Orientation Monday, August 25


8 am - 5 pm - Computing Center
8:30 am - 5 pm - Bortz Library
8:30 am - 5 pm - Bookstore Open Extended Hours 9 am - 3:30 pm - Post Office Open Regular Hours 6 am - 11 pm - Fitness Center
3 pm - 9 pm - Pool

(F) - Mandatory Event for Freshmen
(T) - Mandatory Event for Transfer Students

7:30 am - 9 am - Breakfast
Pannill Commons, Settle Hall  

9:00 am - 10 am - Group Advising and Academic Skills Session (F) (T)
Same location as Saturday's Academic Advising session

Students will review their class schedules and learn valuable techniques to ensure a successful start to their academic career at Hampden-Sydney.  

10:00 am - 11:30 am; 1 pm - 5 pm - Individual meetings with Advisors (F) (T)
Same location as Saturday's Academic Advising session

Each student will meet one-on-one with his advisor to review his class schedule and learn more about the College's academic requirements.  

11:00 am - 12:30 pm - Lunch
Pannill Commons, Settle Hall   

12:30 pm - 1 pm - Pre-Professional Info Sessions
Pannill Commons, Settle Hall

Students interested in healthcare professions (medicine, dentistry, physical therapy), in engineering and physics, in the legal profession, or in a military career should attend these informative sessions.

Board Room
Dr. Kristian Hargadon '01, Assistant Professor of Biology  

Physics & Pre-Engineering
North Dining Hall
Dr. Mike McDermott, Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy                  

Chairman's Room
Dr. David Marion, Elliott Professor of Government & Foreign Affairs                  

South Dining Hall  
Lt. Colonel Rucker Snead, External Director, Wilson Center for Service in the Public Interest

1:30 pm - 5 pm - Freshman Service Projects & Trip to The Robert Russa Moton Museum
Details TBA   

7:30 pm - 9pm - H-SC Step-Up (F) (T)
Johns Auditorium

Shawn White, Assistant Dean of Students for Substance Education
Hakeem Croom, Assistant Dean of Students for Intercultural Affairs

After dinner at Thornton Place, students are expected to attend H-SC Step-Up. H-SC Step-Up is an informative and thought-provoking experience designed to increase your ability to intervene in situations that threaten a person's safety and well-being.  

9:15 pm - 11 pm - "Chill on the Hill"
Outside the residence halls

Relax and have fun before the start of classes with a variety of student-led activities.