Life beyond the classroom

Life at Franklin Pierce University is as busy as you want it to be. Join a club. Make the team. Take a trip into Boston. Head to the mountains. Help rebuild homes in New Orleans for Alternative Spring Break. Sign out a kayak and paddle around Pearly Pond. Take in a comedy show or musical performance in Pierce Hall. Engage in a friendly debate at our Socrates Cafe. Or just meet with friends over pizza in the Raven's Nest. The opportunities are limitless and the choice is yours. One thing is certain. As a Franklin Pierce student, you will quickly find a comfortable place to live and learn in a welcoming community.

Grand Monadnock Climb

What to Do

No matter what you‘re interested in, there's something for you at Franklin Pierce University. Theatre, art, athletics, media, the outdoors, community service, politics, and much more. It's not a question of what to do. It's a question of how to fit it all in. Our location in the geographic center of New England means you have access to a wealth of off-campus activities too.

Student Services

Student Services

From health care to safety... career planning to community service... we've got you covered. Learn about the range of services available and how you can make the most of what we offer. At Franklin Pierce, you will be challenged academically in a community that offers easy access to student services that help you achieve your goals.


Residential Life

The core of your Franklin Pierce experience is the community you create, and it starts in residential housing. More than 90 percent of Franklin Pierce students live on campus. You will find a real sense of community here. Find out what "home" will be like for the next four years. See where you'll live, what to bring (and leave behind), who you'll meet, and more.