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Academic and Student Life Support Services

Spring 2021


Hours: Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Contacts: Jessica C. Neal, College Archivist: jneal@hampshire.edu.
How we can help: The archives staff is available for remote research consultations, consultations about donating or transferring records to the archives including general institutional records, 50th anniversary donations, and Div III submissions, to which we strongly encourage submission via our Compass platform. Also, the staff can answer questions about reproduction support. Appointments are available by contacting archives@hampshire.edu. Hampshire Archives research requests can be made directly to Archivist Jes Neal jneal@hampshire.edu.

Campus Leadership and Activities (CLA)

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Remote and in-person services. Pleas email to set up an appointment.

How we can help: Campus Leadership and Activities staff can answer questions about student groups, HampEngage, the student group recognition process, campus resources, and assist students in planning programs and events.  We also have resources available for student group signers such as art and craft supplies, poster making materials, a button maker, and the ability to print student group meeting and event posters.


Contact: Greg Narleski, ganSA@hampshire.edu or submit a student of concern report
How we can help: The Concern, Assessment, Response, and Evaluation (CARE) team is a student-focused resource group comprised of staff from the Dean of Students Office, Residence Life, Academic Support, Campus Safety, Counseling Services, and the Office of Accessibility Resource Services whose goal is to support all students through challenges they may experience during their time at Hampshire. Many supports are available, and the CARE Team coordinates response and outreach to empower each student to navigate resources and assist in a plan for their success. If you have a student needing support or not in communication, please contact us.

Career Options Resource Center (CORC)

Contacts: Carin Rank: crank@hampshire.edu and Sharón Friedner: syfOO@hampshire.edu or corc@hampshire.edu.
Remote appointments are available via phone or Zoom. Use the online scheduler found on the CORC homepage. Click the big yellow “Schedule an Appointment” button.
How we can help: Information about Cover Letters / Resumes / Job and Internship Links / Personal Statements / Grad School / Networking & Alumni Connections. If you need personal assistance, either email us at corc@hampshire.edu or schedule an appointment.

Center For Feminisms

Hours: Tuesday–Friday, noon–7 p.m.
Emily Rimmer, erSA@hampshire.edu
How we can help: This semester, the center is open so that folks can access the gender affirming clothing swap and free menstrual supplies. Folks can reach out for one on one appointments. Updated events and resources can be found on our Facebook groups on the Hampshire College intranet and on our email list. This semester we will be offering a Survivors Circle, a virtual survivor-centered space.

Survivors Circle at Hampshire

This is a drop-in, survivor-centered space to foster healing, support, and community.
Friday afternoons; email Emily Rimmer for more information

Virtual Office Hours: email Emily Rimmer to set up an appointment

Central Records (Registrar)

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Contacts: Rachael Graham and Hannah Mazzarino at centralrecords@hampshire.edu
How we can help: General information and support using TheHub / Academic Records / Address Changes / Enrollment Certification / Course Registration / Divisional Status Questions

Ordering Transcripts and other information on transcript preparation. Contact: Isabelle Tremblay transcripts@hampshire.edu

Center for Academic Support and Advising (CASA)

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Contacts:  Zena Clift; Ernie Alleva; Monsita Moorehead; Ally Senecal: advising@hampshire.edu or 413. 559.5498
How we can help: Questions about academic procedures and policies; help with finding advisors and committee members; concerns about academic progress.

Community Commons (CoCo)

Hours: Monday–Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. via email or Zoom / other times by appointment.
Amy Dryansky: cbd@hampshire.edu or 413.559.5730
Virtual Office Hours: Wednesdays 3–5 p.m. / email for a link

Beth Mattison: emattison@hampshire.edu or 413.559.5613
Email questions or to set up an appointment / also schedule appointments via my maison

How we can help: The Community Commons (CoCo) is a collaboration, a path, and a place. CoCo Convos and the CoCo/CBD student group are currently planning remote sessions. Please check your email and the Daily Digest for the schedule. Collaborating programs will continue to join the CoCo.

  • CoCo Conversations: a weekly conversation circle on various topics open to all students; 

  • Grants: funding and grant writing assistance for student projects, research and internships; 

  • CoCo/CBD Student Group: a friendly weekly discussion group for all students interested in exploring ideas around identity & wellness, and sharing their Divisional work in those areas.

  • Group and individual advising, trainings, skill-shares, research support, troubleshooting, and strategizing about student academic paths at Hampshire;
  • Advising/training around Community Engagement (CE), activism/movement work, social justice community partnership projects/research, CEL 1 and 2

Community Engagement (CEL-1 and CEL-2)

Hours: Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Contact: Mary Bombardier, mbombardier@hampshire.edu
Email to questions or to set up an appointment.
Remote Services: Checking-in to hear how you’re doing, advising CEL1&2, integrating community projects with your academic work, social justice community partnerships, Community Commons (CoCo) events, projects, research, grants, and training.

