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Hampden-Sydney Student Life

Hampden-Sydney is on a 1,343-acre campus in a rural setting in Hampden-Sydney, Virginia, not far from Richmond and Lynchburg and Charlottesville. Hampden-Sydney has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Hampden-Sydney has fraternities but does not have sororities.

Hampden-Sydney has a thriving Republican Society. In fact, more students participate in Republican Society than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Hampden-Sydney include Pre-Health Society, Outdoors Club, Tiger Athletic Club and Pre-Law Society.

Hampden-Sydney students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Greek Weekend and Macon Week/Midwinters.

Does Hampden-Sydney Offer Student Housing?

Hampden-Sydney offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Hampden-Sydney students live on campus. In 2021, 98% of undergrads at Hampden-Sydney lived in some kind of on-campus housing There are 1,122 spots available in on-campus housing for all 879 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 855 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 60% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Hampden-Sydney Athletics

Hampden-Sydney does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.

Safety at Hampden-Sydney

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Hampden-Sydney College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Hampden-Sydney campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Plan a Visit to Hampden-Sydney

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Hampden-Sydney, take Route 460 to Hampden-Sydney, VA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Richmond International, Lynchburg Regional airport.

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Hampden-Sydney Campus Services

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