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.
In This Section
Clubs, Activities & Recreation At-a-Glance
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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.
The Peace Times
- William Peace University prepared for Hurricane Dorian to make landfall and approach Raleigh on Sep. 5, lasting through the following day, but luckily saw few effects from the storm. Peace received an email from the Director of Public Safety, Michael John, on Thursday explaining that the campus would be closed starting at 4:30pm with all...
- Wheelchair basketball players, students, and faculty of all different ages, skill sets, and affiliations teamed up with Bridge II Sports for its annual William Christy Wheelchair Basketball Game, held at William Peace University’s Hermann Athletic Center on Aug. 23. “This event allowed players of a local wheelchair basketball team, WPU staff, students, to play basketball...
- Struggling to find your place on campus? Want to talk with professors about potential majors? Maybe looking for an internship or starting to think about a job for after graduation? Peace has got you covered. The Center for Student Success has organized the event Purpose @ Peace for all students to connect with the campus...
Peace Behind The Scenes
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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, rather than spending time relaxing on the couch at home on Fall Break, William Peace University students go above and beyond, spending their time helping others.
Student Showcase is a conference-style event which showcases our students’ research presentations, performances, poetry readings, debates, cross-disciplinary creative projects, and much more.
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.