Gain Your Guilford Edge
Your Guilford Edge Has Arrived
We have totally re-imagined the Guilford educational experience with you and your individual aspirations in mind. It's truly all about you. Our goal is to provide you with exceptional, practical preparation to thrive in doing what you love. Get ready to go places at Guilford — we can take you anywhere!
Read more about the ins and outs of the Edge.
Diyaa Kaufman '23Diyaa Kaufman '23
"It [Initiate course] helped me develop relationships with other first-year students, which was very beneficial for me. I met a lot of people that I would not have interacted with otherwise, and I'm still connected to them."
My Guilford Story: Larry McMillian II '23 [VIDEO]My Guilford Story: Larry McMillian II '23 [VIDEO]
First-year student Larry McMillian II '23 found exactly what he was looking for in the Guilford Edge. A team of dedicated experts, including his Guilford Guide…
Starlynn Mendez '23Starlynn Mendez '23
"I'm so glad Guilford is everything I expected college to be like. Here, you don't only make friends, but also family."
Erika Batres '23Erika Batres '23
"This first semester has been an extreme change for me, but thankfully Guilford College offers free counseling for all students. Being a Bonner Student has also helped me get involved in the community and create new, effective and healthy relationships."
Why Guilford: Macaylee Eller' 23 [VIDEO]Why Guilford: Macaylee Eller' 23 [VIDEO]
Why Guilford? Macaylee Eller '23 says she chose the College because of the great opportunities it provides to students before and after they arrive on campus…
Why Guilford: Nia Gill '21 [VIDEO]Why Guilford: Nia Gill '21 [VIDEO]
Why Guilford?Nia Gill '21 shares why she chose Guilford College, and how it's become her home away from home. If you'd like to learn more about Guilford, the…
Why Guilford: Gracie Mayer '23 [VIDEO]Why Guilford: Gracie Mayer '23 [VIDEO]
Why Guilford? First-year student and women's soccer player Gracie Mayer '23 loves Guilford because of its amazing sense of community and the lifelong…
Why Guilford: Arturo Campos '23 [VIDEO]Why Guilford: Arturo Campos '23 [VIDEO]
Why is Guilford the right choice? First-year student Arturo Campos '23 shares why the College is the perfect fit for him. Guilford can also be your home away…
Why Guilford: Bailey Benjamin '21 [VIDEO]Why Guilford: Bailey Benjamin '21 [VIDEO]
Why Guilford? Bailey Benjamin '21 chose Guilford because of its small class sizes and great people. Want to know more about the majors and minors Guilford…
Why Guilford: Phillip Anderson '21 [VIDEO]Why Guilford: Phillip Anderson '21 [VIDEO]
Why Guilford? Rising senior Phillip Anderson '21 shares why he chose this College — and encourages you to make the same choice! To learn more about Guilford,…
Why Guilford: Teddy Gassert '23 [VIDEO]Why Guilford: Teddy Gassert '23 [VIDEO]
Why did Teddy Gassert '23 choose Guilford College? He's able to pursue both of his passions — education and football. Are you interested in college athletics?…
Why Guilford: Jack Rogers '20 [VIDEO]Why Guilford: Jack Rogers '20 [VIDEO]
Why Guilford? Lacrosse player Jack Rogers '20 chose Guilford because of the College's willingness to go the extra mile. Do you have questions about your…
Making an Instant Impact
EdgeFest Kicks Off the Fall Semester!EdgeFest Kicks Off the Fall Semester!
Festivals like Burning Man, Coachella, and Lollapalooza take months, often years, to design. At Guilford, a group of first-year students recently had 12 days to plan the inaugural EdgeFest.
Three Weeks on the Edge: Magic and Medicine [VIDEO]Three Weeks on the Edge: Magic and Medicine [VIDEO]
The Guilford Edge provides incredible opportunities for hands-on, collaborative learning. The Mechanisms of Magic and Medicine Study Abroad adventure, led by…
Inspired in IndiaInspired in India
Deep in the heart of India, a group of students spent three weeks immersing themselves in local customs and exploring the ins and outs of health care and nonprofit business systems in a new country.
News Skills, “Write” PeopleNews Skills, “Write” People
During the newly implemented three-week session at Guilford, students in the Journalism Bootcamp class had the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of the changing industry of journalism, directly from a former journalist.
Three Weeks on the Edge: Fantastic Journeys [VIDEO]Three Weeks on the Edge: Fantastic Journeys [VIDEO]
The Guilford Edge provides incredible opportunities for hands-on, collaborative learning. "Fantastic Journeys," led by English Professor and Honors Program…
Due SouthDue South
Students are regularly inspired by their professors to go out into the world and make change. At Guilford, collaborative relationships have students inspiring professors, too — and breaking down barriers through experiential learning in social justice.
Prisons, Partnerships, and ProgressPrisons, Partnerships, and Progress
Students collaborate with the N.C. Department of Public Safety and Norwegian prison officials to find solutions to improve the criminal justice system.
The Parenting DilemmaThe Parenting Dilemma
New 12-week course — “Psychology and Philosophy of Parenthood” — prepares students from a variety of majors to make informed familial decisions in their professional and personal lives.