March 12, 2020

Resources related to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak and planning and precautions at Hampden-Sydney College. 

Hampden-Sydney College is continually monitoring developments related to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. Updates will be shared on the College's Emergency Updates page at this link: Please continue to monitor your email and the Emergency Updates page for further guidance from the College. 

Students should be aware that spring break has been extended through Sunday, March 22, 2020. Learn more on the Emergency Updates page:

Basic Preventative Measures

  • Wash your hands for at least 20 seconds with soapy water
  • Avoid sharing anything that has come in contact with saliva
  • Cough and sneeze into a tissue or your bent elbow
  • Take care of yourself and your immune system by getting adequate sleep and eating healthy
  • Stay home from work or class if you feel sick—and drink lots of fluids


College Contact Information

Student Health Services
(434) 223-6167
204 College Road | Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943

Student Affairs
(434) 223-6128 | Brown Student Center (3rd floor)

Department of Public Safety and Police
(434) 223-6164

Human Resources
(434) 223-6296 | Gilkeson House