Burning Questions. Bold Solutions.

Our collaborative approach to learning allows us to urgently tackle our world's most complex challenges. At Hampshire, you're guided by esteemed and expert faculty members as you pursue your individual questions, generate original research, and prepare to make lasting impact.

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Abby Fussell S23 Explores Gender Studies, Sex Education, and Representation

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Zukiswa Mhlongo F22 Reflects on Her Experience at the Summer "Super 8 Filmmaking" Program in Paris

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Sean Song 19F Collaboratively Designs RPG Video Game

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Hampshire Changemakers

Hampshire College prepares you comprehensively for the world. And the world looks to our graduates for leadership in hundreds of fields.

Lupita Nyong'o

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Oscar-winning actress of 12 Years a Slave, model, and writer

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Jon Krakauer

Jon Krakauer 72F

Mountaineer and bestselling author of Under the Banner of Heaven

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Hampshire College alum Ian Spalter

Ian Spalter 94F

Tech and design pro, currently head of Instagram Japan

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Rhys Ernst

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Filmmaker and coproducer of Amazon's Golden Globe-winning show Transparent

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Covid-19 Information

We will continue to monitor and respond to the most up-to-date CDC guidance, health data in Hampshire and surrounding counties, as well as any changes in state or local public health regulations, and adjust campus policy accordingly. Hampshire College remains committed to providing a vibrant, fully in-person educational and social experience to our new and returning students.

Latest News and Events

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Film and Video Professor Magda Bermudez 10F Encourages Student to Examine Media and Power

“It’s vital for students to critically reflect on the ways systems of power are inscribed formally in the media they encounter,” Bermudez says. “I’m dedicated to creating courses in which students cultivate their unique cinematic vision and critically engage with the mechanisms behind our media industry toward the development of their own media ethic.”

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Hampshire College’s Semester Unbound Creates Campus Climate Action Plan

As part of Hampshire’s recent curricular evolution, which further dissolved the already porous boundaries relating to disciplinary thinking in the College’s academics, a new kind of course, the Semester Unbound, was born. The course, unlike any form of study Hampshire has offered, before gives students the opportunity to tackle a real-world problem from a multitude of angles.

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Lorna Hunt

Lorna Hunt Named Chief Information Officer

Hampshire is pleased to announce the appointment of Lorna Hunt, an information technology executive with more than 25 years’ experience in higher education, as chief information officer, a new role at the College. Hunt will report directly to President Ed Wingenbach while serving as the liaison between Hampshire and Ellucian, the College’s IT managed services partner.

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Nondiscrimination Statement

Hampshire College does not discriminate in admission, employment, or administration of the rights, privileges, programs, and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, national origin, mental or physical disability, political belief or affiliation, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression or genetic information, or any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local law.