At Hampshire, there are no freshmen, sophomores, juniors, or seniors. Rather, Hampshire students advance through three divisions. Academic pursuits move students from course-based projects in Div我 through semester-long collaborative projects in Div二世 toward a year-long, self-designed independent project in Div三世.
Each division concludes with a portfolio review, including narrative feedback from all courses, 最后的论文, 或项目, as well as Community-Engaged Learning and a retrospective. This divisional framework guides students in building their academic concentration or focus of study and supports them through more 和更多的 ambitious projects.