Points of interaction
Athletics – Golden Knights:
Division I men’s and women’s ice hockey, and 18
Division III sports, including alpine skiing, basketball, cross country, volleyball,
lacrosse, Nordic skiing, soccer, baseball, golf, swimming and softball.
Lots of intramural sports teams that include everything from
basketball and volleyball to rollerblading and broomball.
Fraternity and Sorority Life:
Nine fraternities and four sororities.
More than 100 student-run clubs and organizations for interests
ranging from archery and music to theatre and photography.
Student government, CEO Club, residential
advising, honor societies, and student organizations such as the Society
of Professional Women, National Society of Black Engineers, Society of
Accountants, Society of Women Engineers, Psi Chi (psychology honorary),
American Indian Science and Engineering Society, Tri Beta (biology honorary)
or the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics are some of the many
ways you can develop leadership skills.
Army and Air Force ROTC:
Service ranked #2 in the nation, Washington
Top-ranked military friendly school in the nation, Victory
Poetry readings, concerts, musicals, trips to the big city, and
lectures from big-name poets and politicians are some of the special events
planned each semester.
Among an elite few college hockey programs who have compiled over 1,000 wins,
Clarkson University Hockey boasts one of the best winning percentages in college
hockey at .624 with an all-time record of 1,342-783-137 since the 1920-21 season.
Potsdam is the quintessential college town
where life naturally revolves around the
University. Here’s an example: Every fall,
town merchants greet returning students
from the doorways of their shops.
If you’re an adventurer, ski slopes beckon.
Hiking trails call. Caves that are hidden
throughout the Adirondacks wait to be
explored. The numerous lakes and rivers
of the North Country beg for some kayak
and rafting action. And ... there are a
couple of ship wrecks in the St. Lawrence
Seaway that are waiting to be discovered
by a lucky diver. Wait. Never done any of
these things? Experienced members of the
Outing Club will teach you!
And if you’re an urban explorer, you can
absorb the culture and rack up international
travel points in nearby Ottawa and Montreal
— so bring your passport! And while NYC
or Boston are hours away, that doesn’t stop
Clarksonians. We’re always up for a road trip.
Periodic Table of
One of 12
schools whose graduates
earn more than Harvard’s