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Quinnipiac University Student Life

Quinnipiac University is on a 600-acre campus in a suburban setting in Hamden, Connecticut, not far from New Haven and Hartford. There are many activities and organizations for Quinnipiac University students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Quinnipiac University also has fraternities and sororities.

Quinnipiac University has a thriving Student Government. In fact, more students participate in Student Government than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Quinnipiac University include Social Programming Board, Drama Club, Chronicle (student newspaper) and dance company.

The Quinnipiac University community comes together each year for Campus Concerts, Student/Faculty Holiday Dinner and Midnight Madness (athletics).

Does Quinnipiac University offer student housing?

Quinnipiac University offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Quinnipiac University students live on campus. In 2021, 75% of undergrads at Quinnipiac University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 25% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Quinnipiac University. There are 5,000 spots available in on-campus housing for all 7,305 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 4,8 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 76% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

Quinnipiac University offers coed housing and .

Is Quinnipiac University 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.

Quinnipiac University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Quinnipiac University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Quinnipiac University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Additionally, Quinnipiac University has text message emergency notification system.

Plan a Visit to Quinnipiac University

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 Quinnipiac University, take Interstate 91 and Merritt Parkway to Hamden, CT. If you need to fly, book your flight to Bradley International Hartford airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Connecticut 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 Quinnipiac University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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