Love your Laker Life!

Getting involved is about more than finding a way to get out of your room — it’s about having fun, meeting new friends, exploring your interests, and growing into our community. With student clubs, campus traditions, multicultural celebrations and organizations, there's no shortage of opportunity to leave your mark at Mercyhurst.

clubs and organizations

Clubs and Organizations

Explore your interests, step outside your comfort zone, make new friends, and become an active member of our campus community! 

hurst athletics

Hurst Athletics

Get in the Laker Spirit by cheering on our 26 NCAA athletic teams, who compete in both Division I and Division II conferences. 

campus housing

Campus Housing

Our residence halls are built to support students transitioning to university life. It won’t be long until you feel that Hurst is Home! 

dining services

Dining Services

From Grotto Commons to The Roost to 501 Grille, you’ll find a nearly endless variety of fresh, nutritious food options for every diet.

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Campus Traditions

From our beginnings in 1926 to the dynamic campus life we embrace today, one thing remains the same: Lakers love to have fun! 

recreation and fitness

Recreation and Fitness

Wellness is well done at the Hurst, with facilities, classes and intramural opportunities to help you maintain your physical well-being.

diversity and inclusion

Diversity and Inclusion

In addition to supporting students from around the world, our campus services help with students' cultural, social, and personal needs.

intramural sports

Intramural Sports

Intramural sports are open to all students, regardless of skill level. Join the fun with games in flag football, kickball, dodgeball, and more! 

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Luke the Laker

Learn more about our mascot, Luke the Laker, who was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, but managed to make it all the way to Mercyhurst!

arts and culture

Arts and Culture

Creative and artistic expression are essential dimensions of life at Mercyhurst, whether you’re an artist, performer or audience member.

campus ministry

Campus Ministry

Our religious services welcome students from all faith traditions and are dedicated to promoting spiritual growth and leadership.

study abroad

Study Abroad

Supplement your academic and campus life experiences with world travels! Experience new perspectives and cultures around the globe.

health center

Health Services

If you’re feeling sick, stop by the Cohen Student Health Center for primary care for ordinary illnesses and emergencies right on campus.

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Counseling Services

The Counseling Center provides free, confidential counseling, ready to address any concerns that college students experience.

police and safety

Police and Safety

Campus police maintain a safe learning environment, focusing on crime prevention through awareness and education.