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

The Quantico Marine Corps Band 175th Anniversary Performance

Roanoke College has a history of welcoming the Marine Band to its anniversary celebrations and this year is no different. The Quantico Marine Corps Band will perform in honor of the College's 175th anniversary as a kick-off to the new academic year. 

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Date | Time: Monday, August 28, 2017 | 7:00 PM
Location: Roanoke College


Celebrate your entrance into college. 

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Date | Time: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 | 11:30 AM
Location: Cregger Center, Roanoke College

Kandinsky Trio Series Concert: Opening Concert

To begin the Kandinsky Trio's 30th anniversary season, the Trio will be joined by violist Russell Fallstad, a founding member of the Fry Street Quartet and improv group, Dueling Fiddlers, along with violinist John Irrera, a member of the Irrera Brothers Duo.

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Date | Time: Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 7:30 PM
Location: Roanoke College

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.