Student Handbook

Rights and Responsibilities

The following outlines your rights and responsibilities as a resident of Hendrix College’s residential facilities. These rights and responsibilities have been created for all residents to enhance the community of their apartment complex, house or hall. Your ability to enjoy life in the residential facilities will depend on the thoughtful consideration that you demonstrate toward others.

Basic rights of a resident include: 

  • The right to read, study, and relax free from undue interference in one’s room due to unreasonable noise and other distractions.
  • The right to sleep without undue disturbance from guests of roommate(s) and/or other residents.
  • The right to expect that a roommate will respect others’ personal belongings.
  • The right to a clean living environment.
  • The right to privacy.
  • The right to host guests with the expectation that guests are to respect the rights of the host’s roommate(s) and other building residents.
  • The right to be free from fear of intimidation and physical and/or emotional harm.
  • The right to have free access to one’s room and facilities without pressure from roommate(s) and other residents.

Basic responsibilities of a resident include:

  • The responsibility to address grievances in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • The responsibility to communicate concerns in the event of roommate or resident difficulties.
  • First, address your concerns with the person(s) involved and try to resolve the problem. If that is unsuccessful, contact your RA and/or your Area Coordinator.
  • The responsibility to cooperate in a reasonable manner regarding the use of items shared within a living space.
  • The responsibility for the behavior of guest(s) as well as others within the living space.
  • The responsibility to act as a mature adult.

Student Handbook Contact Info

Jim Wiltgen
Dean of Students
(501) 450-1222

Michael Le Blanc
Assistant Dean of Students
Director of the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities
(501) 450-1222

De Ann Huett
Administrative Assistant  
(501) 450-1222