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Visiting Hampshire

A visit to Hampshire is the single most important way to get to know what the College has to offer. Learn what it's really like to live, work, and study at one of America's most outstanding colleges.

Campus Visit Day

Become a Hampshire student for a day. Our classrooms are open for you to investigate, so grab a chair. Pick the brains of current students and faculty across campus to get the inside scoop on Hampshire College. The admissions office hosts information sessions, tours, and a delicious luncheon to supplement the day.

Come imagine what you might be doing with your education and meet the community that joins your journey.

Register online for
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22

Ways to explore Hampshire during your visit:

Tour and Information Sessions

The information session and tour package begins at the admissions office and takes two hours.

Interviews

Interviews are a one-on-one conversation with an admissions counselor or a fourth-year Hampshire student. Interviews are informative as well as evaluative, and can be very helpful to prospective students and to the admissions committee.

Special Events

Be a Hampshire student for a day. Find out about upcoming Preview Days and other special events.

Class Visits

One of the best ways to observe Hampshire's pedagogy in action is to observe a class. A list of classes open for visits will be available in September. We do not have classes during the summer. View Spring 2015 classes.

Spring Overnight Visits

Spring overnight visits are available this spring semester for prospective first-year students who have already been accepted to Hampshire College.

Group Visits

Hampshire welcomes groups of students from high schools or other programs. Groups of six or more require reservations; we kindly request that group visit requests be made at least two weeks in advance.

 

Hours of Operation

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.

 

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Colleges that Change Lives

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.

"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)