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Olivet College Student Life

Olivet College is on a 92-acre campus in a small town setting in Olivet, Michigan, not far from Lansing and Battle Creek. Olivet College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus,, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Olivet College does not have fraternities or sororities.

Olivet College has a thriving Minority Association of Premedical Students. In fact, more students participate in Minority Association of Premedical Students than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Olivet College include Gay-Straight Alliance, Mathletes, OC Association Computing Machinery and Black Student Union.

The Olivet College community comes together each year for Lecture and Symposium Speakers Series, Service Day and Midnight breakfast.

Olivet College Housing

Olivet College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Olivet College students live on campus. In 2021, 71% of undergrads at Olivet College lived in some kind of on-campus housing There are 710 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,045 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 691 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Olivet College offers coed housing and .

Is Olivet College Safe?

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.

Olivet College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security.

Olivet College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.

Additionally, Olivet College has security cameras in all dorms and campus surveillance.

Plan a Visit to Olivet College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Olivet College, take Interstate 69 to Olivet, MI. If you need to fly, book your flight to Capital City airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Michigan you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Olivet College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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Olivet College Campus Services

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