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

  • Blind Booking April 15, 2014
    I know that Lafayette had theirs ages ago… but this week is Jacobs’ Spring Break. Casey and I decided to do blind booking. It’s a really neat idea. It’s like roulette with airplane tickets. It’s with German Wings and they give you a list of places that you could possibly get and you only know where […]
    Lisa Goulding
  • Helgoland April 15, 2014
    Our excursions seem to be more frequent now. It’s a little annoying sometimes because we miss a lot of class and then have to make up classes the week after. The price you pay for traveling. For this trip, however, we left on a friday so we didn’t miss any class. Helgoland is Germany’s only […]
    Lisa Goulding