Find Your Passions Here

As you start to find your place in the world, start by finding your place at Elmira College.

Whatever your interests, there is an opportunity for you to get involved with the college, your classmates, and the community. Find a special interest group that will amplify your voice or spend free time with an intramural team. Immerse yourself in everything our campus has to offer.

Students pose for a picture during the Black Student Union banquet

Clubs and Organizations

Get to know others with similar interests or learn something new by joining one of our 50 clubs and organizations. You can join a pre-professional group to start building career skills, perform community engagement with a service club like Rotaract or Circle K, align with cultural groups like the Black Student Union, or explore faith in a spiritual organization. And if you don't see something you like, you can start your own club!

Students play Term III softball

Intramurals and Recreation

There are lots of ways to play. You'll discover Term III softball, flag football, or pickup soccer. We’ve also recently held dodgeball, cornhole, and slip-and-slide kickball tournaments. These intramural and recreational activities are fun ways to enjoy and meet new classmates.

Students take part in the Dance Marathon

Student Activities

The Office of Campus Life is responsible for helping students get the most out of their college experience with special interest clubs, organizations, student government, weekend events, and the management of the Campus Center.

Business students take part in a round table discussion

Student Government

You have a voice at Elmira. Every student is a member of the Student Association (SA), so you have a way to express your opinions and get things accomplished. The SA is the governing body of the students and helps to address the concerns, interests, and values of those living on campus. There are opportunities for you to hold an office as SA Executive if you choose.

A student studies on the lawn of Quarry Farm

Explore Elmira, New York

Elmira College is tucked into the stunning Finger Lakes Region in New York State. While campus life has a lot to offer, the same can be said for the town of Elmira, New York. You can take in the history and culture of the town just by walking around and visiting the sites. There are museums, a performing arts center, a downtown community, a hockey arena, and even a historic baseball field. A few miles farther and you can be golfing, skiing, hiking, or sampling restaurants and wineries.

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