Welcome to Hampden-Sydney College! We look forward to your arrival on The Hill this August! We will guide you with information to prepare you for academic opportunities, residence life, and academic scheduling, every step of the way.

As You Enter These Gates

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Preparing for Your First Year at Hampden-Sydney College

All across campus, individuals are looking forward to your arrival this coming August.

The material in this booklet will help you navigate the exciting transition between choosing Hampden-Sydney and matriculating for the fall semester. Inside, you will find information and step-by-step instructions relevant to both academic and student life, as well as useful contact information.

As You Enter These Gates

Stay Connected!

Join and Follow

Parents Stay Informed

  • Visit the Parents web page to stay up-to-date about what's going on at the College throughout the year.
  • Follow Hampden-Sydney College's official Facebook Page to see what's happening on The Hill.

Postal address:

Please visit the H-SC Post Office page to find out where to send mail and packages.

Contact Post Office

Additional Resources

More detailed information about life at H-SC can also be found in our primary publications:

  • For information regarding the academic program, including academic requirements, academic programs, and course listings, please see the Academic Catalogue.
  • For information regarding student life, including student clubs and activities and the student justice system, please see our student handbook, the Key. All students will receive a copy of the the Key upon matriculation.
  • A broad overview of student life is available on the H-SC Student Life website.
  • More detailed online information, including quick links to TigerWeb, Directories, and email can be found on the Student Resources and Current Students page.

Academic Calendar

Contact Student Affairs

Administrative Offices


Virtual Map Tour

Explore the virtual campus map to get familiar with our beautiful campus before you arrive this fall.

Explore the Virtual Map

Virtual Video Tour

Watch the virtual video tour through campus if you have been unable to visit due to the pandemic.

Watch the Virtual Tour

Office of Student Affairs

Brown Student Center
P.O. Box 5
Hampden Sydney, VA 23943
(434) 223-6128

Student Affairs Staff