Fall Break is October 11-14
Homecoming Weekend is October 17-18

Dear Parents,

Karin Gollin, Director of Civic Engagement & Student Affairs Operations
The Office of Student Affairs is looking forward to welcoming your sons to Hampden-Sydney College! C Day, a Hampden-Sydney tradition that welcomes students and celebrates community and brotherhood, will begin with Opening Convocation on Tuesday, August 26.

You might be interested in some of the changes to the H-SC Campus Store, particularly those that affect textbook purchases. By moving all of its textbooks sales online, the Campus Store now offers more buying options and lower costs, including rentals, e-books, new & used books, and guaranteed buyback. Online ordering for Fall 2014 is available now. The books typically arrive within 2 days of purchase. Please encourage your son to place his book order before heading back to campus, so they will be waiting for him when he arrives. You can also purchase  other school supplies and Hampden-Sydney gifts at the Campus Store's website

Parents of new students may want to visit the Orientation pages and the Orientation Schedule for more information on the programs and events that begin on Friday, August 22. As you prepare, you may find the "What to Bring" list helpful.

Please feel free to contact The Office of Student Affairs if you have questions, at (434)223-6128. For book order questions, please contact the Campus Store directly at (434) 223-6117.     


Karin Gollin
Interim Associate Dean of Students

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