Things to Do

One thing you'll never have to worry about Roanoke College is boredom. From clubs and intramural sports to the game room and Friday night activities, there's always something going on.

Clubs & Organizations

At Roanoke College, we have over 100 organizations, a wide range of religious groups, and hundreds of events, outdoor adventures, lectures and service opportunities.With so many outlets available to students, we can definitely say that there's something for everyone here. But if you can't find exactly what you're looking for, there's always room for more. Roanoke is happy to give you the opportunity to share your interests with fellow students. More information.

Game Room

When you need to relax between classes or take a study break at night, the game room inside The Colket Center is just the place.Here, you'll find two pool tables, a ping pong table, skee-ball, videogames and wireless Internet. Of course, the game room is more than just a place to unwind; you can also take part in the various tournaments hosted here throughout the year.

RC After Dark

Every Friday night, the staff at The Colket Center coordinates RC After Dark, a late night series of activities and events from various campus organizations. Festivities include a showing of a popular movie, live entertainment, student performers, game shows, novelty attractions, and free food.


Throughout the year, Roanoke College sponsors several lectures series with speakers covering topics from healthcare to the performing arts and everything in between. Past speakers have included senators, Fulbright Scholars, and fellows of the National Endowment for the Arts.

Annual Events

Our calendar of events features several annual highlights. Alumni weekend features reunions, lacrosse matches and homecoming festivities. Family weekend gives parents the opportunity to attend classes with their student, enjoy coffee with President Maxey and much more. Winterfest is a collection of activities for students such as comedy performances, games and poetry readings. More information.

Sports & Recreation

Many opportunities exist for students to compete in a wide range of sports. The playing field can be a great place to build lasting friendships, as well as stay in shape. More information.


Campus Events