Life at UofL

Our campuses and our city boast an eclectic mix of modern innovation, southern hospitality and distinct originality, which are sure to make your experience here unforgettable.

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Don’t just take our word for it. Come discover for yourself everything we have to offer.

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Campus Life

When you’re here, we want you to be present. And that doesn’t just mean in class. Our campus offers a range of activities and amenities designed to keep you engaged.

We offer more than 400 registered student organizations, including academic groups, faith-based organizations, social clubs and cultural organizations. Our Big Three — the Student Government Association, Student Activities Board and Engage, Lead, Serve Board — are charged with cultivating the campus experience for students. They offer daily activities, including cookouts, lectures and movies.

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Student Success & Support

We’re expanding learning beyond the classroom to provide you with transformative, purpose-driven and engaged learning. Our student support and services ensure you’ll overcome any challenges you may face on your path to graduation.

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Diversity & Equity

We're committed to the pursuit of building an educational community that offers a nurturing and challenging intellectual climate, a respect for the spectrum of human diversity and a genuine understanding of our many differences.

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Get Involved

Students who are engaged on campus are more likely to graduate. Find your community among the limitless catalog of organizations and programs around campus. And if it doesn’t exist – create your own!

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UofL is home to a 128,000-square-foot Student Recreation Center, recognized as one of the best in the country. Head here for a workout, group classes, intramurals or club sports. More than 17,000 students use the center each year, and we offer more than 50 intramurals and club sports.

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Health & Safety

Your physical and mental health, as well as your safety are important to us. As a member of our Cardinal Family, you have access to resources to strengthen and support all aspects of your well-being.

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Exploring Your City

In Louisville, you're never far from the next great night (or day, for that matter). The city's diverse neighborhoods offer a little something for everyone—from dance clubs and fine dining to diners and thrift-store shopping, music and arts and, of course, sports.

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Exploring Your Campus(es)

Our three dynamic campuses throughout metro Louisville include the Belknap, Health Sciences and Shelby Campuses. Belknap, located at the edge of Old Louisville, boasts a beautiful park-like setting. Our Health Sciences campus is in the heart of downtown Louisville and provides cutting-edge facilities for our health-related degree seekers. And if you're ever on Shelby Campus, you'll enjoy a quiet, east-end location near the headquarters of some of the largest companies in the city.

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Upcoming Student Events