New & Incoming Students

Whether you are preparing for your arrival or starting to navigate your Hampshire experience, the office of new student programs 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.

Recently admitted to Hampshire? 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!

Already here? Get connected! Follow us on Facebook to learn more about new initiatives and programs. Visit our blog for great advice and an overview of programs we offer and check out our events calendar to see what we have planned. Learn more about resources that are available to you as a Hampshire student, and get your questions answered.

Still have questions? Send us an email or come visit us in the dean of students office in the Merrill Student Life Center. We'd love to hear from you.


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Jessica OrtizJessica M. Ortiz
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Hampshire College
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