Transforming College Experiences into Life Experiences

Student Life at Thomas College

Each unique student is searching for a self-defining educational experience. Beyond academics, the opportunities are endless here at Thomas College. From enrichment through the arts, to life in a small town, to developing community with your brand new neighbors and friends; the student life in Waterville is an experience unmatched.

Central Maine provides the an unspoiled backdrop for adventurers seeking new discoveries and self-realization in nature. Waterville’s downtown provides art galleries, restaurants, shopping, and a culturally rich social scene for those looking for a little more excitement. And, our year-round community is known for hospitality, making students feel at home, no matter where they’re from.

On campus, students can find their place among clubs of all interests, student body government, academic lectures, and cultural experiences. School-sponsored lecture series, concerts, and organized off-campus outings are available throughout the year. Athletic teams at Thomas College provide the opportunity to cheer on your fellow students while establishing your Terrier pride. And, intramural sports are accessible to all, providing countless opportunities to meet new people, share interests, and develop skills.

At Thomas College, your life outside the classroom will be just as fulfilling and instructional as the material you study. Making lifelong connections in the many tiers of involvement on- and off-campus will carry young professionals and experienced employees to new heights of achievement.

Residential Life

Find your new home. Each campus housing option provides comfortable living space, communal and recreation space, and the chance to settle into your new college experience.

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Clubs & Activities

Find your community. Whether your interests are being outdoors, conservation, cultural groups, sports, religious fellowship, or artistic endeavors; there is a group for you at Thomas College. Take advantage of our clubs and activities to find your place among the Terriers.

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Campus Body

Find your sense of place. Thomas College offers a constantly changing menu of activities on- and off-campus, including incredible places to visit, outdoor exploration, great food and entertainment, community outreach, and so much more.

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Intramural Sports

Four Seasons of Intramurals

Thomas College offers exciting intramural sports throughout the year—a total of four seasons over the course of two semesters. We have leagues in a range of sports.

Terrier Pride is a Part of Everything We Do

Athletics at Thomas College are an opportunity that each student can fully experience. About 40% of our student body is involved in some type of athletic endeavor, providing countless opportunities to play—or to cheer—for the Terriers. We offer a wide range of sports as part of the NCAA Division III. We’re even one of the handful of schools recognizing esports as a varsity program. At Thomas College, whether you are an athlete, a gamer, or a fan, you’re a Terrier.

Next Steps

You have to experience the beauty of Thomas College to begin to understand the opportunities here for an exceptional future. Discover our rich student life in person.