Welcome to Hotchkiss!

Virtual Program for Admitted Students and Parents

Our faculty, staff and students extend a warm welcome and look forward to getting to know you!  Due to the continually evolving COVID-19 situation, Hotchkiss will offer a virtual program for accepted students and families in place of our usual on-campus revisit days this year.

To register for the virtual revisit day, please visit your Hotchkiss status page or call us at (860) 435-3102.

Friday, March 27 Virtual Revisit Day

Please note that the schedule may be subject to change. We strongly recommend that you check this page
frequently for future updates.  If you have questions about Virtual Hello, Hotchkiss! event call us at (860) 435-3102.

Session 1

10:00 a.m. - Welcome to Hotchkiss! 
Head of School, Craig Bradley 

10:05 a.m. - Living in a Diverse Community: Being Safe, Seen and Supported
Hear from important community stakeholders about life outside the classroom. They will help illuminate a range of topics from dorm life, diversity and inclusion, health and wellness, athletics, the advisory system, and social life at Hotchkiss. 

Panelists: Christy Cooper, Andrew D'Ambrosio, Steve McKibben, Rachel Myers, Danny Smith, Yassine Tahlaoui, Nora Yasumura
Students joining: Luke Kalaydjian '20, Maggie Ottenbreit '20 

10:45 a.m. - Musical Performances 

Session 2

11:00 a.m. - Learning Here: Curriculum, Classroom Experience, and Student Resources
How do we learn at Hotchkiss? The Dean of Academic life, faculty, alumni, and students will help shed light on the classroom experience, homework expectations, academic support, and how learning happens in general at Hotchkiss. 

Panelists: Mike Boone, Carmen Dockery Perkins, Jared Hall, Jane Herold, Jason Maier, Amy Rasner, Fabio Witkowski 
Alumni joining: Priyanka Kumar '19, Alex Tonelli '02

Session 3

12:00 p.m. - Get to Know our Faculty
Dean of Admission Erby Mitchell will be interviewing a few beloved faculty members about their teaching style, philosophies, and general experience as long-time Hotchkiss community members.  

Participants: Charlie Frankenbach, Richard Kirby, Letty Roberts

Session 4

8:00 p.m. - Next Steps From Here: College Advising
Want to know how you'll find a home after Hotchkiss? Hear from alumni and a few advisors in our College Office about the college process from start to finish. 
Panelists: Rick Hazelton, Jackson Marvel, Josh Smith
Alumni joining: Denzel Bullen '19, Annabelle Duval '19, Grace Hazelton '19, Daniel Pai '19


Virtual Campus Tour

Start your Hotchkiss journey here! Take a virtual tour.