It all starts with a visit.

Visit Hampshire

Hampshire College Students Working in a Science Lab

Start Your Journey.

A campus visit is the single most important way to get to know what Hampshire has to offer. Experience first-hand what it's like to live, learn, and work at a college that truly is unlike any other.

Planning your visit

There are many ways to personalize your campus experience, either through the admissions office or on your own. The admissions office is open to the public Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Eastern time), and for limited hours on select Saturdays.

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.

Our office will be offering information sessions and tours during the spring through Saturday, May 5, 2018. Summer visits begin on Monday, June 4, 2018.

Looking for a place to stay? Check out local accommodations list for Hampshire-approved recommendations.


Campus Tours


Class Visits

Special Events

Hampshire is a top producer of Fulbright Scholars

2016-17 Fulbright top producer badge


The U.S. State Department and the Chronicle of Higher Education have named Hampshire College a top producer of Fulbright Scholars for 2016-17. Hampshire is one of 11 bachelor’s institutions to receive the designation this year.



"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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