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Student Life at Elon

Students at Rhodes StadiumWhether you want to participate in an art gallery exhibition, organize a political debate or get into Tour de France shape with the cycling club, you'll discover Elon is home to more activities than you can likely fit onto your social calenar. And have we mentioned all cultural events are FREE?

  • Elon has 150+ student-run campus organizations. Visit Elon's Office of Student Activities website to find the groups that interest you. Can't find the perfect match? Start your own!
  • Go Phoenix! Cheer for the 16 NCAA Division I Phoenix teams nearly year-round. For teams and schedules, check out
  • Want to play intramurals or club sports? Campus Recreation has something for everyone. Check out the site for a list of teams, activities and fitness facilities.
  • Whether you're looking for a weekly service project or want to coordinate an annual event, the Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement might be just what you're looking for. The center will help you find the best fit for your schedule and service interests.
  • Elon's central location makes road trips to the mountains or the beaches a breeze! You can go snowboarding, camping, white-water rafting, surfing and much more. Check out the Elon Outdoors website to learn more.
  • Relax with friends and grab a bite to eat at one of the 12 eating options on main campus. Elon has three all-you-can-eat buffets, several sit-down restaurants and great cafes, most with vegetarian, vegan and organic offerings. Visit the Campus Dining website for a list of eateries and menus.