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 college life in a small town to developing a community with your brand new neighbors and friends, Thomas College student life in Waterville is unlike anywhere else.
Central Maine provides an unspoiled backdrop for adventurers seeking new discoveries and self-realization in nature. Waterville’s vibrant 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 and making students feel at home no matter where they’re from.
On campus, students can find their place in a variety of ways, including 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 student 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 both on and off campus will carry young professionals and experienced employees like you to new heights of achievement.
Find your new home. Each campus housing option provides a comfortable living space, communal and recreation areas, and the chance to settle into your new college student life experience.
CLUBS & ACTIVITIES
Find your community. Whether your interests are the great 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.
Find your sense of place. Thomas College offers a constantly changing menu of student life activities both on and off campus, including incredible places to visit, outdoor exploration, great food and entertainment, community outreach, and so much more.
Experience 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 for you to try out and explore.
Terrier Pride is part of everything we do.
Athletics are an integral part of the Thomas College student life 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 that recognize esports as a varsity program. At Thomas College, whether you are an athlete, a gamer, or a fan, you’re a Terrier.
Engage Your College Student Life Experience
You have to experience the beauty of Thomas College to begin to understand the opportunities here for an exceptional future. Discover our rich college student life in person.