The Colket Center Information Desk serves as the campus box office. Tickets for upcoming campus events, with the exception of Olin Hall shows, may be obtained here. Call 378-5125 for more information.
RC Dining Services caters many events in the Colket Center and numerous other locations on campus. A variety of special catered events are available to your conference group. Don't be afraid to ask for that special event. Some "old favorites" are:
Coffee Breaks with homemade coffee cake Picnics on the Back Quad Boxed lunches for groups on the go Served or buffet dinners or lunches. NOTE: Some of these events are for large groups only. Contact RC Dining Services for more information.
If you are interested in hosting a conference on the Roanoke College campus, please visit our web-site at: www.roanoke.edu/conferencing.
Copy Machine There is a coin-operated copy machine located on the lower level. Campus organizations, offices, and departments may also use this machine and charge copies directly to their college accounts.
Courtesy Telephones are also available on each level. These courtesy phones provide free local and on-campus calls. Calling cards are required to make long distance calls.
You can send or receive a fax at the Information Desk or in the Bookstore. Each page, whether sending or receiving, costs only $1.00.
The Colket Center Information Desk provides numerous services including:
Event rooms, table tent, Channel 65 reservations, upcoming events, change (for laundry & other vending), fax (send & receive documents), lost and Found, event tickets, discount movie tickets, discount baseball tickets, Internet. The entire Colket Center is equipped with wireless Internet connections. If your laptop doesn't have a wireless card, you can also use a convenient port or one of the public access terminals.
Lost and Found
If you lost it on campus, you might find it at the Colket Center Information Desk. Unclaimed articles are disposed of at the end of each academic year.
LoungeYou can lounge around in the Colket Center on the comfy sofas in the lower level Atrium, the main Atrium, and the small, secluded lounge on the main level.
Meeting RoomsThe Colket Center features several meeting spaces to accommodate the diverse needs of the campus community and our off-campus guests. A variety of audio-visual equipment is available for use within the building.
Monterey Guest House
Roanoke College owns and operates a guest house, Monterey, with five bedrooms; two rooms each with a queen bed, two rooms each with a double bed, and one room with a twin. Rates for 2007 are based per room per night and private rental or departmental charge. They range from $20 - $65 per night. Reservations can be made for these rooms by calling Room Reservations at 540-378-5125.
The campus post office is located on the lower level of the Colket Center. Services include:
Providing campus mailboxes for receiving all types of mail including official Roanoke College correspondence, interdepartmental, and on-campus mail, stamp sales, sending of certified, express, insured, and priority mail, sending packages, including internationally, sending and receiving UPS, including Next-day AirReceiving Federal Express, RPS, Airborne, and other overnight delivery services, forwarding student mail during summer break and after graduation. For all mail to a student or a member of the faculty or staff, simply send mail to:
Student's Name Campus Box #_____221 College Lane Roanoke College Salem, VA 24153
Faculty/Staff Name_____ Department 221 College Lane Roanoke College Salem, VA 24153
Public Access Computer Terminals Three computer terminals are conveniently located throughout the Colket Center. These stations are available for general use by students, faculty, staff, and guests.
RCTV (Channel 65)
The Colket Center provides a 24-hour information channel publicizing up-coming events and inclement weather bulletins. This channel can be found on your cable-ready TV on Channel 65. Channel 65 Spot Request Form
Rentals The Coordinator of the Colket Center is the college's rental agent. If your off-campus group wants to rent a campus facility or hold a meeting, or you want to book your wedding and wedding reception, contact Diane Wing at 540-375-2307.
Satellite TV Kresge Conference Room is equipped with Direct TV as well as the college's cable signal.
Student Organization Office
Recognized student organizations are provided office cubicles and storage space in the room on the 2nd floor.
The Tech Crew is a group of student that the Colket Center employees to work many of the Campus Activities Board and other student organization shows. Their responsibilities include performing stage crew functions, assisting entertainers, operating sound and lighting equipment, and general "roadie" duties. Tech Crew performs its services both within the Colket Center and around campus. If you are interested in joining Tech Crew, please apply online.
Weddings and Wedding Receptions
Planning on getting married? The Colket Center is a wonderful location to hold your wedding reception plus you get our outstanding Catering Department to prepare your meals. Antrim Chapel is available to students, faculty, staff, and alumni for wedding services. Contact Diane Wing, Coordinator of the Colket Center, at 540-375-2307 for more information.