Clubs, Activities & Recreation

Don’t let our small size fool you – you won’t find a more active community than ours.

There’s no shortage of ways to fill your time outside the classroom at Peace, whether you’re interested in learning, serving, broadening your horizons or just having fun.

From one-day events to membership organizations, to team sports – we’ve got you covered and then some.

Check out #PeaceStPerspective with Josh Walker. He takes you around downtown Raleigh for what’s happening just steps outside campus

Clubs, Activities & Recreation At-a-Glance

A picture of WPU RA's.
63%
of students live in campus housing
16
total men's & women's NCAA DIII athletics teams
7,000+
Hours of Community Service

Upcoming Student Events

Pacer Athletic logo

#GoPeacePacers

Athletics are an important part of college life, and Peace is certainly no exception. We compete for championships on and off the field.

WPU is a member of the USA South Athletic Conference of the NCAA Division III, fielding teams in baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s golf, men’s and women’s soccer, softball, men’s and women’s tennis and volleyball.

Visit the WPU Athletics Website

The Peace Times

The Student Newspaper of William Peace University
Explore The Peace Times
  • Most of us are not strangers to the concept of “pay it forward” type scenarios. We’ve all seen the news clips and the online articles about people using their financial privilege to help others who may need it. In June 2017, 167 McDonald’s customers “paid it forward” to the next person in line, continuing the […]
  • Roses are red, Violets are blue. Have you ever loved someone and they died and left you? Well, I have, and that’s what it felt like when my Aunt Margaret (Bogit) passed away. That’s what I called her- Aunt Bogit. When the terrible disease called cancer took her from us, I questioned God, Why her? […]
  • It has come to that time of the semester where everyone starts to appear more drowsy, more frustrated, and more stressed out. We all know what that means…FINALS! As the end of the fall semester is quickly approaching and as all are so eagerly waiting for Winter Break to finally be here; professors are cramming […]

The Pacer Performance Center

#WPUStrength

Constructed in the spring of 2017, the Pacer Performance Center features Rogue fitness equipment and other free-weight training options for WPU student-athletes and the community as a whole.

Learn More About #WPUStrength

Community Service

Our students truly care about the community. From service projects in the Appalachian Mountains, to assisting in the fight against Cancer, or packing thousands of meals for the homeless and less fortunate – our students get it done.

For example, through a non-profit organization called Team Impact, four-year-old Tucker Jordan, and other kids like him, become a part of something bigger on the WPU campus. 

Discover how WPU Students Are Impacting Tucker

View Community Service Projects at WPU

Tucker Jordan is a four-year-old who suffers from PCD (Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia), and is an honorary member of the WPU Men’s Basketball Team through a program called “Team Impact”

See how our students showcase

Student Showcase

Student Showcase is a conference-style event which showcases our students’ research presentations, performances, poetry readings, debates, cross-disciplinary creative projects, and much more.

Learn More About WPU Student Showcase

Intramural Sports & Athletics Facilities 

As a Peace student, you will have access to a full-service CrossFit box, six all-weather Laykold tennis courts, a softball field, an indoor basketball court, weight and fitness rooms, and an intramural court.

Also, take fitness classes like Zumba or yoga with some of our alumni, faculty, and staff.

You can also choose from several intramural sports like flag football, co-ed basketball, kickball, and much more.

Explore WPU Intramural Sports

Image of intramural flag football.
Apply Now APPLY
Start My Virtual Tour VIRTUAL TOUR
Schedule My Visit Visit
Get Info Request Info