Lafayette is a close-knit, diverse community. With more than 250 clubs and organizations, 23 NCAA Division I intercollegiate sports, a vibrant arts scene, and much more, students have ample opportunities to work, serve others, and play.

Students

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Involved, active students who like to learn, have fun, and make a difference—take a look at student life at Lafayette.

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"Best School Ever"?

The Music Appreciation Floor reinterprets a popular song in the winning entry of the Inauguration Video Contest, which called for videos on "What Makes Lafayette...Lafayette."

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Sports and Wellness

Many students participate in our NCAA Division I athletics program, and there are plenty of other ways to have fun and stay fit on campus. Compete in one of 50 intramural sports, learn to rock-climb, or stretch your body in a Pilates class.

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Student Clubs and Activities

Trek through nature with the Outdoors Club. Sharpen your oratory skills with the Debate Team. Keep your chops up with the Jazz Band. At Lafayette, you can find a club to suit you or start your own.

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Division of Campus Life

Whether you’re looking for help with academic or personal matters, to volunteer at a homeless shelter, pledge a fraternity or sorority, or find a great place to live, you’ll be in good hands with our Campus Life staff.

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RSS Student Blogs

  • Saint-Louis: Spring Break March 4, 2015
    After our adventure/misadventure in the Gambian boarder, A friend of mine and I thought we could get some real rest inside of Senegal for spring break. We decided to go to the north of Senegal for the rest of the week in Saint-Louis. We left on Wednesday.   Here we are at this calm, beautiful and […]
    Rebeka Ramangamihanta
  • I’m a Man of Wealth and Taste: McKelvy House March 4, 2015
    So, I have had the pleasure to live in a big mansion while at Lafayette College. Fully stocked kitchen, gorgeous foyer, fancy staircase, and large rooms…oh indeed, I am living the high life, and that’s not even mentioning the gardens (with a working fountain). Now, you’re probably thinking that I’m a totally pretentious snob, and […]
    Robert Sanchez
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