Your adventure at H-SC is about to begin!

Fall Orientation - August 19-22

We look forward to seeing you! 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.

Fall Orientation Schedule

In the meantime, if you need more information, feel free to contact Sandy Cooke. 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, breaks, and holidays.

What to Bring

Here is a tried and true checklist that includes what you should (and should not) bring to college.

What to Bring

New Student Housing

As a first year student, you will live together with your brothers in Cushing Hall, the Whitehouse Complex, or Carpenter X or Y. Check out more information about your new home away from home!

New Student Housing

New Student Resources

You are new here. Let us provide you with some basic information and resources to help you get started.

New Student Resources

General Travel Information

We can help you plan your trip with a virtual map, directions, accommodations, dining options, and area attractions.

Visit H-SC

For Parents and Families

Stay connected with us while your son is at H-SC. Here you will find updates, services, and news throughout the year, just for you.

Parents & Family

Office of Student Affairs

Sandy Cooke
Director of Student Affairs Operations, Orientation, and Civic Engagement
(434) 223-6340

Office of Student Affairs
P.O. Box 5 | Hampden Sydney, VA 23943
(434) 223-6128

Student Affairs Staff