New and Transfer Students

Recently admitted to Hampshire? Welcome!

the New & Transfer Student Experience

Whether you are preparing for your arrival or starting to navigate your Hampshire experience, the Division of Student Affairs and our partners across campus are dedicated to helping you make the most of your first year. Through the New and Transfer Student Orientation program 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 the New and Transfer Student Orientation program and stay up to date with all your pre-arrival tasks. It’s important to check your Hampshire email daily—maybe even once or twice a day! Learn more about resources that are available to you as a Hampshire student, and get your questions answered.

Still have questions?

Send the Dean of Students an email. We'd love to hear from you!


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New and Transfer Student Orientation Program

The focus of orientation, like academics at Hampshire, is on the small group experience and student-led activities.

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New Student Housing

Hampshire College has been designed as a residential learning community, because our founders knew that many important lessons are learned from peers through lively discussions and late night debates.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to common student questions about forms and registration, arrival, orientation, and more.

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