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Female student smiling and shouting near Cook Stadium.

Campus Life

You know the academics are right for you, but you might not know all the other opportunities we offer—from competition teams to clubs to varsity sports, there’s something for everyone.

Welcome to Life at Rose-Hulman

Life as a student at Rose-Hulman certainly includes hours of stimulating learning, hands-on experience and intense studying. But here's the thing - there's still plenty of time for building new friendships and having fun. You'll look back at these years as some of the best of your life.

Life at Rose-Hulman!

Our academic credentials are well known—but Rose-Hulman is also an awesome place to hang out, play, and enjoy life!

!Several members of the Rose Grand Prix Racing team help the team’s driver prepare for a race.

90+ Clubs, Teams & Orgs

Take your pick from student organizations such as the Human Powered Vehicle Team, gardening club, drama club, our Residence Hall Association and more! 

!Outside view of the Sports and Recreation Center showing a portion of the William Welch Track and Field track.

Sports and Recreation

Our Sports and Recreation Center features a climbing wall, weight and cardio rooms, a track, basketball and racquetball courts, an awesome swimming pool, and more.

!Students wearing hardhats building the annual bon fire tower using hundreds of railroad ties.

Our Campus Traditions

From our fierce mascot, Rosie, to our massive homecoming bonfire, our campus is home to lots of outstanding traditions highlighting the fun we’ve had here for more than 100 years.

!Several smiling members of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity wearing yellow T-shirts with red Greek letters.

Greek Life

Our numerous fraternities and sororities are opportunities for friendship, leadership, and camaraderie. All of our chapters are affiliated with national or international organizations.

Plates of delicious-looking food.

Meals and More by Bon Appetit

Bon Appetit’s from-scratch cooking, nutritional approach and local sourcing guarantee that the food on campus is both sustainable and satisfying. And if you have special dietary needs, or just want a variety of tasty foods to choose from, you’ll find options to suit you. Visit our dining services page to get the details about meal plans, hours of operation, nutritional information and more!