• Hartwick surfer during Octoberfest
  • Hartwick new students
  • Hartwick first year students during Oozfest
  • Hartwick family at Pine Lake during Family Weekend

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.
Julie Opdyke '15

Julie Opdyke '15

My professors show me that everything in life -- past, present, and future -- is interconnected.

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