Office of Student Affairs
P.O. Box 5
Hampden Sydney, VA 23943
The Bortz Library houses 250,000 volumes, 200 print periodicals, several thousand online periodicals, and the Fuqua Technology Commons.
What To Bring To College
Before you arrive, please be sure to check with your roommate about sharing items. There is only room for so much and showing up on move-in day with two large TVs is not a good idea.
What is in your room:
Personal Care and Clothing:
Room Furnishings and Room Care:
1 Halogen lamps are not permitted.
2 ONLY Fire Shield brand surge protectors are allowed. (They are availible for purchase at the H-SC Bookstore, the Farmville Walmart, and on Amazon.com.) One 6ft surge protector is provided at Matriculation. NO extension cords are allowed.
Please leave these at home:
X Extension cords, cube adapters, or multi-prong cords
X Candles, curtains or window treatments
X Electric grills (George Foreman etc.)
X Electric or gas heaters
X Hot Plates or Toaster Ovens
X Lofts or waterbeds
X Paintball/BB Guns/Airsoft guns
X Dart Boards
X Inflatable Pools
Things To Know:
Resident Advisors and other student leaders will help you unload your car and move into your room.
The College Bookstore will cash checks for you.
You can not put holes in the walls in order to hang up posters. Posters, flags, banners etc. must be behind glass or Plexiglas, in such a manner that no part of the item can be exposed to open flame.
Washers and dryers are available to students and are located in three Freshman locations free of charge. (Basements of Carp Z, East House, and West House)
A voice mail number is assigned to each occupant and there is basic cable hookup in each room. For information call the Computing Center Help Desk - (434) 223-6373
Whitehouse Colonnades (NC/SC/WC) rooms consist of suites with a shared bathroom.
Whitehouse Houses (NH,EH,SH,WH), Cushing and Carpenter buildings have common bathrooms on the hall.
Use of tobacco products is prohibited in student living areas.
Please refer to the student handbook The Key for more information about what is prohibited.