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.

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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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  • Fall Break 2014 October 16, 2014
    This Fall Break, I joined the minority of people here at Lafayette who live more than a six-hour drive away from their house for a long weekend. Despite campus seeming almost deserted, there were people here if you took the time to find them. I tried to get as much of my homework done on […]
    Alexander Gordon-Sandweiss
  • Bioinformatics: A New Science October 16, 2014
    Lafayette promotes a distinct type of education. Several classes offered at Lafayette can be considered interdisciplinary courses. This semester one of the courses I am taking is called Bioinformatics. The main emphasis of this class is to take large sets of biotic information and using that information to solve biological problems. This semester is Dr. […]
    Erika Hernandez
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