Creative problem-solving, teamwork and grace under pressure are all required when students gather to compete in the Salem Civic Challenge.

Although Virginia consumers remain anxious about inflation heading into the holiday shopping season many are optimistic that the coming years will bring better economic conditions. 

Omari Chancellor ’17, who began dabbling in filmmaking as a student at Roanoke College, recently starred in the Apple TV+ film “The Greatest Beer Run Ever.”

Each year, Roanoke College's Institute for Policy and Opinion Research conducts a Holiday Spending Report. This year, holiday spending is likely to increase in part because of rising prices.  


IT Technology Luncheon - In Partnership with Academic Affairs - "Our INQ Curriculum and Amazing New Advances in Advising”

IT Technology Luncheon - Wednesday, Dec. 7. Through collaboration between Information Technology, the Registrar’s Office, and the Dean’s Office, a new version of the “Progress” tab for students and advisors for INQ is rolling out


Tuition Remission & Tuition Exchange News!

We have several tuition benefit announcements to share!  First, our annual Tuition Benefits Workshop is moving to the spring semester to better align with the college search process. Also, see below for updates to the Tuition Remission/Tuition Exchange Requests processes!


Help Biology Bob and His Biology Friends Save the Holidays for Homeless Pets

Biology Bob and His Biology Friends are still collecting canned pet food for the Franklin County Humane Society and Planned Pethood Clinic.

Honorary Degree Nominations

Nominations are being accepted now through Dec. 16.

Dining Services to Host Annual Winter Dinner

Dining Services is hosting its annual Winter Dinner on Wednesday, December 7, 2023, between 4:30-7:30 p.m.  in Sutton Commons.


Bast Gym
8:00 PM‐10:00 PM

Ramseur Beamer
11:00 AM‐4:00 PM

Pickle in Colket
12:00 PM‐1:00 PM

Wortmann Ballroom
4:30 PM‐6:30 PM

Olin Theatre
7:30 PM‐9:00 PM

11:00 AM‐4:00 PM

Weather Cam



4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Chicken Gyros
Lamb Gyros
French Fries
Tzatziki Sauce

Vegetarian Bar

Pasta Bar
Brick Oven Pizza
Salad Bar*
Bakery Station

Tomorrow's Brunch

10:30 am – 2:00 pm

Cinnamon Oatmeal
Hard Boiled & Scrambled Eggs
Sausage Patties
Tater Tots
Hot Biscuits
Cinnamon Apples
Corn Dog Nuggets

Belgium Waffle Bar

Omelet Station*

Sala Bar*
Fruit & Yogurt Bar*

Commons 466 seats open

Cavern 170 seats open

Freshens 7 seats open


Chicken Tenders