Shenandoah University is on a 359-acre campus in the suburban setting of Winchester, Virginia, not far from Washington and D.C..
There are many activities and organizations for Shenandoah University students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Shenandoah University does not have fraternities or sororities.
Shenandoah University 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 Shenandoah University include Graduate Student Assembly, Campus Activities Network, Athletic Training Club and Variety of Groups for Professional Fraternities.
The Shenandoah University community comes together each year for Homecoming, Movie Nights and Apple Blossom-Rock the Bloom Events.
This table offers information on housing at Shenandoah University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||52%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,055|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,055|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||48%|
Shenandoah University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Shenandoah University students live on campus. In 2022, 52% of undergrads at Shenandoah University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 48% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Shenandoah University. There are 1,055 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,416 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,055 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 70% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Shenandoah University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Shenandoah University 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 Shenandoah University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
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.
Shenandoah University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Shenandoah University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Shenandoah 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, Shenandoah University has LiveSafe mobile app, anonymous reporting, side-door alarms, campus shuttle, Safe in Sixty Seconds Program, Safe Walk/Safe Ride Program.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Shenandoah University, take Interstate 81, Route 50, and Route 7 to Winchester, VA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Dulles International, Hagerstown Regional airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Shenandoah University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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