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

  • Accepting Every Challenge May 26, 2015
    By Jane Kuntz ’15 At only 19 years of age, the Marquis de Lafayette sailed to America on the Hermione for the French intervention in the Revolutionary War. When Lafayette arrived in America, he adopted the motto “Cur Non?” meaning “Why Not?” This spirit guided him to play an integral role in America’s freedom, and […]
    Jane Kuntz
  • A Memorable Night May 24, 2015
    By Ryan Dodds ’15 The Economics Department and the Policy Studies Program joined together to offer the class Industry, Strategy, and Policy. This course is designed to analyze the major factors that shape the performance and profitability of organizations and industries. This is accomplished through a group project. Each student is assigned to a group […]
    Ryan Dodds
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