• Advise

    Our community of advisors will mentor you throughout your time on College Hill.

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  • Learn

    Academic resource centers will help you hone skills you’ll need during and after college.

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  • EXperience

    Hands-on learning opportunities will deepen your understanding of your classes and the world.

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Hamilton invests in your success by providing you with three advisors: a faculty advisor, a career advisor, and an ALEX advisor. Throughout your years at Hamilton, you’ll meet more members of our ALEX community who will join them in mentoring and celebrating you.
  • ALEX Advisor iconALEX Advisors
    Your first point of contact for many questions, your ALEX advisor will introduce you to the resources, services, and programs that will support you throughout your four years
  • student fellowship advising iconFellowship Advising
    Hamilton’s student fellowships coordinator will guide you through the application process for undergraduate and postgraduate study, travel, research, and independent projects
  • health professions advising iconHealth Professions Advising
    The health professions advisor can provide you with information and guidance in preparation in postgraduate study in medicine, dentistry, or another health profession
  • Opportunity Programs iconOpportunity Programs
    Resources include academic counseling, personal support, and tutoring services


You will have access to a wide range of supportive on-campus resources and people as you explore your passions through the open curriculum and Hamilton’s rigorous academic program.
  • language center iconLanguage Center
    Supports language learning by providing learning strategies, peer tutoring, and technology-based resources
  • oral communication center iconOral Communication Center
    Individual and group consultations, workshops, and speaking competitions designed to sharpen oral communication across the curriculum
  • quantitative & symbolic reasoning center iconQuantitative & Symbolic Reasoning Center
    Drop-in, group, and individual tutoring services for introductory courses that meet Hamilton’s QSR requirement
  • writing center iconWriting Center
    Resources and individual writing conferences that help students become better writers at every level and in every discipline
In addition to ALEX, Hamilton has a variety of additional resources for students.


Take what you learn and put it into practice through our many programs and opportunities that are designed to help you enhance your knowledge and skills.
  • community outreach and opportunity project iconCommunity Outreach & Opportunity Project (COOP)
    The COOP sponsors community service opportunities, connecting Hamilton students with non-profit agencies in the Mohawk Valley and beyond
  • faculty-led experiential learning iconFaculty-Led Experiential Learning Taking what you learn in the classroom and applying it to real-world setting enhances your skills and helps guide the path you’ll choose after graduation
  • off-campus study iconGlobal Learning
    Our international and domestic off-campus study programs will provide you with new perspectives and new ways to challenge yourself. About two-thirds of our students study off campus before graduating
  • levitt public center iconLevitt Public Affairs Center
    A resource for students interested in developing the knowledge and skills needed to understand and address persistent social problems in innovative, effective, and ethical ways
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Using Compass

Compass is a digital platform that serves as your one-stop shop to connect with the people and resources in your success network and “raise your hand” if you need help. Faculty and staff can provide you with direct feedback in the form of kudos, flags, and messages, and refer you to support services as needed.


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KinHo Chan

Dean of Engaged Education

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