Mount Holyoke College is on a 800-acre campus in the small town setting of South Hadley, Massachusetts, not far from Springfield.
Mount Holyoke College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Mount Holyoke College does not have fraternities or sororities.
Mount Holyoke College has the Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in the Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Mount Holyoke College include C.A.U.S.E. (Creating Awareness and Unity for Social Equality), MHC Outing Club, Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra and Mount Holyoke News.
Mount Holyoke College students' favorite campus traditions are Convocation, Pangy (Pangynaskeia) Day and Mountain Day.
This table offers information on housing at Mount Holyoke College.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for senior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||No|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||95.35%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||2,134|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||2,111|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||4.65%|
Mount Holyoke College offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Mount Holyoke College students live on campus. In 2022, 95.35% of undergrads at Mount Holyoke College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 4.65% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Mount Holyoke College. There are 2,134 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,220 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 2,111 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 85% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Mount Holyoke College does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.
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.
Mount Holyoke College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Mount Holyoke College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Mount Holyoke 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, Mount Holyoke College has police officers on-campus.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Mount Holyoke College, take Interstate 91/Massachusetts Turnpike to South Hadley, MA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Bradley International airport.
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