First-year parents

Welcome to the Hamilton community! Here are links and resources to help you support your son or daughter as they transition to college.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Before Your Student Arrives on Campus

  1. Complete Family Information Form (This includes contact information, communication preference and hometown newspaper info.)

  2. Have your student waive (or enroll in) student health insurance. The charge appears on your Hamilton College bill. If your son/daughter has coverage through another provider, a waiver must be completed to have the charge removed.
  3. Sign up for a My Hamilton account
    (Enables a parent to view bills and financial aid information, easily register for events on- and off-campus, and more ...)
  4. Sign up for Electronic Billing
  5. Read about Student Privacy and Parent Expectations (FERPA)


Learn more about orientation and orientation adventure trips.

Contact Information

Parents Programs

First-Year Experience
Creating Connections

First-Year Experience

FYE is all about creating opportunities for first-year students to feel connected to Hamilton from the moment they arrive on campus.

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