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Life at Guilford

It All Happens Here

Guilford — and the surrounding Greensboro community — is an inspiring mosaic of people, viewpoints and activities that enrich the learning experience for everyone. Make new friends in our dozens of clubs and organizations. Share your talents on stage or in the gallery. Make a difference on a service project. And have your voice heard on the radio. With so much to do, the only thing holding you back are the number of hours in the day.

Clubs and Organizations

With 40-plus clubs and organizations (and new ones starting every year!) and an active student government, you’ll find many ways to explore new ideas, work on a team and grow as a leader.

Live Here, Eat Here

Our vibrant residential campus is an essential part of the Guilford experience. Learn about your housing options and where you can grab a bite to eat.

See What’s Happening

There's always so much going on at Guilford! Check out our calendar to find out what arts, cultural and educational events are happening on campus.

Play at Guilford

From basketball and ultimate frisbee to disc golf and Quidditch, Guilford has a diverse mix of intramural and club sports to keep you fit while having fun.

1,500 Works of Art

The permanent collection in Guilford’s Art Gallery includes pieces by renowned artists like Rembrandt, Picasso and Dalí.


Nearly half of the class of 2020 are students of color, making Guilford a community rich in different backgrounds, interests and perspectives.

18 NCAA Teams

Our men’s and women’s athletic teams have racked up five national team championships over the years. Go Quakers!

Renowned Guest Speakers

Four heads of state, five Nobel Prize laureates, 10 Pulitzer Prize winners and two former U.S. Secretaries of State have been speakers in Guilford’s nationally acclaimed Bryan Series.

Get your Sweat On at Guilford

Because it can’t all be about hitting the books.

Stay fit and have fun by joining an intramural or club sports team. Guilford offers everything from kickball and soccer to ping pong and Ultimate Frisbee. Or do your own thing in our gym.

Nurture Your Mind, Body and Soul

From service programs, faith-based organizations and expert healthcare professionals, you can lead a meaningful and healthy life at Guilford while you pursue your goals.

Do Something Special

Guilford Day of Service and the Bonner Center for Community Service and Learning are some of the many ways you can give back at Guilford.

Spiritual Growth

Guilford is a caring and supportive community represented by numerous faiths and beliefs.

Stay Happy and Safe

Our skilled and compassionate Student Health Center team, safety officers and counselors are here to keep you healthy and safe.

Be Heard

Spin tunes at our volunteer-run radio station, help layout the Greenleaf Review, or get your own beat at The Guilfordian newspaper. Find your voice and earn valuable work experience in Guilford student media.

Go Greensboro!

The campus is only the beginning. Greensboro, a vibrant and eclectic city that's home to multiple other colleges and universities, offers an amazing wealth of cultural and entertainment opportunities. Popular events include the National Folk Festival and 17 Days of Greensboro Arts & Culture Festival. There’s also big-time concerts and sporting events at the Greensboro Coliseum as well as dozens of parks, museums, shops and restaurants featuring cuisine from around the world. Looking for a memorable college experience? You'll find it in Greensboro.


What's Happening at Guilford?