Clubs, Activities & Recreation

Don’t let our small size fool you – you won’t find a more active community than ours.

There’s no shortage of ways to fill your time outside the classroom at Peace, whether you’re interested in learning, serving, broadening your horizons or just having fun.

From one-day events to membership organizations, to team sports – we’ve got you covered and then some.

See how students cut loose on campus at LDOC Festival

Clubs, Activities & Recreation At-a-Glance

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18
total men's & women's NCAA DIII athletics teams
7,000+
Hours of Community Service
63%
of students live in campus housing

Upcoming Student Events

Jun09
All Day

#PacerNation: A Rivalry, Behind the Scenes | 360 VR

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#GoPeacePacers

Athletics are an important part of college life, and Peace is certainly no exception. We compete for championships on and off the field.

WPU is a member of the USA South Athletic Conference of the NCAA Division III, fielding teams in baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s golf, men’s and women’s soccer, softball, men’s and women’s tennis and volleyball.

Visit the WPU Athletics Website

The Peace Times

The Student Newspaper of William Peace University
Explore The Peace Times
  • In just a couple of days, I along with the class of 2020, will be a William Peace University graduate. At the time of starting college in 2016, I never thought I was going to make it to graduation, but now it seems that these years have flown by. Before I get into my reflection...
  • College has been the most rewarding and amazing experience I have ever had in my entire life, but I never imagined it ending like this. I know this semester isn’t technically over yet, but I feel as if I’ve already given up on myself, and I know I’m not the only one. I’m upset, I’m...
  • Many groups and cities are seeing the effects of the global pandemic. The appearance and presence of the coronavirus have caused many changes to the American economy. As for women, who are already inflicted by gender pay gaps and work discrimination, the situation is much worse. Women are often left to perform unpaid labor, which...

#PeaceBTS

Peace Behind The Scenes

Get a glimpse behind the curtain into student life on campus at WPU. Join WPU students for an Instagram and Snapchat takeover as they show you their day from start to finish. Real students. Real stories. Real accounts.

Search #PeaceBTS on Instagram, view the highlighted stories, or join us on Snapchat: @WPeaceU.

#PeaceBTS | Behind the Scenes with Sarah & Hugo

Community Service

Our students truly care about the community. From service projects in the Appalachian Mountains, to assisting in the fight against Cancer, or packing thousands of meals for the homeless and less fortunate – our students get it done.

For example, rather than spending time relaxing on the couch at home on Fall Break, William Peace University students go above and beyond, spending their time helping others.

Learn More About the Appalachia Project

View Community Service Projects at WPU

See how our students showcase their skills, talents, and accomplishments

Student Showcase

Student Showcase is a conference-style event which showcases our students’ research presentations, performances, poetry readings, debates, cross-disciplinary creative projects, and much more.

Learn More About WPU Student Showcase

Intramural Sports & Athletics Facilities 

As a Peace student, you will have access to a full-service CrossFit box, six all-weather Laykold tennis courts, a softball field, an indoor basketball court, weight and fitness rooms, and an intramural court.

Also, take fitness classes like Zumba or yoga with some of our alumni, faculty, and staff.

You can also choose from several intramural sports like flag football, co-ed basketball, kickball, and much more.

Explore WPU Intramural Sports

Experience the Auxiliary Gym in 360 Degrees

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