Find your home at Wooster
At Wooster, our goal is to create a vibrant, welcoming, and strongly-woven campus community which supports learning, thriving, wellness, and fun. This begins as we welcome you into your residence-based “first community” and continues throughout your journey.
From where you live to what student organizations you join, Wooster wants to make your time on campus unforgettable, filled with memorable experiences, growth, and fun. With approximately 65 countries and 43 states represented, Wooster’s students come from all backgrounds and life experiences.
Academics, research, experiential learning, community service, social activism, athletics, the arts, environmental sustainability, and diversity and inclusion all play an important role in a Wooster student’s life.
120 Student Organizations
From politics, to theater, to sports, to community service, Wooster’s 120 student organizations reflect the wide range of interests, ideas, hobbies, and passions on campus. Learn more about our options, including the various programs and events, and opportunities to lead. Don’t see something you like? Create it!
A Place of Studies for All
Through the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, student activities, and the curriculum students engage in spaces, programs, networks, and events that promote salience in one’s identity and support institutional priorities to build an inclusive, welcoming campus and foster cultural competency and understanding.
Taking a stand on issues that matter most
Wooster offers students opportunities to explore the histories and theories of activism/social change movements and the skills required to organize people to foster justice and equity.
A shared commitment to civic engagement and serving others
Wooster students are actively engaged on campus and in the greater community to serve others and advocate for important civic issues.
Home of the Fighting Scots
Wooster boasts a storied athletic tradition unlike any you’ll find at the NCAA Division III level. Followed by a dedicated Fighting Scots fan base, students compete as part of 23 NCAA varsity teams. In addition, a variety of intramural sports, clubs and wellness programs are scheduled throughout the academic year.
Limitless Opportunities for Creative Expression
Wooster students participate and cultivate thriving theatre, dance, music and art programs that engage the entire campus. Learn more about our ensembles and upcoming performances.
Living, learning and thriving together
Wooster offers various community living options that can align with academic and personal interests. You might share a house with your First-Year Seminar classmates or choose a hall with an international theme. You could live in a program house, joining your housemates in a community service project. Wooster also offers multiple dining hall locations and a plethora of menu options (including alternatives for all allergies and dietary restrictions)