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JUMPSTART Your College Career

JumpstartSaturday, August 31, 2019, 10:00 am

No matter when or how you begin your college career, getting a solid start is absolutely crucial. At Herkimer College, we strive to make the transition as smooth as possible. 

First in your family to go to college? This program is especially for you!

JUMPSTART is an optional academic orientation program offered to all new Herkimer College students.

Participating in JUMPSTART will give you a quick introduction to academic resources as well as some valuable tips to help you succeed in the college classroom. Small group discussions, facilitated by some of our most dynamic faculty and staff, promise to be entertaining and informative. Learn the ropes from current students as they share their experiences with you. Ask the questions you always wanted to ask, examine typical student case studies, think about your own personal strengths and learning styles, and much, much more!

JUMPSTART has two separate tracks that run simultaneously. One track is for students while the other is for parents, guardians and supporters. A deli lunch with make your own sandwich, assorted salads, drinks and dessert, is included for all participants.

The cost is $20 with a family supporter attending the program or $25 without a family supporter attending.

Pre-registration is required. Register online at or by calling 315-866-0300 ext. 8275.

The deadline for JUMPSTART reservations is Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Hope to see you at JUMPSTART!