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Whether it’s through intramurals, activities planned by Marbeck Activities Council or spiritual life or cheering the Beavers to victory, there’s a lot happening on Bluffton’s campus. 

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Welcome Weekend and 60 in 6

Bluffton Olympics competitonBlock Party slip 'n slide
Drop in sand volleyballParty at the Preserve
Froyo and KaryokeTrip to the Dair Freeze

New Bluffton students make new friends at the Bluffton Olympics, Block Party with the ever-popular Slip 'n Slide down Bren-Dell hill and the Party at the (Nature) Preserve in your first weekend on campus. Then 60 additional events, from spiritual life, intramurals, clubs and more, are planned in the first six weeks of class.

Marbeck Activities Council (MAC) Traditions

Christmas at the Houshower HouseFInals Breakfast
Riley Creek FestivalJ Denny and Jenny at Dam Jam
Casino NightLil Sibs Weekend

MAC organizes many events throughout the school year, ranging from weekly MAD (Marbeck After Dark) and Thursday Night Spotlight, to special events such as Dam Jam, Finals Breakfast, Lil Sibs Weekend  and the Riley Creek Festival.

Athletics and intramurals

Intramural basketballCheerleaders
Beaver Tail GatingGallery Image
The DamTennis Ball Golf

Athletics is big on Bluffton’s campus. Compete on a varsity or intramural team, cheer the Beavers to victory, tailgate or make your own fun with Tennis Ball Golf (a game developed on Bluffton’s campus in the 1990s.)

Service and spiritual life

Chapel bandChapel
High 5 FridaysAthletics Day of Service
Walk the LabyrinthSpiritual Life Week

With a faith community representing nearly 30 different Christian denominations, grow in your faith through voluntary chapel services, Spiritual Life Week, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, P.E.A.C.E. Club, SERVE and more. 

Performance and Fine Arts

Pottery SaleTheatre production
Band concertHandel's Messiah
BroadcastJ Denny and Jenny Beaver

Performance opportunities are open to students of all majors. You could be singing in Handel’s Messiah alongside professors and community members, performing in the concert band, theatre production or as a Bluffton mascot

  • Events for Arts and Lecture Credit
    A&L events are regularly added to a calendar maintained by the registrar’s office. Earn credit by attending academic events and select events planned and hosted by student organizations. Check this calendar often as events may be added at the last minute.
  • Public events
    Learn more about academic, art, theatre, music and other events happening on campus which are open to the public.
  • Tickets
    While events are free to students, tickets may be required for athletics, music and theatre performances. A passcode is supplied to current students to access complimentary tickets.