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Campus Life at Merrimack

At Merrimack, everyone belongs to something. Whether you’re into theatre or basketball, you’ll gain the leadership and collaboration skills you need to excel off stage and off the court.

Soccer, pep band, debate club, fraternities and sororities, performing arts, big name music groups, and even bouncy castles—at Merrimack we have it all. Off-campus adventures include excursions to indoor trampoline parks, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, off-campus scavenger hunts, and the ski resorts of New Hampshire. Everywhere you look, you’ll find fellow students having fun and keeping active.

We’re big on community spirit

Before you ever set foot on campus, you may hear about Merrimack’s close-knit, friendly community.

Here, we believe that cultivating connections, strengthening bonds, and forging new relationships are vital to personal growth and intellectual development.

We have a thing for blue and gold

Athletics and enthusiastic school spirit are a big part of Merrimack’s culture. Our varsity athletes compete in 25 sports and our student body—65% of whom participate in intramurals—can be found between classes working out in our brand-new Division I weight training facility or renovated fitness center.

  • 25 Sports
  • 60 Clubs

On-campus is the place to be

There’s always something going on at Merrimack. From Augie’s Pub and on-campus concerts to the fitness center and intramural sports, our 24/7 residential campus is a hub of activity.

Merrimack has a variety of on-campus living areas including traditional double and suite style residence halls, townhouses, a brand new residence village, and apartments. The camaraderie and close friendships that come with living on campus are hard to beat. Living on campus is one of the easiest ways to meet new people, especially during your freshman year. In fact, oftentimes the connections you make at Merrimack will form your future personal and professional network for many years to come.

Values that last a lifetime

At Merrimack, we believe in doing well while doing good. As such, we develop leaders with a social conscience—individuals who are driven to make a difference in their communities, the workplace, and in their personal lives. We strive to carry out the Augustinian values of social justice, scholarship, and service every day. Whether it’s performing community service, helping a fellow student in need, or providing much-needed basics to the less fortunate, our students are involved in meaningful, perspective-enhancing projects all year long.

*The bottom line:

You get out of it what you put into it. Here at Merrimack, we inspire you to make the most of your best four years!


Join us!

Best 4 years

  • Rockin’ live concert
    x Annual Spring Weekend 
    + midnight tricycle races
    - sleep
    = an unforgettable campus weekend

  • 47 Lounge
    has a kick-back atmosphere with large-screen televisions, lockers for commuters, and a full kitchen - a perfect spot to unwind.

  • Augie’s Pub is conveniently located on-campus. Events held cater to both 21+ and all ages.

  • Frisbee
    competitions, intramural soccer games, and barbecues in the quad - our beautiful 220-acre campus buzzes with fun activities all year long.

  • 200 + acres of lush grounds with lots of green, open space, it’s the perfect place to study, nap, or post an Instagram photo.

  • Boston - the economic and cultural hub of New England, Cape Cod beaches or the slopes of New Hampshire, Vermont or Maine. Off campus adventures await you.