Orientation Tuesday, August 25

8 am – 5 pm - Computing Center
9 am – 3:30 pm – Post Office
6 am – 11 pm – Fitness Center
6 am – 9 pm - Pool

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

C Day at Hampden-Sydney College is an annual day when students, faculty, and staff make time to celebrate community, convocation, and class identity. 

7 am - 8:30 am - Breakfast (F) (T)

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Pannill Commons, Settle Hall   

9 am - 10 am- Opening Convocation (F) (T) (Coat and tie required)

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Everett Stadium (Rain Site: Kirby Fieldhouse)
The Reverend Henry "Chip" Edens III '92
Dr. Christopher B. Howard, President of the College
Dr. Dennis Stevens, Provost and Dean of the Faculty
Matthew Goodrich  '16, Student Body President   

10:15 am - 11 am - Freshman Class Speaker & Introduction to the Good Men Plan (F)

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Johns Auditorium
Tim Fitzpatrick '81, Director of Athletics, United States Coast Guard Academy
John Ramsay '05, Director of Residence Life     

11 am - 1 pm - "Pig On The Point" Community Dinner & Student Engagement Fair (F) (T)

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Chalgrove Point (Rain Site: Pannill Commons)  
Enjoy a barbecue extravaganza on the shore of Lake Chalgrove. Representatives from many of Hampden-Sydney's clubs, organizations, and social fraternities will have displays and information about their groups. Students can ask questions and sign up for organizations that interest them.  Students who conducted summer honors research projects will also present their findings in the Tiger Inn.  

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm - Freshman Service Projects (F) (T)

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Pannill Commons, Settle Hall