Life at Syracuse

​Make yourself at home

Whatever your interests, passions, or hobbies, you’ll find more than just a few like minds at Syracuse.

There are over 15,000 students from all over the world taking part in athletics, clubs, and gatherings of all kinds, so you’ll always have something to do and people to share the experience with.

Pretty soon, Syracuse will start to feel like home. Our spirit and camaraderie are undeniable, and the reason why thousands of alumni return every year. Explore this page to find out everything we’re up to when we leave class.

Students at the LGBT Resource Center Welcome Social

Accessibility and diversity

Syracuse University believes that everyone should be treated with dignity and respect. That’s why you’ll find an environment of inclusion and diversity, providing opportunity for anyone and everyone who seek it.

Learn more about our on-campus resources

Hendricks Chapel on the Syracuse University quad

Campus highlights

With its mix of traditional and contemporary architecture, sprawling greens, and historic sculptures, Syracuse’s campus is more than just a place to live. It’s the backdrop for the stories you’ll tell over and over. It’s where you’ll make lifelong friends and life-changing decisions.

Explore our campus

Students at the Newhouse Career Development Center

Services and support

Syracuse University staff and faculty strive to create safe, inclusive, and engaging environments that are responsive to the community’s needs. From career counseling to safety practices, students and parents are encouraged to take advantage of the variety of programs and services we offer.

Check out our services and support

Groups and activities

Speak up and write down at The Daily Orange. Grab a group of friends for a free movie screening courtesy of Orange After Dark. Join a fraternity or sorority, connect with your culture, get out into nature, or fight to protect human or animal rights. With over 300 groups and activities, you’ll find something that will pique an interest (or 20!)

Get involved


Events calendar

Syracuse students are some of the most energetic and involved on earth. That means there’s always something going on at Syracuse University!

Check out the events calendar


Meals and dining

No matter where you are on campus, tasty, convenient, and nutritious food is always nearby. Syracuse’s award-winning Food Services provides creative and delicious meals designed to help you perform to the best of your abilities.

Find out what’s on the menu


Housing

Syracuse University has 21 residential halls that over 8,000 students call home. Each one comes fully equipped with everything you need to be comfortable and productive. 

Learn more about housing at Syracuse


Recreation and facilities

A Syracuse education doesn’t just challenge your mind. You’ll be encouraged to test and grow your physical and mental boundaries via the clubs, classes, and facilities that suit you best.

Discover our recreation facilities


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