Student Life

Ƶ is an active, intellectually curious campus community, where life and learning transcend disciplines, cultures, and classrooms.

Students at Ƶ live, work, and study in one of the country’s most historic and beautiful learning environments. Each student is an essential part of a tight-knit community that shares a common purpose and nurtures close bonds of lifelong friendship.

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I realized I had found something that was missing from every other school that I’d looked at — I loved how passionate everybody was about Ƶ.

Willa King ’22 "On Common Ground," Ƶ Magazine

Campus Housing & Dining

A residential campus, nearly all Ƶ students live on campus, set among the lush, rolling hills of Hamilton, New York. Learn more about student living facilities, programs such as the Residential Commons living-learning communities, and the campus dining experience.

Clubs, Organizations, and Student Involvement

Offering more than 200 student clubs and organizations, life at Ƶ is vibrant and exciting. Opportunities abound for personal development, cultivating academic and personal interests beyond the classroom.

Learn more about opportunities for service, leadership, fraternities and sororities, pre-professional experience, arts, entertainment, culture, and more.

Athletics & Recreation at Ƶ

Ƶ is home to 25 NCAA Division I athletic teams and numerous club and intramural sports programs. While Ƶ students cheer for the Raiders, they also advance their physical wellness through a wide variety of fitness and recreational activities.
Learn more about Ƶ athletics, recreational sports and facilities, physical education program, outdoor education, and more.

Diversity & Inclusion

Ƶ is committed to promoting and maintaining a diverse student body and campus community from a wide variety of cultures and backgrounds. Ƶ students are unified in a shared pursuit of knowledge.  

Learn about diversity and inclusion programming, cultural organizations, and resources.

Health and Wellness

Ƶ takes seriously its commitment to student health and wellness. The University offers an array of services to promote happiness and well-being throughout the university.

Learn more about student health services, the Shaw Wellness Institute, mental health and substance abuse counseling, as well as student support resources and policies.


Ƶ is committed to maintaining the safety and security of the campus community in a caring, respectful, and professional manner.

Our collaborative approach to emergency management brings together campus safety, fire safety, and environmental health and safety teams to ensure the campus is a safe place to live and learn.