There are many people on campus that can provide help to meet student needs. A good place to start is the Office of Student Affairs in the Blake A building. During evening and weekend hours, there are three resident directors who provide a professional staff presence in and around the residence halls. In addition, please see the list of offices below for specific needs.
Student Affairs: 223-6128
Academic Success (Director Burns): 223-6188
Campus Security: 223-6164
College Chaplain: 223-6269
Counseling Services: 223-6411
Inclusion and Diversity (Dean Croom): 223-6384
Student Health Services (Nurses Graham & Kiewiet De Jonge): 223-6167
The Office of Academic Success provides services to all Hampden-Sydney students. We are here to assist you in setting and reaching your academic goals. Attending college is a wonderful opportunity that can be both exciting and confusing at times. Our purpose is to help you navigate your course. Our goal is to support Hampden-Sydney students in developing the skills necessary for effective performance in and positive adjustment to the college learning environment. We have an array of services designed to help you succeed.
Hampden-Sydney provides students with the assistance they need to achieve their academic goals and to be successful with services that include The Writing Center and The Ferguson Center for Public Speaking.
The Career Education and Vocational Reflection Office educates Hampden-Sydney men in career exploration; acquaints them with job search skills and appropriate resources necessary to reach their career goals; assists them with obtaining experiential learning opportunities; and helps them locate specific employment and graduate school opportunities in order to achieve success after College.
The Hampden-Sydney College Counseling Center offers a range of counseling and mental health services to the College community. The center is committed to enhancing the academic mission of the college through a variety of services. Counseling Center staff welcome students who have diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and orientations.
Committed to fostering a safe, comfortable learning environment, Hampden-Sydney College provides a program called TxtAboutIt, an anonymous, secure messaging system connecting people in need with a staff member ready to assist.
Student Health Services in the Wellness Center is open for clinic hours on a walk-in basis during the regular academic year (fall term and spring term) from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The College Physician is available to see students at 7:30 a.m., Monday through Friday. Students should be at the Center at that hour if they wish to see the doctor. At other times, the Center is staffed by professional nurses who are experienced in the care of health problems that frequently plague students. There is no fee for Student Health Services visits.
The H-SC Dining Services staff is committed to making your campus dining experience enjoyable and satisfying. Recognizing you will be on and around campus most of the year, we have planned many exciting special events to make your campus dining experience fun and memorable- holiday festivities, menu features such as Surf & Turf, and Exam Spirit-Lifters.
The Campus Store at Hampden-Sydney College provides one-stop shopping for textbooks, H-SC outerwear, game day and tailgating gear, home and office memorabilia, and college-themed accessories.
Hampden-Sydney College welcomes students of all faiths and cultures. Its mission is to help you discern your calling and reflect on the man you want to become.
Hampden-Sydney seeks to provide all members of the College community with access to the latest innovations in information technology. The John B. Fuqua Computing Center, located on the ground-level of Bortz Library, houses a computer lab, scanning and printing facilities, and a data center used to manage College information.
Inclusion and Intercultural Affairs
The Inclusion and Intercultural Affairs program aims to equip all students to cultivate meaningful, diverse relationships, to support students from underrepresented groups, and to promote a culture of inclusion and respect on campus. We coordinate educational, cultural, and social programs throughout the academic year that promote awareness and help students appreciate all identities.
Hampden-Sydney College operates a contract Post Office for the U.S. Postal Service. It is in Graham Hall. Mail is posted in the morning Monday through Friday. Cash-only window service is provided. You are responsible for mail pickup on a regular basis.
Public Safety and Police
The Hampden-Sydney College Department of Public Safety and Police is dedicated to the support of the College's mission, "...to form good men and good citizens in an atmosphere of sound learning," by ensuring a safe and secure campus community. The safety and well being of our students, employees, and visitors are the foremost of our concerns.
Every residence hall room is wired for cable television. All televisions will receive channels 2 through 68. Premium channels packages are available through Shentel our television provider.
Women's Guest House
The Guest House is a place for young female students visiting our students. Friday & Saturday Nights 11:00 p.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Students are encouraged to submit feedback on interactions with our staff, suggestions for additional services, concerns about ongoing issues, or other suggestions about overall operations.