• New Hartwick students sign College flag before Convocation
  • Hartwick new students during Awakening
  • New students during Opening Convocation
  • 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.
Matt Stearns '16

Matt Stearns '16

Hartwick is amazing, because we keep asking "Why?" We keep delving deeper and we keep finding answers.

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