• Hartwick surfer during Octoberfest
  • new student roommates
  • Hartwick first year students during Oozfest
  • Hartwick first year students during Oozfest

Orientation Goals

During New Student Orientation you will take your first steps as a Hartwick student!  

As a result of attending New Student Orientation, students will:

  • Be introduced to the campus resources, programs and services available to support student success, particularly during the first-year transition.
  • Understand the purpose of academic advisement and course selection.
  • Become familiar with the campus environment.
  • Connect with faculty, staff and students on campus.

As a result of attending New Student Orientation, families will:

  • Be introduced to the campus resources, programs and services available to support student success, particularly during the first-year transition.
  • Become familiar with the campus environment.
  • Connect with faculty, staff and students on campus.
Lauren O'Brien '16

Lauren O'Brien '16

Hartwick's open, accepting, and diverse community will help you become the person you want to be.

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