As a first year student, you will live together with your brothers in Cushing Hall, the Whitehouse Complex, or Carpenter X or Y. You also have the the unique opportunity to participate in Living and Learning Communities designed to bring together students, academic advisors, faculty, and peer mentors with shared interests. Transfer students are usually housed together in one of the Carpenter dorms.

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Cushing Hall

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Built in 1824 and updated in 1833, Cushing or "New College," which remains the oldest continuously used four-story dormitory in the United States, is currently used as a freshman residence hall. Cushing Hall was completely renovated in 1999.

Cushing Dormitory

Carpenter Dormitories

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Built in 1990, Carpenter Dorms X and Y  house freshmen, sophomores, and upperclassmen. 

Carpenter Dormitory

Whitehouse Quadrangle

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Built in 1966, Whitehouse Complex is a freshman residence hall.

Whitehouse Dormitory


Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers here to all your move-in questions.

Housing FAQs

What to Bring

Use this check-list for what to bring and what not to bring to college.

What to Bring

Associate Dean of Students for Housing and Residence Life

John Hollemon
Brown Student Center
Hampden-Sydney College 23943 | (434) 223-7154