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Student Affairs

From New Student Orientation to Commencement, the Office of Student Affairs has you covered. We can connect you to your academic advisor, issue your student ID (or replace a lost one), tell you about residence hall life, and answer questions about where to park. We are conveniently located on the lower level of Hulman Union, and we always have snacks on hand, so stop by and see us any time!

Life at Rose-Hulman: Info to Know

We know you’ve got questions about student life at Rose-Hulman—and you’ve come to the right place for answers. Get information about some of the topics we’re asked about most often in the sections below.

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Academic Advising

Starting the week of freshman orientation, you’ll work closely with your academic advisor to make create a class schedule to meet your educational goals. At your initial meeting, your advisor will discuss class registration and other important academic issues. Be sure to bring your laptop to the advisor meetings because they will register for classes online. Look for more details and personalized information when you login to My Rose-Hulman.

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Unlike many larger schools, we allow you to bring a car as a freshman. Just register your car during New Student Orientation (it's free), and you’re good to go! But even if you don’t bring a car to campus, no worries! You'll be able to find someone who can give you a ride to the mall, grocery store, bowling alley, restaurant, movie theater or anywhere else you need to go. And if you can't find a ride, ask your Resident Assistant for assistance!

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ID Cards

Your Rose-Hulman student ID gets you discounts around town, free admission to Rose-Hulman athletic events, discounts at Hatfield Hall, meals in the dining hall and more. Italso is your way of showing the world you're a student at one of the greatest colleges in the country! You will get your student ID during New Student Orientation.

Lost your ID? Never fear. You may obtain a replacement ID for $10 in the Student Affairs Office on the lower level of the Hulman Union. Just stop by during our offices hours, Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Care packages are the best! So, you will be assigned a campus mailbox located in Moench Hall where mail is distributed Monday-Saturday. Please have your friends and family (or Amazon) address your mail in the following manner:

Your Name
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
5500 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN 47803

(We promise not to open boxes that smell like chocolate chips.)

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Accessibility Services

Students who have special needs or require accessibility services may be eligible to receive accommodations that provide equal access to the living and learning environment, and college activities. After being admitted to RHIT, students must establish their eligibility for accommodations by notifying the Director of Accessibility Services and providing sufficient documentation.

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International Student Services

Support services for our international students include an International Student Services Office--to assist international students with immigration issues, cross-cultural counseling, and other personal situations--and an active International Student Association.

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All students who do not have health coverage must purchase accident and health insurance coverage, and it will be included in the first billing statement of an academic year. If you are covered by your parents' or your own policy, you may waive the student health insurance prior to the start of each quarter. Get for more details when you login to My Rose-Hulman.

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Rose-Hulman is a wireless campus, and all students are encouraged to work on laptops. All freshmen receive a laptop on the Monday of New Student Orientation in the Hatfield Hall Auditorium. At that time you will receive information on usage and network access. To learn more about laptop specs, or to make a laptop deposit, login to My Rose-Hulman.

Getting Here and Back

The Indianapolis International Airport is just under an hour away, so you will need to have a ride from the airport to campus. If you find it impossible to arrange pick-up at Indianapolis, a representative from Rose-Hulman can pick you up for your initial arrival in the fall. After that, it will be your responsibility to arrange transportation though the shuttle service provided through the Student Affairs Office, with a friend, or limo service. 

You may also ride a Greyhound bus to Terre Haute. If you need to be picked up at the bus station, please contact the Office of Student Affairs in advance so we may help you arrange a ride to campus.

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From Textbooks to T-Shirts

Graph paper? Gotcha. Hoodie? Holla--you’ve come to the right place! Our campus bookstoreis conveniently located in the Hulman Union and carries everything you need for your classes, and to show your school spirit.

Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sat 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Closed on Sundays.

Phone: 812-877-8344

*Closed Saturdays during summer break and when classes are not in session.

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Keeping Campus Safe

The Office of Public Safety is your source for information on emergency procedures, crime prevention, parking regulations, vehicle registration, escort service, crime statistics, and emergency call boxes.