Getting Started

your rollins identity

All students are issued a student identification number called an R-Number.  This number is unique to you and will be needed to access personal information from Financial Aid, the Bursar (Finance Office), and student records. Please have your R-Number available when you contact these offices.

foxid

The FoxID is your user login and gives you access to the online resources available to Rollins’ students, including your Rollins College Office 365 email, FoxLink, Virtual Learning Environments, and Holt AdvisorTrac online advisor scheduling portal.  Links to these websites are located at http://www.rollins.edu/directories/.

rollins email address

Correspondence from the Hamilton Holt School will be sent to the student's official College '@rollins.edu' email account. Students are expected to check their email on a frequent and consistent basis in order to stay current with College-related communications.

foxlink

FoxLink is the gateway to your student information. This is where you will register for classes, view financial aid requirements and awards, view and print term schedules, complete course and instructor evaluations, and connect with classmates and instructors.  Access your account online by selecting FoxLink from the list of campus logins on the R-Net page.

degree works

Degree Works is an online academic audit program. This program will arrange your courses to show your academic progress each term. For new students, it may take time to enter transfer credits earned from other institutions, but they should be posted by the end of your first term. Access to Degree Works is located inside FoxLink on the lower right corner of the Student and Registration Tab. If you have any questions or see an error, please email your adviser.

blackboard

Some faculty use the online learning tool Blackboard to organize course content and documents (but not every course will have a Blackboard component).  Tools available through Blackboard discussion boards, group collaboration, document exchange, and online testing.  Access your Blackboard account from anywhere by making the selection from the list of campus logins on the R-Net page. 

campus parking

Student Parking is available in the SunTrust Parking Garage located off Park Avenue between in Comstock and Lyman Avenues. Students are required to have a decal. Decals are issued by the Campus Safety Office. Visit Campus Safety for instructions and fee information

r card

All students are required to obtain an identification card called an R-Card. In addition to serving as your Student ID, your R-Card can be used as a debit card for the bookstore, food services, and some vending machines. It also allows for parking in the Rollins College parking garage, after you purchase your Parking Decal. First-time students may obtain an R-Card and Parking Decal after they register. Visit Campus Safety for additional information.

disability services

Rollins College is committed to equal access and does not discriminate unlawfully against persons with disabilities in its policies, procedures, programs, or employment processes. The College recognizes its obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1983 and the Americans with Disabilities Act to provide an environment that does not discriminate against persons with disabilities. According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, a “person with a disability” includes “any person who (i) has a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more of such person’s major life activities, (ii) has a record of such impairment, or (iii) is regarded as having an impairment.

Please visit Disability Services website for instructions on applying for accommodations. Students who have turned in appropriate documentation must meet with the Disability Services Coordinator at the beginning of each semester to discuss accommodations.

olin library

The Olin Library was built in 1985 during the Seymour administration by architect James Gamble Rogers II through a generous donation from the F. W. Olin Foundation. The building features computer labs, group study rooms, classroom space, and a beautiful tower room overlooking the Rollins campus and Lake Virginia. When Rollins College was founded in 1885, its library collection consisted of a Bible and a dictionary. Today, students have at their disposal considerable library resources ranging from ancient tomes to the latest technology in information retrieval. Olin is also home to the college Archives and Special Collections, the Tutoring and Writing Center, Instructional Technology, and the Information Technology Help Desk. Visit Olin Library for more information.

tutorial / writing services

TJ's Tutoring and Writing Consulting at Olin Library is a free service for all students in any major for help with course material and/or papers. You usually work individually or sometimes in groups, always by appointment, Sunday-Friday, mornings-evenings. Meet with your fellow peers who have been nominated by your professors and specifically trained to help you hone your knowledge. Come to brainstorm your approaches to learning, make connections in and among your classes, understand assignments, prepare for tests and presentations, discuss professor comments, and work on papers in the composition, revision, or editing stage of the writing process.  Visit TJ's Tutoring and Writing for more information or to schedule an appointment.