It all starts with a visit.

Visit Hampshire

Hampshire College Students Working in a Science Lab

Plan and Personalize your Campus Visit

Thank you for your interest in visiting Hampshire College. This year, Hampshire has begun the process of exploring options for a sustainable and impactful future. As we set off on this next great experiment, we're pausing our regular visit program for prospective students. If you are an accepted fall 2019 student, contact our visit experience manager, Madeline Benjamin, at to schedule a visit. Stay tuned as we imagine the next iteration of Hampshire College!

Campus Tour/Interview

  • Info session on the academic program (45 minutes)
  • Campus tour led by a current student (75 minutes)
  • Optional interview with an admissions counselor or Div III student (30 minutes)

Class Visits

Observe Hampshire's pedagogy in action. Get a sense of Hampshire's student culture, meet faculty and students, and better understand our approach to rigorous academics.

Special Events

Depending on the time of year, your on-campus experience could include attending an event such as Div Day or Accepted Students Day.

Spring Overnight Visits

During the spring semester, the admissions office arranges overnight visits for accepted first-year students. You will be matched with a student host and may observe classes, attend an information session, tour the campus, and take part in activities.


The admissions office is open to the public Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST, and for limited hours on select Saturdays.

Location and Parking

The admissions office is located on the first floor of the R.W. Kern Center. Parking is located behind the Robert Crown Center or any lot marked for visitors. Get directions or download a campus map before you arrive.

Area and Accommodations

Updates & Resources
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Hampshire College parents and students as well as alumni and employees can find the most current updates here.
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Take a virtual tour
Faculty mentorship. Animation labs. Living buildings. Explore campus and discover for yourself why Hampshire College is #6 on Forbes' recent list of most entrepreneurial colleges.
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The Pioneer Valley
Western Massachusetts is a cultural mecca of art, music, poetry, and food. Surrounded by the foothills of the Berkshires, it’s the perfect blend of city and country. You may be tempted to stay after graduation.
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Map and Directions
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Admissions Office
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Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002