Office of Student Affairs
P.O. Box 5
Hampden Sydney, VA 23943
At the heart of campus life is the student-run Honor System.
First Year Experience
During their first two months at Hampden-Sydney, new students attend weekly programs that support a successful transition to college.
Tuesday September 11, 7pm
Legal Issues for College Students, Johns Auditorium
At this event, new students will have the opportunity to learn about the legal issues most often faced by college and university students around the nation. You will hear from some of the most prominent and experienced professionals currently working in local law enforcement and criminal justice. You will have the opportunity to ask questions at the end of the discussion panel.
Tuesday September 18, 7pm
This is an opportunity for you to talk with your advisor and fellow students about what you've experienced in the first few weeks of college. It's a time to bring your questions, concerns, and reflections, as well as a willingness to listen and help out your brothers.
Tuesday September 25, 7pm
Honor Code Mock Trial, Johns Auditorium
This presentation explores the types of cases that come to the student justice system and how the system works. You will be able to witness Court procedures and learn about the Honor Code. After the trial, small groups of students will discuss the trial and the Honor Code, with Court members, faculty, and staff present to facilitate the conversation.
Tuesday October 2, 7pm
Tuesday October 9, 7pm
"Alumni Advice: How to Succeed in College and Life 101," Crawley Forum
A panel of alumni will engage you in a discussion while providing guidance and advice on how to prepare for success during your College years so that "you can do anything with a degree from Hampden-Sydney" following graduation. This conversation will help you realize that the choices you make during your first year on campus can have a major impact on future opportunities.
Tuesday October 16, 7pm
The Hampden-Sydney Man Serves, Johns Auditorium
A Hampden Sydney man is known for possessing many fine qualities, none more notable than his service to others. President Howard will facilitate a lively discussion among alumni who have chosen careers that typify this tradition of service to others.