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
- The once-a-semester print edition of The Peace Times is out today! Find copies all over campus, or stop by Flowe 315. In this issue you’ll find: Peace News: A preview of today’s State of the University address and the opening of Meet Me in St. Louis, info on immersive learning and student reactions to the...
- Newspapers have been around since the 17th century to deliver news, but have been decreasing as social media and the internet have been more accessible to people. It is important to have local newspapers around to deliver news to the public and to be able to reach those who cannot receive news through social media...
- William Peace University’s production of Dracula featured special effects and intense acting during its run Oct. 16-20. This video by Andre Tidwell captures the sights and sounds, as well as interviews with the actors and technical crew. Read more about WPU’s Dracula in Shannon Turner’s preview piece.
Peace Behind The Scenes
Get a glimpse behind the curtain into student life on campus at WPU. Join WPU students for an Instagram and Snapchat takeover as they show you their day from start to finish. Real students. Real stories. Real accounts.
Search #PeaceBTS on Instagram, view the highlighted stories, or join us on Snapchat: @WPeaceU.
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.