Elmira College is on a 55-acre campus in the small town setting of Elmira, New York.
There are many activities and organizations for Elmira College students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Elmira College does not have fraternities or sororities.
Elmira College has the SAB (Student Activities Board). In fact, more students participate in the SAB (Student Activities Board) than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Elmira College include Enactus, Colleges Against Cancer (Relay for Life), Orchesis and Habitat for Humanity.
Elmira College students' favorite campus events are Mountain Day, Holiday Banquet and Ball and May Days.
This table offers information on housing at Elmira College.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for senior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||88%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,237|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||854|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||12%|
Elmira College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Elmira College students live on campus. In 2022, 88% of undergrads at Elmira College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 12% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Elmira College. There are 1,237 spots available in on-campus housing for all 715 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 854 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 90% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Elmira College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Elmira College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Elmira College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Golf||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Ice Hockey||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||Club Teams||Club Teams||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Volleyball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Elmira College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Elmira College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Elmira College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, Elmira College has 24-hour locked residence hall entrances.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Elmira College, take Interstate 86 to Elmira, NY. If you need to fly, book your flight to Elmira-Corning Regional airport.
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