Student Life

24 hours may not be enough

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Between interesting classes, great friends and tons to do, you’ll wish every day was a little longer. Catch a day in the life of our campus.

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Like home sweet home (but fewer rules)

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Don’t take our word for it—see for yourself how fun and inviting dorm life is at Roanoke.

“I like to eat healthy and the Commons provides great fresh food and a wonderful atmosphere. ”

Ryan Glascott '16

There are lots of things to do here

Fair Verona

A Play by Roanoke College's own Erin Keating.

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Date | Time: Thursday, March 30, 2017 | 8:00 PM
Location: Colket Center - Wortmann Ballroom

Basically Tarantino Grandin Premiere

The winners of the 2nd Annual Basically Tarantino Film Contest !

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Date | Time: Thursday, March 30, 2017 | 8:00 PM
Location: Grandin Theatre

U.S. and Russia in the Context of Eastern Europe: Friends or Foes?

Dr. Andrea Mihalache-O'Keep from the Public Affairs Department, Dr. Rob Willingham of the History Department, and Dr. Martha Kuchar of the English Department will be hosting a panel in the Pickle Lounge about relations between the United State and Russia.

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Date | Time: Friday, March 31, 2017 | 2:20 PM
Location: Roanoke College Pickle Lounge

Think of it as a treasure map

With a nice college town, a vibrant city and gorgeous mountains within minutes, fun is never far away. Learn more.

All life is a learning experience

At Roanoke, we believe some of your best learning opportunities occur outside the classroom.  It begins your first of week freshman year, where we'll encourage you to meet and make friends with people from many different backgrounds and learn how to work effectively through life's issues together.

From the start, we'll encourage you to join many different clubs and organizations, where you'll have a chance to take leadership roles, learning to motivate teams, organize events, and achieve your goals.

During your four years here you'll find many exciting things to do that will open your mind to new possibilities, and might even lead you to the passion you've been seeking.