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.  

10:15 am - 12:15 pm - Tiger Fair (F) (T)
Chairman's Room, Settle Hall (top floor)

This is a great opportunity to learn about what the College has to offer outside the classroom!  Students can meet and get information from staff members from College offices and programs that provide services to students.

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 and Morton 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
Chairman's Room
Dr. Mike McDermott, Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy                  

Morton 121
Dr. David Marion, Elliott Professor of Government & Foreign Affairs                  

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

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

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.