Graduate Life at Elon

Student Organizations

Elon's beautiful and historic campus is home to a number of opportunities for graduate students. No matter your schedule or interests, there are a variety of ways to get involved. Elon is home to more than 200 student organizations. Graduate students play an active part in campus life.

  • To learn more about student organizations, please visit the Office of Student Activities Website.
  • Club and intramural sports are also popular with Elon graduate students. Visit the Campus Recreation Website to learn more about getting involved and about other ways to stay fit on campus.
  • Elon Phoenix athletics include 17 intercollegiate men's and women's sports in NCAA Division I. Cheering on the Phoenix is a popular pastime for students and community members alike.
  • Service and community involvement are hallmarks of the Elon experience. The Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement works to partner faculty, students and staff in efforts benefitting the university and its surrounding community. The Kernodle Center houses Elon Volunteers!, a student-led program offering a range of volunteer activities.
  • International leaders and scholars are a regular presence at Elon. Visit the Cultural Calendar to check out exciting upcoming events.
  • The Isabella Cannon Global Education Center is the hub of international life on campus. The Centre sponsors cultural programs, speakers and is the home of El Centro de Espanol, which provides opportunities for Elon University students, faculty and staff to learn conversational Spanish through immersion, interaction and community service.Visit the Cultural Calendar to check out exciting upcoming events.

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Graduate Housing

Elon does not provide housing for graduate students; however, the Town of Elon and the City of Burlington offer many housing options that are affordable and close to campus. Learn more about off-campus housing options on the Resident Life Website.