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Find Your Spark

Vassar is a unique, interdisciplinary, dynamic community that celebrates the value of diversity among its students, faculty, and staff. Each individual person on our campus enriches our learning, work, and living on campus.

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It’s Not Student Housing, It’s Home

Our nine historic residential houses are the heart of Vassar. Residential life is student-led, empowering you to contribute to the vibrant culture of our campus while making lifelong connections with students of all class years, majors, backgrounds, and interests.

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The Town Houses, Terrace Apartments, and South Commons offer apartment-style living accommodations for juniors and seniors.

Wellness Corridors provide an option for quiet, substance-free housing within the residential houses.

The Vassar House Fellows Program has 15 faculty members and their families living alongside students in the residence halls. They serve as academic advisors and as members of the residential community who offer academic perspective and counsel.

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Galvanize Your Energy

Athletics have always been an important facet of the Vassar experience. In addition to our 23 NCAA Division III varsity teams and four varsity club teams, we offer a robust range of activities for the entire community. Join an intramural team, take a yoga class, hit the gym at the Athletic and Fitness Center, or play a round on Vassar’s on-campus golf course.

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A Thriving Campus Community

Popular on-campus hangouts include late-night dining at Gordon Commons, the College Center, Sunset Lake, and the Residential Houses’ common spaces.

Throughout the year, nationally known speakers, writers, and musicians appear on campus.

Each weekend, students have the opportunity to attend student music concerts, drama productions, lectures, dance recitals, and athletic events.

Student-run organizations and residential houses plan numerous social activities. These can range from comedy shows, dances, and movies, to study breaks or afternoon tea in the Rose Parlor.

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