Campus Life

Two students sitting in hammocks outside

Stokes Student Center

Ideal for building friendships, the Stokes Student Center gives students a range of options for a moment of relaxation. Eat, study, or meet up with your club or organization in the dining hall, snack bar, college bookstore, or TV lounge. All of the common spaces are outfitted with Wi-Fi connectivity. 

Exterior view of Pfeiffer Student Center

Stokes houses the Wick S. Sharp Learning Center, where students can find academic support like basic skills reinforcement, supplemental instruction, and assistance in improving academic performance. 

Students can also find the G.A. Pfeiffer Library in Stokes Student Center. The library houses five book stack levels, study carrels, a music listening room, a microforms viewing area, online computer databases, an online library catalog, and Wi-Fi access. Four, full-time librarians are available for research and reference assistance.  

The Instructional Music Center in Stokes Student Center features lesson studio spaces and a large instrumental rehearsal hall. Student research labs are the perfect place for conducting experiments, performing research, and making scientific advancements in fully-equipped laboratories. 

You can also find several offices in the Center, including the Offices of Student Development; the Dean’s Office; Residence Life; Student Activities; the University Minister; and Student Government. Pfeiffer Health Services, the Counseling Center, and the Career Services Center. And don’t forget to stop by the Campus Store, where you can buy supplies and spirit gear.

Male student kayaking on lake

Adventure and Nature

Access to natural beauty is a shining feature of life at Pfeiffer. Walk or jog to the wood paths, study by Gibson Lake, and enjoy events at Gibson Lake House. This area also houses the Center for Outdoor Leadership challenge course, where teams and leaders enjoy experiential programming.

Click here to learn all about health, fitness, and athletic facilities!


Learn about counseling and health services at Pfeiffer by clicking here.


Discover a multitude of opportunities for exploring and growing your faith at Pfeiffer here.


Residence Life is a huge part of the Pfeiffer experience—learn all about it here


Stop by the Campus Store in Stokes Student Center for Pfeiffer spirit wear and paraphernalia, basic wares, snacks, and up-to-date campus information. Looking for textbooks? Click here.


Enjoy healthy, delicious dining with Pfeiffer’s meal plan. Check out the Everday app that keeps you informed on campus food options.

Have Questions? Just Ask!

Associate Dean of Students