Life at Arcadia

From arts and athletics to housing and dining options, Arcadia University's campus provides you with what you need to be well rounded and well supported.

If you’ll be joining us soon or just arrived, learn about resources and activities for new students.

New to Arcadia?

Get the latest scores and schedule of upcoming games and matches for our 17 varsity athletic teams.

Go Knights!

Check out the Events Calendar for performances, social, cultural and education activities, and much more.

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Student Activities Fair

Student Organizations

Arcadia’s array of student organizations offers something for everyone. Getting involved not only broadens your social circle, but also gives you an opportunity to grow as a person and develop leadership skills.

More about Student Organizations

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Community Engagement

Lending a hand to our local community and raising awareness about social issues affecting the U.S. and other nations makes us who we are as a university. Explore the many ways to volunteer.

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RESIDENCE & COMMUTER LIFE

On-Campus Housing & Dining

Arcadia offers traditional-style housing, suites and fully furnished apartments. Whether you live on campus or commute, there's a dining option to suit you. And it's easy to get around—on foot or by bike, car, bus, train or Zipcar.

ANNUAL CELEBRATIONS

Arcadia Events & Traditions

New Student Orientation

You’ll be greeted by Orientation Leaders for a day in the Summer, and again leading up to the start of the Fall semester. Fall Orientation ends the day before classes start with the President’s Picnic, a barbeque welcoming you to the Arcadia community. More.

Family Weekend at Fall Fest

Family Weekend unites your family with your Arcadia family. The fun-filled event features classroom visits, a Parents’ Network meeting, campus picnic, athletic contests, and more. More.

Commencement

Friends and family join to commemorate years of learning and accomplishments as Arcadia students. More.

SIGHTS AND SOUNDS

Arts at Arcadia

Internationally known speakers and artists, as well as dazzling theater productions and concerts await you at Arcadia University.  Each semester brings a fresh array of talent gracing our campus: from local K-12 artists, to emerging Arcadia talent, to established global artists.

A nationally recognized art venue in the Philadelphia region.

ART GALLERY

Art Gallery

A nationally recognized art venue in the Philadelphia region.

ART GALLERY

Campus gallery spaces exhibit renowned artists, students, staff, and faculty.

CAMPUS GALLERIES

Campus Galleries

Campus gallery spaces exhibit renowned artists, students, staff, and faculty.

CAMPUS GALLERIES

Our productions showcase the talent and dedication of our student artists. 

ARCADIA THEATER

Arcadia Theater

Our productions showcase the talent and dedication of our student artists. 

ARCADIA THEATER

Brings writers of distinction to campus for readings and workshops.

WRITERS SERIES

Writers Series

Brings writers of distinction to campus for readings and workshops.

WRITERS SERIES

QUESTIONS?

Contact Student Affairs

Student Affairs

Knight Hall
215-572-2933
success@arcadia.edu

Engagement & New Student Programs

Commons, 1st Floor
215-572-4082

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