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Your First Year at Hampshire

It’s your first year at Hampshire, and we don’t want you to miss a thing. Use the following links to get started on your path. Read our newsletter to find out about upcoming dates, deadlines, and other useful information. Follow us on Twitter to learn more about new initiatives and programs. Like us on Facebook to join the conversation about what’s coming up for new students. Visit our blog for great advice and an overview of programs we offer. We want to hear from you. 

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Spring 2014 Dates You Should Know

January 18: New students arrive; orientation begins

January 20: Course add/drop period begins

January 22: Classes begin

February 4: Course add/drop period ends

February 13: Advising Day. Meet with your advisor. No classes.

March 5: Mid-semester self-evaluations due

March 15 - 23: Spring Break. No classes.

April 2: Advising Day. Meet with your advisor. No classes.

April 7: Fall term pre-registration begins

May 2: Last day of classes

May 18: Houses close at 10 a.m.

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Office of New Student Programs
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

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