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

  • Flight Simulator: Aviation Club’s latest project July 28, 2014
    During the academic year, I serve as the marketing and club liaison for the Lafayette College Aviation Club. A fellow rising sophomore, Barker Carlock, a chemical engineer from Texas, founded the club with another fellow rising sophomore, Greg an electrical computer engineer from Great Britain. Both have their private pilot’s licenses and decided that their
    Ryan Beebe
  • A July Afternoon July 25, 2014
    Normally (school time=2/3 of the year), I’m a hard-working person. However, during the break, all my energy is gone. The two things I enjoy the most are drinking tea with friends and baking. Lying in the couch for several hours, I feel like I’m becoming one part of the couch.   If I didn’t hear […]
    Natalie Zhang
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