Important Overnight Information

The Hartwick Overnight Program will be an exciting and informative occasion for parents and their students, who will experience a day in the life of a Hartwick College student, and get to know our campus first-hand. Please review the important information below for details about the event.

  • Participants must register online, and we must receive the completed Consent Form and Arrival/Emergency Form to reserve a place in the program.
  • The Adirondack Trailways bus leaves from New York City at 12:30 p.m. from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arrives in Oneonta at 5:35 p.m. We provide transportation to and from Adirondack Trailways in Oneonta for guests. The return bus departs from Oneonta at 2:35 p.m. and arrives in New York City at 7:40 p.m.
  • In the event of a missed or cancelled visit there will be no reimbursement for bus tickets.
  • Check in on campus is from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. on the evening of the visit. An appointment with financial aid for the next day can be scheduled at check in.
  • Students who travel together are not guaranteed to be placed with the same host, although we will try to accommodate this if requested. Guests are generally matched with a host student by major or another common interest.
  • Students in different majors who travel together will not necessarily be placed in the same classes. Guests are generally matched with a host student by major or another common interest.
  • Students who drive themselves by vehicle must request a parking pass for their car when they check in.
  • Students are expected to stay on campus unless special permission is granted ahead of time for an academic reason. Students are not to leave campus or get into the vehicle of any other student. Any student choosing to leave at any point during the visit must contact the Hartwick Overnight Program Coordinator Courtney Arlington at 607-431-4156 or
  • All meals during the stay are provided, and students should not need any money, unless they choose to have a little on hand for purchasing items or snacks on campus.
  • Guests should bring a sleeping bag and pillow, and other items to make them feel comfortable, but nothing too bulky or heavy.
  • Taking notes in class is not necessary or expected, but welcomed. Guests may participate at their own level of comfort.
  • After the second class, students will return to Bresee Hall to meet their families and then go to lunch in The Commons together at 11:30 a.m. Parents will be given a lunch pass and will be awaiting their students in Bresee.
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