Dean of Faculty Office

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Contacts: Yaniris Fernandez: ymfPR@hampshire.edu and Jackie Jeffery: jmjDO@hampshire.edu
How we can help: Provide support and advice either by phone or remotely on Zoom. Jackie and Yaniris are both available virtually. If you call the main line at 413.559.5378, phone calls will be forwarded to emails, and we will respond in a timely manner. 

Ethics and the Common Good (ECG)

Hours: Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Contacts: Teal Van Dyck: tvdDO@hampshire.edu and Javiera Benavente: jbDO@hampshire.edu
Please email us to schedule an appointment.
How we can help: Ethics and the Common Good cultivates collaborative, ethical leaders who reflectively engage in creating more a just and resilient world.

We offer: 

  • Workshops, training and leadership development opportunities that support our collective capacity to reflectively engage in creating just, resilient, interdependent and accountable communities.
  • Common Good Events & Community Scholar Practitioner residencies with people working in a wide range of fields and contexts to share what they are learning about the common good and the best means of pursuing it.
  • Grant funding for student project grants and internships that advance ECG’s mission, goals and values.
  • Transdisciplinary courses that equip students to engage critically with contemporary ethical issues and questions that are relevant to our times, our lives, and our shared horizons.
  • Group and one-on-one advising on a range of topics including relational organizing, collaborative leadership, facilitation and group process, collective care, project development and implementation, internships, and divisional work.
  • Community Partnerships with local and national organizations including Pioneer Valley Worker Center, Double Edge Theatre, HowlRound Theatre Commons and PeoplesHub.


Hours: Monday–Friday | 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Contact: gallery@hampshire.edu

We are available to support students with the following: 

  • Brainstorming online/virtual exhibition ideas
  • Talking through ways to complete Div III art projects without an in-person exhibition 
  • Guidance around documenting artwork
  • Artist statement feedback and support

Global Education Office (GEO)

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Contacts: General email: geo@hampshire.edu, Katie Irwin: kirwin@hampshire.edu
How we can help:  Provide advising and support for students currently abroad, those planning to study abroad in the fall or beyond, as well as international students needing visa advice, OPT applications, and taxes. Katie is available for virtual advising sessions Monday through Friday. To schedule an appointment, go to maison.io or email kirwin@hampshire.edu

Office of Accessibility Resources and Services (OARS)

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Contacts: Madeline Peters and Cat/Milo Bezark; oars@hampshire.edu or 413.559.5423
How we can help: Questions and concerns about accommodations, negotiate implementation with professors

Institutional Diversity and Inclusion (IDI)

Contact: Co-Dean of IDI Amy Jordan: ajordan@hampshire.edu, Co-Dean of IDI Roosbelinda Cardenas: rcardenas@hampshire.edu, Asst. Dean of IDI Karina Fernandez: kafCS@hampshire.edu
How we can help: Our office engages the entire Hampshire College community in developing and implementing an anti-racist plan. We address issues of bias, inclusion and diversity in the curriculum, community education, classroom, social and housing environments.
Please email at any time with an expected response within 24 hours.

Lebrón Wiggins Pran Cultural Center (CC)

Virtual Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 5-7 p.m.
culturalcenter@hampshire.edu; Maria Cartagena, mcartagena@hampshire.edu
How we can help: On-going resource for SOURCE students including one-on-one support, identity-based programming planning, advising SOURCE groups, facilitation of circle practices. Contact Maria Cartagena for specific times of virtual check-ins.    

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New Student Experience

Contact: Zauyah Waite, zwaite@hampshire.edu. Email to schedule a remote appointment.
How can we help: New student experience is dedicated to helping you make the most of your first year at Hampshire. We connect new first year and transfer students to resources and support services and offer opportunities for connecting to academic and co-curricular opportunities. Stay in the loop with the NewToHamp newsletter, follow us on Instagram to learn more, and send questions to  newtohamp@hampshire.edu

Outdoor Programs, Recreation, and Athletics

Contacts: Brad King, bking@hampshire.edu or Amanda Surgen, asurgen@hampshire.edu with questions or to schedule a video/phone call.
How can we help: Providing guidance and resources on strategies to create and maintain healthy living habits which support physical, social, and emotional wellness. Direct students to scheduled programming and recreation resources designed to help them thrive throughout this challenging time. Field remote programming requests/suggestions from students.

Quantitative Skills

Faculty and TAs teaching courses that include quantitative skills development continue to be a resource for students. Please contact your professors or TAs if you need assistance.

