Student Groups & Activities

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Expand your limits. Write for a literary magazine, work on a political cause, play in a musical ensemble, organize a backcountry ski trip. As a Dartmouth student, you’ll have every opportunity to involve yourself in an extraordinarily rich range of student clubs and activities that connect you with the community and with your strengths.


The Student Experience    Athletics and Recreation

Collis Center for Student Involvement

From grabbing a quick meal in the Café to attending student-sponsored activities, the Collis Center is your home away from home.

Dartmouth Outing Club

The largest and oldest collegiate outing club in the country, the DOC sponsors outdoor recreation and environmental stewardship.

House Communities

All students are members of one of six house communities, each of which is based in a cluster of residential buildings with an affiliated faculty residence. 

The Dartmouth

Founded in 1799, The Dartmouth is the first collegiate newspaper in America.

Clubs and Organizations

Undergraduate students manage more than 160 groups and organizations.

Greek Letter Organizations and Societies

The relationships developed in a fraternity, sorority, or co-ed Greek organization can be a meaningful and rewarding aspect of the Dartmouth experience.

Arts Across Campus

Hopkins Center for the Arts

One of the nation’s foremost campus-based arts centers, the “Hop” presents a broad array of world-class music, dance, theater, and film programs. Performing groups offer students the chance to participate in choral music, jazz, gospel, pop, symphonic music, wind band music, and contemporary dance. Students can join workshops with hands-on projects in woodmetal/jewelry and clay.

Hood Museum of Art

Housing one of the oldest and largest (more than 70,000 works) American university art collections, the Hood facilitates meaningful encounters with art for the campus and greater communities.

Public Art on Campus

A distinguished collection of works of public art grace Dartmouth’s campus, including Ellsworth Kelly’s Dartmouth Panels, a major site-specific piece.

Arts Directory

A comprehensive list of arts-related organizations, programs, and opportunities at Dartmouth.

Graduate Organizations

Geisel School of Medicine Student Organizations

Professional organizations, community service groups, and student government offer extracurricular options for Geisel students.

Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies Student Organizations

From tango to ice hockey to community service, the student clubs and organizations at the graduate school cover a wide array of interests.

Thayer School Student, Professional, Social, and Service Organizations

Thayer School of Engineering students participate in robot clubs, Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering, formula hybrid racing, and more.

Tuck School of Business Student Activities and Clubs

Tuck students run more than 70 groups, including the popular all-ability, coed Tuck Tripod Hockey League.