel welcomed to the community."
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