Accepted Students


Welcome!
You are now officially a Hampden-Sydney Tiger, and we look forward to seeing you on The Hill. We will be sending you information to prepare you for academic opportunities, residence life, and course scheduling, every step of the way.

First, to secure your enrollment, please be sure you have paid your enrollment deposit by May 1.

Over the course of the spring and summer, you should expect to receive the following information:

Late April

Welcome Packet
Information on the Freshman Forward and Summer Orientation programs will be included in your welcome packet.
Early May Freshman Housing Registration
Residence Life information, including details of our Living and Learning Communities Program, instructions for completing important residence life forms, and instructions for housing registration will be sent to you in early May.
Mid May Academic Support
Information regarding academic support services and course registration, including instructions for a brief, online survey of academic interests, will be sent to you in mid-May.
Early June Academic Advising
Information regarding academic advising and a welcome letter from your assigned academic advisor will be sent to you in early June.      
Mid June Course Registration
Specific information regarding the courses in which you have been registered and information on placement exams (if applicable) will be sent to you in mid-June.
Late June Housing Assignment
Information regarding your housing assignment, roommate, and residence life coordinator should arrive no later than the end of June.
Additional information, including campus arrival information and background on the College's alumni network and opportunities will also reach you in the weeks prior to your arrival on campus.

We know you may still have questions. Please contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

Important Contact Information

Student Affairs

Dean of Students: Dr. Robert Sabbatini, 434-223-6127
Director of Residence Life: Mr. John Ramsay, 434-223-7154
Director of Operations & Civic Engagement: Ms. Sandy Cooke, 434-223-6340
Assistant Dean of Inclusion & First-Year Transition: Mr. Hakeem Croom, 434-223-6384
Assistant Dean of Student Activities & Organizations: Mr. Richard Pantele, 434-223-6043
Director of Living & Learning Community Program: Dr. James Frusetta, 434-223-7206
Director of the Wellness Center: Ms. Andrea Jones, 434-223-6107
College Chaplain: Rev. M. Keith Leach, 434-223-6269
Athletics Office: 434-223-6151

Academic Affairs

Dean of the Faculty: Dr. "Mike" McDermott, 434-223-6112
Associate Dean of the Faculty: Dr. Jennifer Vitale, 434-223-6118
Director for Academic Success: Ms. Lisa Burns, 434-223-6188
Director of Honors Program: Dr. Michael Wolyniak, 434-223-6175
Disabilities Services Coordinator: Ms. Teresa Laughlin, 434-223-6324

Business Affairs

Financial Aid: 434-223-6119
Business Office: 434-223-6216
Billing: 434-223-6223

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