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Student Life at WC

Cultivate the Habits of a Well-Lived Life

Everyone has their own story to create and explore. At Wilmington College, we provide a rich and vibrant environment to help you write your story in a meaningful way. Your college experience will be full of opportunity and fun, whether you want to join a club or sports team with like-minded students, land the internship of your dreams, or simply discover your favorite spots for catching up with friends.

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The Wilmington Student Experience

Get Involved

There’s something for everyone at Wilmington College. Engage with interests and activities you care about, or start something new with friends and the community.

Here’s a glimpse at what you can do across campus:

  • Join student organizations and clubs
  • Become part of a fraternity or sorority with Greek Life
  • Serve your community and volunteer
  • Participate in sustainability projects, media groups, and more


Countries represented by International Students


Student organizations and clubs to participate in


Sports teams at the NCAA Division III level


Major cities to explore, just an hour’s drive away

Calling All Athletes: Join WC Sports

If you want to play sports at Wilmington College, you’ll fit right in among our large community of student athletes. As part of the Ohio Athletic Conference, we compete in NCAA Division III sports across men’s and women’s teams.

Are you ready to become the next Fightin’ Quaker?

Take Care of Your Health

Your health matters. Keep your mind, body and soul well nourished by tapping into our health and wellness resources.

Lounge in The Underground

Grab a bite to eat, meet up for group projects, or play pool and other recreational games with your friends between classes.

Practice and Enrich Your Faith

The Campus Ministries provide spiritual guidance and can answer any questions you may have about other faiths.

Try Study Abroad or Special Programs

Go beyond the every day classroom and pursue study abroad, student-led projects, or tailored programs that advance your experience.

On Campus College Life

Living on campus gives you the added opportunity to get involved, enjoy fun activities and experiences, and form lifelong friendships and memories.

Living On Campus

More than just a home away from home, our residence halls contribute to a thriving community where you’ll learn, grow and succeed. Being away from your family for the first time is a big step, so our RAs and peer mentors will be by your side.

Wilmington College Residence Halls

From apartment-style housing to women’s and co-ed halls, you’ll find your place here. Complete with all the basic necessities, WiFi and comfy lounge areas, our residence halls become a place to rest and hang out.

Learn more about housing options

Find Good Eats

Between your classes and activities, you’ll want good food to fuel your body and brain. Our convenient meal plans will meet your needs.

Bring Your Car

Learn where and when you may park your car on campus and order a parking permit today.

Stay Safe

Wilmington Campus has safety officers on patrol 24/7. If you are a night owl, feel at ease getting home with the late-night shuttle service.

Get Your Gear

Shop for textbooks and supplies at the Wilmington College Bookstore. Or show off your WC pride with a new t-shirt or hoodie.

Ask Us Anything About the Wilmington College Experience

Have questions about life on campus, in-person and online programs or admission and aid? We can help you learn more about everything Wilmington College and look forward to getting to know you.

Email us or submit this form if you want us to contact you.

A Supportive Community For All

Diversity and Inclusion

As one of the core Quaker values, we celebrate diversity and welcome all people regardless of race, gender, sexuality, religion or ability. Our Office of Diversity and Inclusion provides year-round programming to educate and inspire students, faculty and staff. You’ll also find additional support from our peer-based organizations.

WC College Connections Program

Are you a first time college student? Get paired with a student mentor who can help you navigate college and provide support. This program is 100% optional — yet absolutely encouraged.

Quaker Compass

This first-year experience program will support your transition into college life. Engage in our new student orientation, find peer mentors, and build confidence and forge lifelong connections.

Student Handbook

Our annual handbook covers many topics of interest, from housing, Greek life, and health and safety to academic affairs and policies.

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Follow Your Passions and Find Success

At Wilmington College, you’ll shape your own journey with Hands-On Learning and Hands-On Living experiences, mentorship, career opportunities and helpful resources. Achieve all your academic and career goals with us.

Career Services

Start your career journey on day one. Polish up your job-seeking skills, review your resume and get personalized guidance for internships, summer jobs, or your postgraduate career.

Honors Program

Enrich your academic experience with special courses, interdisciplinary seminars, leadership, civic engagement and a senior project.

Academic Resources

Expand upon what you’re learning in the classroom by taking advantage of the many support services available at WC.

Accessibility and Disability Services

We do everything we can to support students with disabilities and provide accommodations.

#ExperienceWC on Social Media

We regularly post new updates across our social media channels. Follow us, comment, and use the tag #ExperienceDubC on your own posts to share your unique WC experience with the world.