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Special Events

You're invited! Come learn what sets Hampshire apart from other colleges.

Div Days

Div Days logoWhat's a Div, you ask? Divs refer to our Divisional system, the three-stage structure for your four years at Hampshire. If that sounds a little off the beaten path, just wait until you get to campus.

This is a true campus visit. You'll sit in on our discussion-based classes, hear the groundbreaking work our students and faculty are doing, and get an academic overview from the pros in admissions. There's also time for interviews, campus tours, and even a visit to our 150-acre farm. Be sure to say hi to Austin the llama!

Fall 2016 Div Days:

  • Tuesday, September 27
  • Wednesday, October 5
  • Thursday, October 13
  • Monday, October 17
  • Tuesday, October 25
  • Wednesday, November 2
  • Thursday, November 10
  • Monday, November 14

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Fall Open House

Saturday, October 22

Join us in collaboration with our Friends and Family Weekend! In addition to our information session, tour, and interview opportunities, we invite you to experience campus through special student panels and our annual Farm Festival. Be prepared to discover Hampshire over a cup of apple cider.

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Can't make it to one of our events?

We offer information sessions and tours weekdays at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. and during select Saturdays.

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#1 College Town

Yes, we love it here, but don't just take our word for it: Amherst was recently voted as one of the "best college towns" by two independent surveys.

"There are two reasons why Hampshire graduates achieve so much. One is the kind of person the college attracts. The other is what the college does for them by equipping them to become their own wide-ranging explorers and connection-seekers."

Loren Pope, Colleges that Change Lives (2006)

Hampshire College is a member of Colleges that Change Lives, a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and support of a student-centered college search process.

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