Get involved in student organizations, attend world-class concerts or hear comedians, work on the campus newspaper, sample all the coffee drinks at Starbucks, play in the orchestra, paint Kissing Rock, build a set for a play, argue about philosophy until 3 a.m. … The list goes on.
What’s important is to dive in, make friends, and explore all the new ideas you’ll share.
Explore our Residence Halls
Living on campus provides some of the most memorable moments of your college experience. Carthage’s residence halls offer an exciting environment for living and learning. Our halls provide easy access to educational programs, leadership opportunities, and a full calendar of social activities.
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Student Support Network
Carthage cares — about you, about your academic success, and about your transition from high school to college. Carthage cares about your adjustment socially, intellectually, and personally. We care about your success.
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What’s your passion? Chances are Carthage students have formed a club that celebrates it. There are more than 120 student organizations active on campus, with more being formed each year. Dive in and join a group, or take the lead and create a new one. You’ll make friends and have fun, all with the support of your college.
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Where to Eat on Campus
All that studying means you’ll need brain food. Explore the different dining options that Carthage has to offer. Oh, by the way, did we mention we have a Starbucks?
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Carthage fields 24 NCAA Division III teams and most sports compete in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin. About a third of our student body participates in varsity intercollegiate athletics. Not a student-athlete and just want to have fun? Don’t worry. At Carthage you can participate in the many intramural and club sports offered.
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