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Application & Payment Information

Dates of Awakening:
Saturday, August 22 -Thursday, August 27, 2015. Welcome Weekend begins for all first year students on Thursday, August 27, 2015.

Registration Information:
Complete the Awakening application, including the required medical form. To download these documents, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download a free copy.

The fee to participate in Awakening is $550.00. After receiving your deposit, the remaining balance will appear on your first Hartwick bill.

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Please send your $100 deposit AND completed application AND medical forms to the Director of Awakening, Attn: Director of Awakening, Hartwick College, P.O. Box 4020, Oneonta, NY 13820.

Application Deadline:

July 10th

Cancellation Policy:

  • If you cancel before June 15th, your $100 deposit will be refunded.
  • If you cancel between June 15th - July 1st, there will be no refund of your deposit.
  • If you cancel after July 1st, there will be no refund of your deposit and a drop fee of $50 will be assessed.
  • If you withdraw after beginning the program, refunds on the balance will be made only for serious health reasons.

Limited to 60 students on a first-come, first-served basis.

Before You Register:

  • All Awakeners should plan to attend a spring/summer New Student Orientation Program.
  • If you plan to be on an athletic team, check with your coach about possible conflicts between Awakening and pre-season activities.

Contact Information:
For more information, call the Director of Awakening at 607-431-4547 or e-mail awakening@hartwick.edu