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Air Force Academy Student Life

Air Force Academy is on a 18,000-acre campus in a suburban setting in USAF Academy, Colorado, not far from Colorado Springs and Denver. Air Force Academy has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus,, , a radio station and more.

Air Force Academy does not have fraternities or sororities.

Air Force Academy has a thriving Recreational Ski Club. In fact, more students participate in Recreational Ski Club than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Air Force Academy include Men's and Women's Rugby Club, Cycling Club, Aviation Club and Drum and Bugle Corps.

Air Force Academy students' favorite campus events are National Character and Leadership Symposium, Football Games and Graduation.

Does Air Force Academy offer student housing?

Air Force Academy offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Air Force Academy students live off campus. In 2021, 100% of undergrads at Air Force Academy lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 0% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Air Force Academy. There are 5,000 spots available in on-campus housing for all 4,304 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 4,37 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

Air Force Academy offers coed housing and .

Safety at Air Force Academy

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.

United States Air Force Academy is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Air Force Academy campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

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

Additionally, Air Force Academy has Air Force Security Forces on campus.

Plan a Visit to Air Force Academy

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 Air Force Academy, take Interstate 25 to USAF Academy, CO. If you need to fly, book your flight to Colorado Springs airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Colorado 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 Air Force Academy's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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