The provisions of this handbook are not to be regarded as a contract between any student/parent and the College. However, all students who accept admission at Randolph-Macon College agree to abide by, uphold, and defend the Student Conduct Code.
The College reserves the right to change any of the policies, rules, regulations, and standards of conduct at any time as may be necessary in the interest of the College.
The College also reserves the right to modify or discontinue any of the services, programs, or activities described in this handbook.
Changes to Policies
The policies and regulations of R-MC may be amended from time to time by action of the responsible bodies. Therefore, the documents in this handbook are subject to change during the academic session. Because of the likelihood of these changes, the official policy is the online version of the student handbook, which can be found on the website
All official communication between the College and student(s) will be through the R-MC student mail services and/or through a student’s College assigned e-mail account.
Table of Contents
Intellectual Property Rights Policy
Policy on the Disclosure of Academic Records
Academic Program Policies
Academic Integrity Code
Student Mission Statement
Student Bill of Rights
Student Conduct Code
College Alcohol Policy
College Illegal Drug Policy
Sexual and Relationship Conduct Policy
Risk Management and Social Host Policy
Residence Life Policies
Room Search Policies
Residential Facilities Policies and Procedures
Fraternity and Sorority Housing Policies
College Hazing Policy
Non-Discrimination and Harassment Policy
Online Copyright Infringement Policy
Posting and Distribution Policy
Policy on Parking and Motor Vehicle Registration
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones)
Guest Speakers and Program Philosophy
Registered Sex Offenders
Emergency Assistance Procedures
Minor Abuse Policy
Sensitive Exam Policy
The online version of this document is the official copy of the Student Handbook. There is a printable version provided as a courtesy. In cases where the two differ, the online version is the official version.
Updated – 8-15-2020
Updated – 12-3-2020
Updated – 7-1-2021
Updated – 11-5-2021
Updated – 7/25/2022
Updated – 2/23/2023