The Key: Student Handbook

For more than two centuries Hampden-Sydney College has held
true to the ideals of her founders, educating leader after leader
for country and Commonwealth, all good men and good citizens
formed in an atmosphere of sound learning.

THE HAMPDEN-SYDNEY COLLEGE
STUDENT HANDBOOK
2014 – 2015
VOLUME 119

  1. History and Traditions

    1. A Tradition of Honor, Leadership and Governance
    2. History
    3. A Few Facts
    4. College Songs and Insignia
  2. Student Activities and Organizations

    1. Student Leadership
    2. Student Government
    3. Clubs & Organizations
    4. Honor Societies
    5. Social Fraternities
  3. Services for Students

    1. Academic Support
    2. Office of Student Affairs
    3. Administrative Offices and Services
    4. College Facilities
    5. Athletics and Tiger Recreation
  4. Rules Governing Student Life

    1. Regulations Governing Clubs & Organizations
    2. Student Government Constitution
    3. The Student Justice System
      1. Preamble
      2. The Honor Code
      3. The Code of Student Conduct
      4. The Student Court
      5. The Judicial Process
      6. The Appendices of the Student Justice System
        Honor Code

        Code of Conduct

    4. Regulations Governing Social Fraternities
      1. College Policies
      2. Interfraternity Council Constitution
      3. Interfraternity Council Statutes
    5. Important Notices
      1. Student Appeals and Complaint Policy
      2. Student Complaint Policy
      3. FERPA/Access to Records
      4. Emergency Management Plan
      5. Emergency Contact Information
STATEMENT OF ACKNOWLEDGMENT

Each student enrolled at Hampden-Sydney College has acknowledged that he will abide by the rules and policies promulgated within The Key. This handbook is intended to provide students with a practical guide to the policies and procedures of Hampden-Sydney College. It is required that all students will make use of this handbook, will become familiar with its contents, and will govern themselves therewith. The Key provides the structure by which the student body shall self-govern itself. However, because The Key is not intended to cover all topics or circumstances, Hampden‑Sydney College reserves the right to respond to specific situations in whatever manner it believes best suits the needs of the College. In the event of any conflict between information provided in this handbook and the Articles and Bylaws of the College, the Articles and Bylaws shall control.

OFFICIAL VERSION OF THE KEY

All policies governing student life reflected in such documents as “The Student Government Constitution,” “The Student Justice System,” and the “Interfraternity Council Statutes” are subject to review and amendment by the procedures outlined in these documents. Since this may occur between the publication of one Key and the next, the online version of The Key shall be the official version and should be used as the definitive reference. The Webmaster or Key administrator, upon posting changes to the “The Student Government Constitution” or “The Student Justice System,” will notify the student body.

OFFICIAL COMMUNICATIONS

The College employs your Hampden-Sydney College email account and post office box to communicate critical College information for which you are held responsible. You are expected to check each daily.

Published by
The Office of Student Affairs
Blake A, Box 5
Hampden-Sydney College
Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943-0005
(434) 223-6128 • FAX (434) 223-6040
www.hsc.edu

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