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The Arts: Three a cappella Groups, Balinese Gamelan Orchestra, Chamber Chorus, Chamber Music Ensembles, Chamber Orchestra, College Choir, Collegium Musicum, Concert Band, Dance Troupe, Dance Workshop, Guitar Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, New Music Ensemble, Theater Workshop, Theater Workshop Improvisational Group.

Athletics: Women's varsity teams: basketball, cross-country, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field, and volleyball. Men's varsity teams: basketball, cross-country, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, and track and field. Extensive intramural program with over 12 sports. 25% of students participate in varsity athletics; 75% in club and intramural sports. All teams are NCAA Division III except for two Division I programs: women's soccer and men's ice hockey.

Community Service: Community Kitchen, Environmental Action, Food Harvest, Habitat for Humanity, Streetwise, 17 others.

Ethnic and Cultural Groups: Asian-American Student Union, Black Student Union, Empowered Queers for Absolute Liberation (EQUAL), Chaverim/Hillel, MEChA, Native American Student Union, South Asian Student Alliance, Queer Straight Alliance (QSA).

Media: The Catalyst, weekly newapaper; the Cipher, monthly alternative magazine; the Leviathan, art and literary magazine; the Nugget, school yearbook; KRCC, campus radio station and NPR affiliate.

Spiritual Groups: Catholic Community, Christian Science Organization, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Hillel (including Chaverim), Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Latter-Day Saints, Tibetan Buddhist Meditation, Unitarian Universalists, 18 others.

Student Groups: Aikido Club, Amnesty International, Colorado College Student Government Association, Chess Club, Feminist Collective, Forensics, Outdoor Recreation Committee, Political Union, Society for Creative Anachronism, 19 others; 15% of students are affiliated with one of the three national sororities or three national fraternities.

Student Services: Boettcher Health Center, Career Center, Center for Service & Learning , College Counseling Center, Office of International Programs, Office for Minority Student Life, Shove Ecumenical Council, Writing Center.

Housing: All students, except seniors, are required to live on campus. Options include coeducational and single sex wings in residence halls and theme or language houses. 79% of students live on campus. Housing is guaranteed all four years.