Whether you are preparing for your arrival or starting to navigate your Hampshire experience, the new student experience office is dedicated to helping you make the most of your first year. Through new student orientation, special programs, and outreach, our office will keep you informed and connect you with resources to help you make a successful transition to life at Hampshire.
Join us for accepted students day, learn more about new student orientation, stay up to date with required forms and deadlines, and read about new student housing options. Browse our FAQ for incoming students to find answers to your questions, or contact us directly. When you're ready to begin packing for Hampshire, check out our what to bring page to make sure you have all of the essentials!
Do not forget to mark your calendar for orientation! Orientation 2018 starts on Thursday, August 30, and runs until Tuesday, September 4. Make sure your family has family orientation on their calendars, too. Our family orientation is on Friday, August 31.
Get connected! Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to learn more about new initiatives and programs. Check out our events calendar to see what we have planned. Make sure you are regularly checking your Hampshire College email. Learn more about resources that are available to you as a Hampshire student, and get your questions answered.
Send us an email. We'd love to hear from you.
This summer we have been sending out email reminders, updates, and tips to our newest students. The links to the emails are below, with the most recent emails at the top.
Course Preference Due Monday, 6/25 (for first-time college students only)
Find Your People at Hampshire! (for James Baldwin Scholars)
Find Your People at Hampshire College! (for first-time college students)