August 15-23, 2023

Arrival on campus and residence hall move-in will take place between 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. on August 15, 2023*. Hamilton’s Orientation program consists of two parts: our signature Orientation Adventure Trips, and on-campus orientation programming.

*International Student Orientation takes place from August 12-14, 2023.  Students who are participating in ISO should plan to arrive on campus by August 12, and should refer to their email for additional information about ISO.

New January Admission students are encouraged to participate in an August Orientation Adventure Trip, and will have additional on-campus orientation programming when they arrive on campus the following January.  Jans who participate in trips should plan to arrive on campus on August 15, and depart on August 21.  Jans may participate in all programming between August 15-20, and additional Jan and family sessions are offered on August 15 and the morning of August 21.  Please refer to the full orientation schedule for details.

Orientation Schedule


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Tessa Chefalo

Assistant Dean of Students for Student Engagement

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