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University of Lynchburg Student Life

University of Lynchburg is on a 264-acre campus in a suburban setting in Lynchburg, Virginia. There are many activities and organizations for University of Lynchburg students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

University of Lynchburg also has fraternities and sororities.

University of Lynchburg has a thriving Outdoor Leadership Programs. In fact, more students participate in Outdoor Leadership Programs than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at University of Lynchburg include Intramural/Campus Recreation, Student Activity Board (S.A.B.), Drysdale Student Center and Greek Life.

University of Lynchburg students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, Turkey Bowl and Red Letter Day.

Does University of Lynchburg Offer Student Housing?

University of Lynchburg offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of University of Lynchburg students live on campus. In 2021, 72% of undergrads at University of Lynchburg lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 28% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Lynchburg. There are 1,683 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,822 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,155 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

University of Lynchburg offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

University of Lynchburg Athletics

At University of Lynchburg 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 University of Lynchburg:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Equestrian Sports NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Golf NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Swimming And Diving NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Track And Field NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cheerleading Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Basketball Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Lacrosse Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Soccer Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Tennis Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3

Safety at University of Lynchburg

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.

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

University of Lynchburg 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.

Plan a Visit to University of Lynchburg

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit University of Lynchburg, take U.S. 29 and U.S. 460 to Lynchburg, VA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Lynchburg Regional airport.

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

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