Student Services Handbook - Parents' Edition


Location: First Floor, Student Union
Phone: 812-877-8433
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Rose-Hulman dedicates itself to the total growth and development of each individual student. The Office of Student Affairs coordinates most of the non-academic aspects of Rose-Hulman student life.  Many of the areas of responsibility in the Office of Student Affairs are facilitated through the central office located on the first floor of the student union building. The Office of Student Affairs offers personal and academic counseling services, information concerning housing on and off campus, and general information on all aspects of student life.

Student Affairs Staff
Erik Hayes, Vice President of Student Affairs/Dean of Students, 812-877-8230
Tom Miller, Dean of Student Affairs, 812-877-8210
Kyle Rhodes, Associate Director of Residence Life, 812-877-8651
Eric Liobis, Assistant Director of Residence Life, 812-877-8451


Location: Second Floor, Student Union
Phone: 812-877-8537
Call for assistance
Counseling services are provided for students through the Student Affairs Office in the Student Union. Three full time counselors and Ph.D. Interns in Counseling are available to students for individual or group counseling. Students are encouraged to use these services whenever they have personal concerns of any nature and desire confidential attention. No appointments are necessary. Referrals can be made if the student so desires.


Location: First Floor, Hadley Hall
Phone: 812-877-8259
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Contact: Melinda Middleton, Director of Financial Aid
There are many sources of financial assistance available to Rose-Hulman students, including scholarships, grants, loans and work-study. A student may apply for aid prior to the beginning of any quarter. Most assistance, however, is assigned for an academic year. All financial aid granted by Rose-Hulman is coordinated by the Office of Financial Aid.

NOTE: You need to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year by March 1.


Location: First Floor, Student Union
Phone: 812-877-8367
Health Services is open Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. -4:00 p.m.  In addition to the treatment of minor illness and injuries, the Health Service Office will supervise the treatment and general health of registered Rose-Hulman students.  Ordinary prescription drugs and medicine are furnished free, but certain services such as X-ray examinations, special drugs and laboratory tests are not available on campus, and the cost of these services must be borne by the student.  A packet of mandatory health forms must be completed prior to arrival on campus.  These forms may be found on the Health Services webpage.

NOTE: Medical insurance is required of all students, so students who do not have health insurance must purchase accident and health insurance coverage. This protection covers all students during the regular school year. Spouse coverage is also available to married students. Call Insurance Coordinator Susan Butts at 812-877-8457 for more information.


Location: First Floor, Student Union
Phone: 812-877-8344
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
The Rose-Hulman Bookstore has a complete selection of course books, school supplies, imprinted sportswear, gift items and a whole lot more. It provides services for the campus such as check cashing, special orders, UPS and gift certificates. The bookstore also stocks various sundry items such as personal care products, snack goods and basic household products.


Location: Second Floor, Student Union
Phone: 812-877-8833
Contact: Deborah Robinson, Director, Rose-Hulman Dining Services
Students living in the residence halls are required to have a meal plan (Seniors may be exempt). Freshmen are required to take the 19-meal/week plan. Sophomores, juniors and seniors may choose from the 95, 145, or 180 block plans.

Dining amenities:

  • Moench Cafe, in Moench Hall, and Logan's in the Logan Library, serve specialty coffees, snacks, and drinks.
  • A Subway restaurant and convenience store are located in the apartment-style residence hall.
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served Sunday-Friday; lunch is served on Saturday.


Location: Facilities Operations Center
Phone: 812-877-8699
Contact: Tanya Olah, Senior Manager, Shipping & Receiving
Students are assigned a campus mailbox upon arriving on campus. They keep the same box number the entire time they are enrolled at Rose-Hulman. All mailboxes are located in Moench Hall.

Mail is distributed Monday through Saturday. Outgoing mail pickups are Monday through Friday at 4:30 p.m. and Saturday at 7:45 a.m. Stamps may be purchased in the mail processing center.

How to address mail
Mail to your student should be address as follows:
Student Name
CM 00 (fill in with personal box number)
5500 Wabash Avenue
Terre Haute, IN 47803


Phone: 812-877-8590
Contact: John Wolfe, Director of Public Safety
The Office of Public Safety, located on the east side of campus, provides a variety of integrated services to the Rose-Hulman community. Student escort service, vehicle registration and traffic enforcement are included in the program. Additional duties of the staff consist of maintaining updates on potential development of adverse weather and alerting community members of these situations; energy disruption; fire protection and control; security; and protection of life, property and Institute assets in general.

To report an emergency, dial campus extension 8590.


Location: Second Floor, Student Union
Phone: 812-877-8241
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5p.m.
Contact: Kristen Loyd, Director of Student Services, 812-877-8484
The Director of Student Activities works with student organizations to coordinate and promote a wide variety of campus activities. A master calendar of campus activities is kept in the office.


Location: A Section, Moench Hall
Phone: 812-877-8296
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Contact: Michelle Kirkpatrick, Student Financial Services
Student Financial Services is available to serve students in the areas of student organization deposits, laptop financing, student billing and student payroll. Students may cash personal checks up to $100 in the Bookstore. First Financial Bank maintains two ATMs on campus: one in Moench Hall and one in the Student Union.


Location: First Floor, Student Union
Phone: 812-877-8040
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Contact: Patty Eaton, Director of Student Accessibility Services
The Director of Student Accessibility Services works with students with disabilities. Students who want special housing, academic or other types of accommodations must provide the coordinator with documentation less than three years old. This documentation must provide diagnosis and clearly describe the disability and the justification for the requested accommodations.