2020 New Student Summer Orientation
June 17, 18, 19, 22, 23 or 24
We are offering a one-day Summer Orientation on June 17, 18, 19, 22, 23 or 24 from 8 am – 4 pm. Orientation will not only connect you with your classmates and the Hampden-Sydney community, but also will provide you with information about how to succeed in college. You will have the opportunity to explore our academic program, begin building a relationship with your academic advisor, and learn about the resources available to help you on your journey. You will find that at Hampden-Sydney you are not just "at college;" you are involved in a community that challenges you to become the best man you can be.
Brotherhood Before the Hill
June 19-21, 2020
Get a jump on making lasting college friends by joining us for Brotherhood Before the Hill. We'll prepare you to meet the challenges and opportunities of the world, before you even begin your first day of college.
Join your future Hampden-Sydney brothers on outdoor excursions that will develop your leadership skills and familiarize you with the Central Virginia area. Excursions include paintball, ropes course, hiking, kayaking and other activities. Overnight accommodations will be provided at Hampden-Sydney College. Enrollment is limited to 14 students.
Programs are available for any enrolled student in the Class of 2024.
If you are interested in attending, please register for the Friday Summer Orientation date. We will start the program immediately following Summer Orientation.
Total cost: $350 non-refundable fee
August 20-23, 2020
Can't make it to Summer Orientation or Before the Hill? We will see you at the beginning of the semester for Fall Orientation! Mandatory for all new students—both freshmen and transfers—orientation will not only connect you with your classmates and the Hampden-Sydney community, but also will provide you with information about how to succeed in college.
For more information on these programs, please call Sandy Cooke at (434) 223-6340. We wish you success and encourage you to take full advantage of all that the College has to offer.
Please see the Academic Calendar for information regarding the first day of classes, Fall Break, Winter Break, Spring Break, etc.