Student Activities & Events

What to Watch For

At Centre, there are so many student activities and events, the fun finds you. You will make connections that last a lifetime. The Student Life Office regularly organizes fun-filled, themed events such as, the cardboard boat race, the art of sushi rolling, trivia night, winter Olympic training, Van Gogh paint-along, and casino night to name a few. 

greek life at Centre College

Clubs & Organizations

Attend the Activites Expo

The annual Activities Expo each September immediately helps you plug-in with multiple clubs, organizations, and activities available on campus and the in the local community.

carnival at Centre College

Let Yourself Go! 

Every spring brings renewed beauty to campus and the crazy fun Carnival—a longstanding Centre tradition. Rides, food, and activities such as rock climbing and ziplines are open all day followed by an evening concert featuring a popular guest performance. 

Go Colonels! Centre Football Cheerleaders

Centre Athletics

Cheer on the Colonels!

Centre student-athletes compete in 23 NCAA Division III intercollegiate sports throughout the year, so put on your Centre gear and support the Colonels.

dining at Centre College

Comfort Food at Just the Right Time

Finals week brings hours of study and preparation which means the campus tradition Late-Night Breakfast served by faculty and staff brings comfort and energy for the week ahead.

centre students relax

Ready for a Study Break? 

Enjoy the company of friends and college peers in comfortable and inviting spaces on campus with all the comforts of home.

Sutcliffe hall Centre College

Get in Some Reps  

The Buck Fitness Center in Sutcliff Hall is equipped with exercise machines, free weights. It is situated directly across elevated walking track and basketball courts.  

corn hole at Centre College

Enjoy A Little Friendly Competition  

There are plenty of ways to relax or just blow off some steam. Join your new crew in a pick-up game of soccer, spikeball, volleyball, corn hole, or tossing a frisbee and hanging out on Breck Beach—Centre students are active and enjoy their free time. 

Make a New Best Friend

One of the best ways to relieve stress is making a new four-legged friend at one of Centre’s dog therapy events. (Frequented by Centre’s First Dog, Blue).  

Take a Short Walk 

Downtown Danville is just a 5-minute walk from campus where you can enjoy local shopping, restaurants, coffee shops and a student favorite—Burke’s Bakery. 

Take a Short Drive 

Lexington is a short 45-minute drive and opens a wide range of entertainment options including restaurants, shopping, concerts, and of course, fall and spring horse racing at Keeneland. 

Share with Family 

Each fall during Family Weekend you can show your family everything you love about Centre and share in special events, performances, games and meals. 

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