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Student Life at University of Mount Olive

At the University of Mount Olive, we are committed to providing a higher education experience that integrates the mental, physical and spiritual aspects of life. Whether it’s joining an intramural basketball team, living in an the residence halls or attending a lecture from a world-renowned speaker, we want each of our students to become well-rounded

Below are just a few of the perks of being a student at University of Mount Olive:

  1. University of Mount Olive freshmen are required to live on campus, unless they plan to commute from home, which gives a majority of our new students the chance to experience residence life in our residence halls.
  2. A well-rounded college experience requires you to step away from the books from time to time! For students looking to get involved at the University of Mount Olive, we offer a number of great college clubs and organizations.
  3. Our Campus Activities Board also hosts a variety of on-campus and off-campus events for University of Mount Olive students, including movie nights, socials, speakers, musical productions, sporting events and much more.
  4. The University of Mount Olive’s Pope Wellness Center offers a diverse selection of fitness classes, as well as state-of-the-art equipment and facilities to help keep you fit and healthy.
  5. Founded by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists, the University of Mount Olive is an institution rooted in Christian values. We hold optional weekly chapel services, and several student-led, faith-based groups are available as well.
  6. And much more!

For more information about student life at the University of Mount Olive, please explore the links to the left of the page — and be sure to download our Student Handbook below.

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The University of Mount Olive offers a variety of activities, organizations and resources for our students. We are a private institution rooted in the liberal arts tradition with defining Christian values. The University, sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists, has locations in Mount Olive, New Bern, Wilmington, Goldsboro, Research Triangle Park, Washington and Jacksonville.