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.

What floats your boat?

Whatever you're into, there's a good chance you'll find it here at Roanoke—and lots more you may not have tried yet. With 9 fraternities and sororities, 10 religious groups, 27 varsity and club teams, and more than 100 clubs and organizations, you're sure to find people who share your interests.

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

Roanoke College Coffee Shop Talks

These talks provide a relaxed forum for discussion and inquiry on a wide range of topics. Each one-hour talk includes a short presentation, followed by questions and discussion.

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Date | Time: Thursday, September 03, 2015 | 8:00 PM
Location: Mill Mountain Coffee & Tea

Art Exhibition - Wunderkammer & Samworth

Olin and Smoyer galleries will feature Wunderkammer and Blackberry Ramble: The Adventures of Charles Willson Peale from Sept. 11 through Oct. 11.

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Date | Time: September 11 - October 11, 2015 | 5:30 PM
Location: Roanoke College

Kandinsky Trio Kick Off Concert

Beginning its 28th season, the Kandinsky Trio welcomes sensational tenor, Brian Thorsett. His credits include performances with the San Francisco and Glimmerglass Opera Companies as well performances with the Prague Sinfonietta, Mark Morris Dance Company and at the Aldeburgh Festival. Thorsett will be performing a wide range of repertoire with the Kandinskys, including Mozart's Non temer, amato bene, folk songs arranged by Ralph Vaughan Williams and a recent gem, "Merciles Beaute" by Michael Scherperel.

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Date | Time: Saturday, September 12, 2015 | 7:30 PM
Location: Roanoke College Olin Theater

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.