Section VII. Campus Resources

Athletic Events - Tickets

Admission to athletic events is free to staff members with the exception of NCAA- sanctioned events.  Complimentary parking passes are available to staff and faculty who do not live on campus. Contact the Athletic Department (extension 6151) for more information.

Athletic Facilities

Staff members and their immediate family (spouse and children) may use the athletic facilities on campus. Opportunities include: swimming, racquetball, tennis, track, and the fitness center in Kirby Fieldhouse. Hours for use of facilities are posted at the beginning of each school term and are subject to change. In-season athletes have first priority for use of the tennis courts. Please visit the Fitness Center or Human Resources Office to complete paperwork for access to the facilities.


Employees are welcome to use the College Bookstore, on the second floor of Graham Hall. In addition to textbooks, the Bookstore carries a wide variety of College merchandise, including clothing, souvenir items, school, office and personal supplies, snacks, drinks, cards, and music (CDs). Employees receive a 10% discount on purchases excluding textbooks. UPS, Fed-Ex, mail order, fax machines, and copying services are available at the Bookstore. There is a minimal charge for the processing of packages and use of machines. Hours of operation during the academic year are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Charge Accounts

Employees with an ID card and a charge account application on file in the Human Resources Office may charge at the Bookstore, coffee shops, Dining Hall, and Tiger Inn. Charges to any of these three facilities are collected by the Bookstore. The Bookstore will send a monthly bill to the individual, who must in turn pay the bill at the Bookstore. Delinquent accounts may result in suspension or termination of all charge privileges.

For information about opening a charge account, contact the Human Resources Assistant in Cabell House.

Check Cashing/Automatic Teller Machine

Employees may cash checks at the Bookstore (Graham Hall, 2nd floor) and/or the Business Office (Cabell House).

An ATM is available, for withdrawals only, in the lobby of Graham Hall.

College Events Calendar

Contact the College Events Office, ext. 6114 or ext. 6138, for information about availability of facilities and/or to reserve campus facilities for events.

When an event is confirmed, the title, date, location, and time are posted on the College Calendar on the Hampden-Sydney College web site. The public calendar is available to all visitors to the web site. Faculty and staff may view a listing of administrative events or those activities not open to the general public. To access the administrative calendar: click on "Administrative Calendar," click on "go"; Username is: hsc\(insert your email id), password is your network password. To locate a certain type of event, type a "keyword" into the search box.

Dining Hall/Tiger Inn

The dining hall (Pannill Commons) is located on the main floor of Settle Hall. The Tiger Inn Restaurant is located on the lower level of Settle Hall. Employees may enjoy meals at either facility during normal hours of operations. Special meal rates are designated for employees and family members at the dining hall only. Meals may be paid for with cash or charged (if a charge account has been established through the Human Resources Office). Changes in scheduled hours of operation are announced via e-mail.

Hazardous Materials/Material Safety Data Sheets

Questions regarding the use of hazardous materials or material safety data sheets (MSDS) should be directed to the supervisor of the department, the Chemistry Laboratory Technician, or the Human Resources Office.

Health Center

The Moore Student Health Center is a resource primarily for students; however, faculty and staff are encouraged to use the Center for assistance with routine health monitoring (for instance, blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood glucose). The Center is also able to provide assistance with general health information, locating appropriate health care facilities, information about medications, and general health counseling. The College Physician does not routinely provide services for faculty and staff at the Health Center. The nursing staff is available to see faculty and staff from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday during the academic year and on a less regular schedule at other times.

Identification Cards

At orientation new employees are offered the opportunity to have a photo ID card prepared. The ID card provides proof of employment; serves as a charge card for the Bookstore, Dining Hall, and the Tiger Inn. ID cards are prepared at the Computing Center.

If an ID card is lost, a new card may be prepared at the same location.

Library and Fuqua International Communications Center (FICC)

The Bortz Library and FICC house the College's collections of books, periodicals, government documents, newspapers, micro formats, video tapes, audio CDROMS, and a small children's book collection. Hours of operation are: Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., and Sunday noon - 1:00 a.m. A College ID or Virginia driver's license should be presented when checking out materials. Spouses and dependents (over age 18) of faculty/staff may check out materials. Dependents under the age of 18 may check out materials only when accompanied by the faculty/staff member. Faculty/staff may check out materials from the circulating collection for a fourweek period. Reference service is provided to faculty/staff and to a limited extent to spouses and dependents.

Lost and Found

The Dean of Students Office (ext. 6128) receives and returns "lost and found" items.

Pay Phones on Campus

Several pay phones are located throughout campus. The location of these phones is listed in the Campus Telephone Directory.

Phones for Emergency Use

Emergency phones (no charge to use) are located in the Crawley Forum parking lot, behind the Library, and near Fraternity Circle. Pushing a designated button on the phone will connect the individual with 911 to receive police assistance immediately. While the phone is in use, a blue light will flash alerting police in the vicinity that emergency services are needed.

Post Office

The College provides U.S. Postal and United Parcel Services. The Post Office is located on the first floor of Graham Hall. The hours of operation for the public are 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.


The College has a designated Safety Committee that meets periodically to review safety issues on campus and make recommendations for maintaining a safe working environment. Employees wishing to contact a member of this Committee should contact the Business Office at ext. 6216.

Security and Police

The Department of Campus Security and Police is located in Gilkeson (near the front gates). Twenty-four-hour coverage is provided on campus, with an officer on duty at all times. To reach the security office, call 223-6164 or, in an emergency, call 911. Dialing 911 will connect individuals to the Farmville Police Department, who will dispatch a College officer to the scene.

Telecommunications and Cable Television Office

The College's telecommunications switchboard (434.223.6300 or extension 6300) is open during the academic year Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 a.m., and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to noon and from 6:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. Summer hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The switchboard is located in Gilkeson.

The Telecommunications Technician (telephone and television) is located in the CenturyLink building behind Cabell House.


Computer Hardware and Software, Telephones, Cable Television, Fire Alarms

To report problems with your computer, telephone, cable television, and fire alarms, call extension 6911 to place a work order.

General Maintenance - including: custodial, heating and cooling, painters, carpenters

To report problems in your work location or any other problems you witness on campus, call extension 7000 to place a work order.

After Hours Emergency - Fire Alarms, General Maintenance

If you experience a fire alarm or general maintenance emergency after 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday or anytime on Saturday or Sunday, contact Campus Security and Police at extension 6164.