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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. 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.

Students making toys at the Stuff and Plush event for Guilford LOVE.
Clubs and Organizations
With 20-plus clubs and organizations and an active student government, you’ll find many ways to explore new ideas, work on a team, and grow as a leader at Guilford.
Students enjoy the new dining facilities.
Live Here, Eat Here
Guilford's vibrant residential campus is an essential part of life as a Guilfordian. Learn about your housing options and where you can grab a bite to eat.
Guilford College welcomed basketball icon Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who was the second speaker for this season’s Bryan Series on Oct. 23.
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.
Guilford College students play intramural basketball.
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.


More than half of the incoming Class of 2026 are students of color, making Guilford a community rich in different backgrounds, interests, and perspectives.

NCAA Teams

Our men’s and women’s athletic teams have racked up five national team championships over the years. #GoQuakers

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.

Be Heard

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

Guilfordian staff review the newspaper in the publications suite on campus.

Go, Greensboro!

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 and Culture Festival. There are also big-time concerts and sporting events at the Greensboro Coliseum. You can also explore dozens of parks, museums, shops, and restaurants. Looking for a memorable college experience? You'll find it in Greensboro.

Photo of the exterior of the Greensboro International Civil Rights Museum