92% of students live on campus. And with a population of 83% out-of-state students, most students stay on campus through the weekends. As a first-year student, you’ll share a floor with other first-years, forming an instant support group. And living on campus makes it easier for you to connect to academic and co-curricular opportunities on campus.
The Thomas Commons is the hub of campus activity. You’ll gather there daily to dine, socialize, exercise, organize events, enjoy late-night activities, explore volunteer and career opportunities, DJ for KRNL, and much more.
"There’s something really magical about programming events. After months of planning, figuring out details, spreading the word, a little bit of stress… BOOM. The event is happening--and you’re responsible. You and your committee made good stuff happen...."
"A large, inclusive community comes together to play these games with one another in an effort to de-stress, enjoy themselves, meet new people, make new friends, and enjoy college to the fullest. They don’t ask who you are or why you’re here. All they ask is, “Do you want to play a game with us?”"
Five rising sophomores speak candidly about their own experiences: about their transition, what they wish they knew going into college and what they have learned, in the hopes that it will help and inspire the class of 2018.