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Welcome to Hotchkiss!

Let us help you get ready for the school year.

We are thrilled that you and your student have joined our community and look forward to engaging and partnering with you in the months ahead. Please use this webpage as your source for all registration items and information.


Registration and Academic Requirements

Please take note of the following important dates and information. Click on each item for further details.


Due as soon as possible

Due May 27

Due June 8

Due July 15

Due July 31

Coming Mid-Late July

Beginning August 1 and Ongoing

Due August 15

Still to Come!

We will post new information throughout the summer months, so be certain to check this page frequently. Information will include:

  • 2020-21 academic calendar
  • Required summer reading
  • Dress code requirements
  • What to pack for your dorm room
  • Laundry facilities and optional service plans
  • How and when to ship items to Hotchkiss
  • Transportation information
  • Student Orientation information 

Additional Resources and Services

Please click on each item below to reveal further information.

Hotchkiss Head of School Craig Bradley

Recent Messages from Head of School Craig W. Bradley

May 9: A Message from the Head of School

May 1: A Message from the Head of School

April 24: An Update from the Head of School

Click here for for further information about the School's response to COVID-19.


Parent Webcasts

We are pleased to offer a series of topic-specific webcasts for new parents in the coming months. They are designed to provide you with helpful information as you and your student prepare for school in September.

Upcoming webcasts being planned for June and July include:

  • June 16: Parenting from a Distance: A Webcast for International Families 
  • Getting Ready to Come to Hotchkiss
Watch the recording:

Welcome from Head of School Craig Bradley and Dean of Admission Erby Mitchell P'21

Welcome New Families Event

Understanding the Academic Program - Q & A with Dean of Academic Life Jared Hall and other Faculty Members

Understanding the Academic Program Webinar



If you are unsure whom to contact about a particular question, please contact the Deans' Office and they will refer you to the appropriate person.

Amber Jordan / (860) 435-3739

Stephanie Thibault / (860) 435-3189