The mission of the Elon University Forest is to provide a protected natural area to serve primarily as a teaching resource and research site and secondarily as a service learning site and quiet place for reflection and observation.

“Elon” is Hebrew for “oak.”  It is fitting, then, that the hardwood forests and other ecosystems of Elon University Forest represent the spirit, strength, and sustainability of Elon University. The Forest symbolizes a permanence that exists even while the University and the larger world change rapidly, as well as the notion that nature itself is a central part of higher education.
 

News at Elon

Opening Doors: Love for Elon sparks scholarship gift by alumnus

A longtime dedication to philanthropy paves the way to John H. ’66 and Faye T. Sellers Elon Engagement Scholarship. The "Opening Doors" story series celebrates the power of scholarships to change the lives of Elon students and the generosity of donors who make this transformation possible.

Annual 'snapshot' shows expansion of Elon’s service to the community

The annual report offers a look at the various ways that Elon students participate in service work each year and their opinions about service. 

Incoming students ‘Engage’ through service-oriented experience at Elon

Twenty-four new Elon students spent the week at Elon and in the Alamance County community serving nonprofits and learning about the area. 

Elon’s campus busy with summer construction activity

Summer is the busiest time for construction on Elon's campus and there are many projects underway. Read this note for details about enhancements to Elon's outstanding environment for learning. 

Elon students honored for spring semester grades

Elon University has released its President's List and Dean's List academic recognitions for the 2017 spring semester.