24 hours may not be enough
Like home sweet home (but fewer rules)
Diversity and Inclusion
Roanoke College is dedicated to improving the quality of life for students of multicultural backgrounds. Through a more welcoming and comforting environment, the college wants to help them excel academically and socially. Through diverse educational, cultural and social programs, we're building a more diverse community of students.
“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
Inspired by Buddhist ideas of envelopment of life’s precious moments, this exhibition features work from five different artists who explore ideas of identity, meditation, energy, experience, and human consciousness.
Date | Time:
Monday, February 15, 2021
Location: Olin Hall Galleries
Winner of top prizes at the Venice and Mumbai film festivals, Chaitanya Tamhane’s Court is a quietly devastating, absurdist portrait of injustice, caste prejudice, and venal politics in contemporary India.
Date | Time:
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Location: Online via Zoom
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.