2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Student Affairs

The college believes learning extends beyond the classroom and into every aspect of campus life. The college offers a large number of academic, social, recreational, and leadership opportunities for its students. In keeping with the college’s mission, these co-curricular activities foster the development of the mind and character of our students.

The Office of the Dean of Students administers the departments within Student Affairs in coordinated efforts to create integrated learning opportunities, contribute to each student’s transformative liberal arts education, and foster a sense of community throughout the college in order to help students fulfill their potential as scholars, young adults, and informed citizens. The areas within the Student Affairs program include Brock Sports and Recreation Center, Campus Safety, the Chaplaincy, Cheerleading/Dance, Counseling Services, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, the Edge Career Center, Equestrian, eSports, Pep Band, Residence Life, Show Choir, Student Conduct, Student Health Services, and Student Life (student activities, Brock Commons, fraternity and sorority life, commuter life, leadership programs, community service, student government, and student organization services).

Student Affairs embraces the following educational vision, mission, and values: Vision – The members of Student Affairs at Randolph-Macon College are educators who collaborate with the college community to enhance the on-going development of the mind, body, and character of students. Mission – Student Affairs upholds the mission of the college by serving as a catalyst to create a community that embodies civility and respect and is focused on supporting students’ liberal arts education. Values – In pursuit of the mission and vision, Student Affairs adopts the following values: learning and personal growth; personal engagement with all Randolph-Macon constituencies; accountability and responsibility; assessment; collaboration; and global awareness and diversity.

The Office of the Dean of Students manages the student complaint process. Please refer to the Student Complaints section of the Catalog for additional information.

Information about campus life, co-curricular learning, and student affairs may be found online. The Student Handbook, which delineates students' rights and responsibilities and provides reference material for college life, may also be accessed online.