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Social Life

Mount Holyoke offers a variety of ways for you to form new connections, make friends, stay active and involved at the College, and explore the Five Colleges and Pioneer Valley. Starting with new student orientation, you will learn the many ways to get engaged on campus — from student organizations to community based learning to student government and more! — and how to find out about events and programs happening on campus and in the local community.

From performances to parties to residence hall activities to athletic teams and much more, you will have access to numerous ways to build your social life and explore your passions and interests.

Five College Social Life

Connect to 30,000 students and unlimited possibilities

The Five College consortium is a great academic opportunity — but it’s also a great social one, too. Whether it’s friendships, extracurriculars, dating or a fresh adventure, there’s plenty to explore.

Maybe you’ll venture off campus every weekend, or maybe you’ll stick closer to home — it’s all about what’s right for you. And since all the campuses are connected with free buses, you can tailor your social life to be as big and boundless as you want it to be.

Discover the Five College Consortium

Campus Voices

What will your experience be?

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