Queer Community Alliance Center

Contact: Emily Rimmer at erSA@hampshire.edu
How we can help: Supporting LGBTQIA+ students. Folks can reach out for one on one appointments. Updated events and resources can be found on our Facebook groups on the Hampshire College intranet and on our email list. This semester we will begin planning for the 12th Annual Five Queer Gender and Sexuality Conference. Fall 2020, LGBTQIA+ Five College Virtual Lounge on Discord.

Virtual Office Hours: email Emily Rimmer to set up an appointment

Residence Life & Housing

Hours: Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. (closed noon -1p.m.) and/or other hours by appointment
Contact: housing@hampshire.edu

Director Matt Lewis mwlSA@hampshire.edu
Assistant Director John Wildman jmwSA@hampshire.edu
Greenwich/Enfield Area Coordinator Will Syldor-Severino wasSA@hampshire.edu
Dakin Residence Director Arielle Wortzel awSA@hampshire.edu
Merrill/Prescott Residence Director Taylor Donahue tdSA@hampshire.edu

The Residence Life & Housing Office strives to create residential environments that are the most conducive to learning for each individual student. We also facilitate a process for students to form their own living communities, based on their living habits, commitment to a substance-free lifestyle, common learning goals, social identities, or medical needs.

Residence Life & Housing assigns all new student rooms and manages all students' housing assignments throughout their enrollment at Hampshire College. The office handles all residential repair requests; keeps track of keys; helps monitor the health and safety of the residences; and keeps students informed of important dates and events related to housing.
Residence Life is committed to supporting a thriving Identity Based Housing Program that supports students with social identities that have been historically marginalized. Through this we strive to counter systemic oppression by fostering inclusive, socially just communities. For questions about this program, please contact Will Syldor-Severino (wasSA@hampshire.edu).

We strive to provide ample ways for students to engage with one another and develop a supportive community in residence. As part of that, we have created a comprehensive semester-long community event calendar that can be found on our HampEngage page.

Important Housing Dates and Deadlines to know.

Spiritual Life

Hours: Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Remote and in person services, please email to set up an appointment.
Contacts: Janine Knight, jrkSA@hampshire.edu, Muslim/Hindu advisor Syma Sheikh, ssSLC@hampshire.edu
How can we help: Provide one-on-one confidential conversations; support religious/spiritual students for their practices and accommodations; offer spiritual wellness programs and religious diversity training.

Student Rights and Responsibilities

Contact: Greg Narleski, ganSA@hampshire.edu
How we can help: Our goal is to help and encourage students to be successful, both socially and academically; this includes providing the tools for students to make informed decisions. The conduct process and sanctions for violation of the norms for community living and policies are designed to guide student behavior and to balance the rights of the individual with that of the health and safety of the community. Need to report an incident?

Title IX

Contacts: Greg Narleski, ganSA@hampshire.edu; Amanda Surgen, asurgen@hampshire.edu
How we can help: We are here to support students and employees in regards to Title IX, which encompasses a broad range of behavior including sexual assault, sexual exploitation, and sexual or gender-based harassment; relationship violence (also known as dating violence, domestic violence, or intimate partner violence); stalking; complicity; and retaliation. The office has many supports available. Need to report an incident?

Wellness Center

Contact: Voula O'Grady, vosa@hampshire.edu
Sign up for a remote chat/appointment: maison.io/hampshire/voula-ogrady
How can we help: We promote holistic health and wellness in the Hampshire community. Our approach is firmly rooted in harm reduction, and we support wellness in many forms, including social, emotional, physical, spiritual, intellectual, and occupational. Our work is intersectional, and we believe that self-care and community care are both key to building resilience, empowering ourselves and our communities, and fostering collective liberation and healing.

The Wellness Center offers ongoing programs and one-time events throughout the year, and is the primary provider of safer sex supplies on campus. Some subjects the Wellness Center is involved in include: sexual health, substance use, building resilience, stress-management, communication skills, self-care/community care, sleep health, and more. We also partner with many campus offices/programs and student groups and offer support for wellness-related student projects. Join our mailing list, check out our past and upcoming programs on HampEngage, and follow us on Instagram and Facebook for the latest tips, tools, and news.

Writing Program

Hours: anytime during the week, faculty and staff will usually reply within 24 hours
Contacts: Will Ryan, wjrWP@hampshire.edu, Alex Cuellar, aecHA@hampshire.edu, Andrew Byler, andrewbyler00@gmail.com
How we can help: Help with any writing assignments, including Division III projects / Organization of papers / Beginning and ending a paper / Starting writing after relocation / Email first and then Will, Alex, or Andrew will set up a follow-up phone call or Zoom/Skype call (describe your project and indicate your contact preference).

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