Category: Campus + Student Life

Student life at Clarkson University is vibrant and dynamic, fostering a thriving community where students can immerse themselves in a myriad of enriching experiences both inside and outside the classroom. Nestled in the charming town of Potsdam, New York, Clarkson’s main campus serves as a welcoming hub for students from diverse backgrounds, providing a supportive environment for personal growth and academic exploration.

At the heart of student life at Clarkson is a strong sense of community and camaraderie. With a plethora of clubs, organizations, and extracurricular activities available, students have abundant opportunities to engage in campus life, connect with peers who share their interests, and develop essential leadership skills. Whether participating in student government initiatives, joining competitive sports teams, or contributing to meaningful community service projects, there’s something for every student to enjoy beyond the confines of the lecture hall.

The campus itself buzzes with energy and activity, boasting modern facilities, comfortable residence halls, and picturesque outdoor spaces. Students can take advantage of various amenities such as state-of-the-art fitness centers, diverse dining options, and inviting recreational areas, enhancing their overall college experience.

Academically, student life at Clarkson is characterized by a commitment to excellence and innovation. With small class sizes and personalized attention from esteemed faculty mentors, students are empowered to pursue their academic passions and excel in their studies. Additionally, Clarkson’s emphasis on hands-on learning, research opportunities, and co-operative education placements ensures that students are well-prepared for success in their chosen fields beyond graduation.

In essence, student life at Clarkson University is a vibrant tapestry of academic rigor, personal growth, and community engagement, shaping well-rounded individuals who are poised to make a positive impact on the world.

Campus + Student Life, Living on Campus

The Clarkson University Pantry: Nourishing Minds, Building Community

We are thrilled to share a behind-the-scenes look at the heart of our campus – a place where nourishment meets compassion, and the Clarkson community thrives: The CU Pantry, our on-campus food pantry. Here, we are not only committed to alleviating hunger but fostering awareness about food insecurity.  My name is Carly LaBow ‘25, and …

Clubs + Activities, Undergraduate Programs

Student Life Spotlight: “Clarkson’s Got Talent” with Kelsey from the Office of Student Life

Hi! My name is Kelsey Sheehe and I am a senior this year at Clarkson, studying Applied Mathematics and Statistics. For the past five and a half semesters I have been a student employee for the Office of Student Life. The Office of Student Life, or OSL, is located in the Student Center and creates …