Information and Useful Links for Parents and Families of Randolph Students

This site will acquaint you with our campus community. College should be a family experience and we want to make the Randolph experience a memorable one for you as well as your daughter or son. Our outstanding faculty and staff are dedicated to creating a unique environment conducive to living and learning. We think you will find this site a very useful resource as your student gets acclimated to campus life at Randolph. Below you will find information about programs that the college offers to help parents get and stay connected to the college community. We also have included links to a variety of information that you may find useful:

Upcoming Events and Dates of Interest!

  • September 28-30 - Family Weekend
  • October 20- Homecoming!
  • October 12 - 16 - Fall Break (Begins at 6 p.m. on Friday)
  • November 21 - 25 - Thanksgiving Holiday
  • December 7 - Fall Classes End
  • December 14 - Final Exams End
  • January 14 - Spring Classes Begin
  • March 1 - 10 - Spring Break (Begins at 6 p. m. on Friday)
  • April 26 - Spring Classes End
  • May 3 - Final Exams End
  • May 11 - 12 - Commencement Weekend

Volunteer/Engagement Opportunities

Parents Fund and Parents Leadership Circle

Donors to The Parents Fund play a critical role each year by supporting the College's annual fund and sometimes specific projects for which the College seeks support. Parents Fund projects enrich the Randolph College experience for current students. Randolph College faculty, students and staff are grateful for gifts from parents at any level.

The Parents Leadership Circle comprises parents of current and past College students who support the Parents Fund with an annual gift of $1,000 or more. We are pleased to recognize parent leaders in a variety of meaningful ways throughout the year.

Parents Association

Members of the Parents Association are parents of current and past Randolph College and Randolph-Macon Woman's College students. The College welcomes engagement from parents in a variety of ways, including:

  • Recruiting students
  • Giving and encouraging others to give to the Parents Fund
  • Serving as ambassadors during Family Weekend
  • Serving as a mentor or providing internships
  • Serving as volunteers with Randolph College Athletics

For more information about engaging in the life of Randolph College, please contact:

Jim Duffy, Senior Associate Director of Admissions, about admissions recruiting: 434.485.8027 or e-mail at

Jennifer Newell, Director of Development, about the Parents Fund: 434.485.8057 or e-mail at

Terry Bodine, Interim Dean of Students and Director of Residence Life, about serving as an ambassador during Families Weekend: 434.947.8119 or e-mail at

Krista Leighton, Director of Career Development, about serving as a mentor or offering an internship 434.947.8344 or e-mail at

Tina Hill, Athletic Director, about engaging with the WildCats: 434.947.8537 or e-mail at

Frequently Used Links

Links to information especially for and frequently requested by parents and families of current and future students.

Additional Links:

  • Portal for Families - private site for families of current students. Call (434) 947-8103 if you need help with your login.

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