Program for Admitted Students and Parents

Each day begins at approximately 8:30 a.m. with registration and continental breakfast, and concludes around 2:30 p.m. with optional tours of campus.

Students then will spend three class periods and lunch with their Hotchkiss hosts, while parents attend information sessions, class visits, and lunch.


To register and reserve a date, please visit your Hotchkiss status page or call us at (860) 435-3102.

SCHEDULE FOR:

Thursday, March 29 | Tuesday, April 3 | Thursday, April 5

Please note that the below schedule may be subject to change. If you have questions about Hello, Hotchkiss! events call us at (860) 435-3102.

8:30 a.m.
Registration begins - Main Foyer Student Center
Continental breakfast

9:10 a.m.

Welcoming Remarks and Keynote Speaker - The Esther Eastman Music Center, Katherine M. Elfers Hall

From 9:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. parents and students will follow different schedules as outlined below.

Parent Schedule

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9:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
9:45 a.m.

Break, coffee available in Faculty Room

10:00 a.m.

Diversity, Inclusion, and Living Here: Faculty & Student Perspectives - Faculty Room
– OR –
Class visit of your choice

10:40 a.m

Learning Here: Faculty Student Perspectives - Faculty Room
– OR –
EFX Lab - The A. Whitney Griswold Science Building | EFX Lab
– OR –
Class visit of your choice

11:20 a.m.

Next Steps from Here: College Advising - Chapel
– OR –
Coffee with Current Parents - Harris House

12:05 p.m.

Lunch with Current Parents - Student Center

Student Schedule

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9:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
9:45 a.m.

Meet your student host – head off for your day!

10:00 a.m.

Class visit #1
- OR -
free period with student host

10:40 a.m.

Class visit #2
- OR -
free period with student host

11:20 a.m.

Class visit #3
- OR -
Lunch with student host in Dining Hall

12:05 pm

Class visit #4
- OR -
Lunch with student host in Dining Hall

12:45 P.M.

Athletics Panel - Walker Auditorium
– OR –
Arts Panel - Faculty Room

1:10 p.M.

Meet And Greet - English Wing and Walker Lobby
A chance for parents and students to speak one-on-one with academic department heads, head coaches, and co-curricular faculty advisors

1:40 p.m.

Student Performances & Closing Remarks - The Esther Eastman Music Center, Katherine M. Elfers Hall

2:20 p.m.

Campus Tours - Optional, depart from Main Foyer

General Information

Class Visits

As part of the Hello, Hotchkiss! program, students will attend classes with current student hosts. Parents will have the opportunity to visit upper-level classes in addition to panels on academic, residential, and student life.

Dress Code

Admitted students will be visiting classes with Hotchkiss students. Dress code is required during the school day.

Tops: collared shirts, polos, turtlenecks, dresses, tunics.
Bottoms: tailored pants (e.g., khakis), tailored shorts, skirts, denim; leggings may be worn with dresses, tunics or skirts.

Please refrain from wearing athletic wear and flip-flops.

Meals

Continental breakfast and lunch will be served.

Campus tours

Tours are optional and will be offered at the end of the day. Sign up at registration!

Download Campus Map

Download Campus Guide

Download a map of athletic fields

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

QUESTIONS? CONTACT US.

admission@hotchkiss.org
(860) 435-3102