Welcome Weekend Orientation

The Hartwick community looks forward to welcoming all new first-year and transfer students and families during Wick Week 2020!

Wick Week 2020 begins Wednesday, August 26 with activities through Tuesday, September 1.

A full program of required informational and social events is offered throughout the week to welcome new students and support their transition to their new community. 

Highlights of Wick Week 2020 include the Matriculation Ceremony with President Drugovich, 5 Tents/1 Event on Founder’s Way, and Opening Convocation.  Students will also complete placement exams as needed, connect with residential or commuter student communities, and get to know other new students and Peer Leaders in their Wick Week Group.

Sign Up For Your Matriculation Time

Google Chrome Users:  In order to submit the Matriculation Sign Up Form, please be logged into your Hartwick student email address or use in a different browser to limit error codes/inability to submit the form.

Overnight accommodation suggestions…

You will receive your specific Wick Week 2020 schedule when you check in.
The schedule provided here is for planning purposes and is subject to change.  Check HartLink for the most current details.

Wick Week 2020 Schedule

Welcome Home to Hartwick. Respect Our Nest

  • Wear your mask
  • Wash your hands
  • Respect social distancing

Wednesday August 26, 2020

Some New Students Move In
Matriculation: By appointment, students will share the link to their signing time with families.

5 Tents/1 Event on Founder’s Way from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Join offices, student groups, and community partners at the five tents located on Founder’s Way.
Masks are required and please respect social distancing.

Residential Life and RSO Pop Ups from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Stop by and meet members of the Residential Life staff for giveaways right at your Residence Hall

Thursday August 27, 2020

Remaining New Students Move In
Matriculation: By appointment, students will share the link to their signing time with families.

5 Tents/1 Event on Founder’s Way from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Join offices, student groups, and community partners at the five tents located on Founder’s Way.
Masks are required and please respect social distancing.

Meet with your Orientation Group (Invitation will be sent via Zoom)

Tie Dye with the Center for Student Success at 7 p.m. on Frisbee Field
Stop by and meet Orientation Leaders and join members of the CSS staff for tie dye!

Friday August 28, 2020

5 Tents/1 Event on Founder’s Way from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Join offices, student groups, and community partners at the five tents located on Founder’s Way.
Masks are required and please respect social distancing.

Orientation Leader Check In

Academic Advising: By appointment
Check your Hartwick Email for your assigned advising time

Opening Convocation at 7 p.m.
Streamed from your device

All Greek Presents an Outdoor Movie Jumanji: The Next Level on Frisbee Field at 8 p.m.

Saturday August 29, 2020

Meet with your Orientation Group (Invitation will be sent via Zoom)

Diversity Session (Invitation will be sent via Zoom)
Groups 1-12: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Groups 13-23: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

HCAB Presents Big Prize Bingo at 6 & 8 p.m.

Sunday August 30, 2020

Orientation Leader Check In

Anatomy and Physiology Nursing Zoom Meeting: 7 p.m.
Students who must attend have received a Zoom invitation already.

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