New First-Year Students

As you prepare to make Hartwick your new home, there’s a lot you’ll need to check off your “to-do” list…like deciding what to pack, selecting preferences for your fall term courses, and visiting your physician to make sure immunizations are up-to-date.

We know that this process can seem both exciting and overwhelming, so we’re here to help! The following links will guide you. Check back regularly for updates and additions.

New Student Information

First Year Student Forms and Dates– Your resource for all deadlines and required forms.
First Year Student Course Planning – Learn about how we work with you to create your first term schedule!
New Student Quick Links – Links to other information you may need prior to arrival.
Your Student WickIT Card – Learn about all the uses of your student ID card and upload your photo now!

New Student Programs

Awakening – An optional adventure-based pre-orientation program at Pine Lake Environmental Campus.
New Student Read Program – A required common summer reading assignment.
Welcome Weekend Orientation – An exciting required program designed to welcome all new students.
First Year Experience – Comprehensive services to support new students throughout their first year.

Information for Specific New Student Groups

International Student Services – for students arriving on campus as international students.  
Students with Disabilities – Students in need of services should contact us at AccessAbilityServices@hartwick.edu (607-431-4195) and visit the Requesting Adjustments page. 

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