What to Expect

We want you to relax and have a great summer.  Here's a list of what you can expect to receive from us over the next few months, which we hope will help set your mind at ease. If you have questions, please call (800) 277-9017. We can't wait to see you on August 20 for Move-In Day

What to expect in June:

Insurance: Students entering Hendrix College are required to have adequate health insurance. If you do not have coverage through family or other sources, Hendrix does provide a plan for students. Information regarding health insurance requirements and a brochure outlining Hendrix’s insurance program will arrive in early June. Please read carefully about the program’s benefits and waiver information.

Academic Welcome: In mid-June, or soon after your admission process is complete, you will receive an academic packet containing instructions and materials relating to academic planning, your faculty advisor, and building your schedule for next year. Any questions you have prior to receiving this packet should be directed to advising@hendrix.edu or (501) 450-1254.

Computers: Instructions for accessing your Hendrix e-mail and Campus Web accounts will be mailed with your Academic Welcome packet in mid-June. If you are curious about what type of computer to bring or have other technology questions, please visit the Information Technology Web site or call (501) 450-1340.

Orientation: Time to gear up for your arrival at Hendrix! An online booklet outlining Orientation trip possibilities will be posted on the Orientation Web site in mid-June. Call the Orientation staff at (501) 450-1291 for additional information about Orientation.

What to expect in July:

Housing: Look for your housing assignment and roommate(s) information to arrive in early July. A list of suggested and prohibited items for moving in will be sent along with your housing assignment. If you have any questions, please visit the Residence Life Web site, e-mail housing@hendrix.edu, or call (501) 450-1416.

Billing: Your tuition statement will be available online in early July. An e-mail will be sent to your Hendrix e-mail account once it's available. Please remember that account balances are due on August 9, 2013. Descriptions of a monthly payment plan offered by Tuition Management System and a Tuition Refund Plan offered by A.W.G. Dewar will be included. E-mail our Director of Student Accounts, Chris Simon, at simon@hendrix.edu or call (501) 450-1336 with any billing questions.

Family Packet: A packet welcoming families to the College will arrive in mid-July. The packet includes a Family Guide and information about making the transition to college. If there are additional parent or guardian addresses to which packets should be sent, please e-mail adm@hendrix.edu or call (501) 450-1362.

Orientation: In late July, you will receive your Orientation trip placement. Information about Orientation can be found on the Orientation Web site or by calling the Orientation staff at (501) 450-1291.

What to expect in August:

BCSSE Survey Information: Watch your Hendrix e-mail account for an invitation to participate in the Beginning College Survey of Student Engagement (BCSSE) in early August. The survey will remain open until August 22, 2013.

Parking: You will receive your parking registration and permit upon checking in on Move-In Day on August 20, 2013. If you have questions about student parking, contact Public Safety at (501) 450-1348.


If you have questions, feel free to give us a call. Check out the handy list below:


(501) 329-6811


(501) 450-1336

Academic Support Services

(501) 505-2954

Public Safety

(501) 450-1348

Residence Life

(501) 450-1416

Student Affairs

(501) 450-1222

Career Services (501) 450-1440