Hamilton’s orientation programs help you transition to the College community while meeting new friends and learning about opportunities to get involved in service, outdoor adventures or the rich culture surrounding College Hill during your Hamilton years.

January Orientation

Orientation for all January admits and new transfer students begins Friday, January 18, 2019.  Orientation check-in and residence hall move-in will be open from 8:30 a.m. through noon on January 18th.  Required programming for new students begins with a noon lunch and welcome address, which all family members are invited to attend.  A full schedule will be available on this page in early December, so please check back for more information.

 If you have questions about January Orientation, please contact Tessa Chefalo, Director of Orientation, at tchefalo@hamilton.edu or by phone at 315-859-4846.  We look forward to welcoming you to the Hill!


We interview our newest students amid all the energy and activity of Move-in Day on the Hill. Welcome, #hamilton2022!!

Contact Information

Tessa Chefalo

Director of Orientation and First-Year Programs
315-859-4846 tchefalo@hamilton.edu
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