YEAR 1

GETTING STARTED STARTS HERE

Now that you’ve started your FlightPath journey, it’s time to take the next step. You’ll begin by uncovering your strengths, learning skills that will help you succeed, and creating your plan. You’ll also document your entire experience along the way.

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1st Year Discovery

In January, known here as J Term, first-year Hartwick students visit sites in the U.S. or Canada and engage in a series of location-based learning activities.

clifton strengths assessment

Define your strengths

The CliftonStrengths assessment uncovers what you’re naturally good at, helping you tap into your strengths and find out how to put them into practice.

If you’ve completed your assessment, you can start planning your path with your Guidance Team below. If you haven’t, you can take the assessment now.

21st Century Modules

Learn Critical Skills

In your 21st Century Modules, you’ll develop the skills you need to be competitive in tomorrow’s job market.

Each four-week mini course is designed to prepare you for success after Hartwick, making you flexible and adaptable.

First-Year Seminar

Get a head start

Your First Year Seminar (FYS) is part of your transition to college, and the opening to your FlightPath.

Explore who you are now, where you want to go, and how Hartwick can help. You’ll also dive deep on the Hartwick community, learning about our history and traditions, our people, and the many opportunities you have for connection.

Tools You'll Use

Pathway Planner

Pathway Planner powers your unique FlightPath, helping you choose a destination and making a plan that works specifically for you.

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True Blue Connect

This is where you go to plan career growth and gain a mentor.

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HartLink

Explore more than 60 student organizations, or connect with other students through HartLink, a virtual bulletin board of current events around campus. 

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Admissions Info
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Financial Aid Info
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Scholarships & Grants
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