Do it all at SC
College is about getting involved. At SC you can do it all, make lifelong friends and have fun!
JOIN A FRATERNITY
Build a network of brothers that you’ll have for a lifetime. Be part of a community from day one.
INTRAMURALS ANYONE? 60% OF SIMPSON STUDENTS PARTICIPATE.
Open to all students, at Simpson we take intramurals seriously. Teamwork, practice, competitive advantages ... talk about fun!
JOIN A SORORITY
Form lifelong bonds with your sisters. Each sorority has a philanthropic mission. Sisters raise money and provide service to benefit the cause they support.
INTERESTED IN POLITICS?
The Culver Center’s nonpartisan programs educate and inspire active participation in our democracy and encourage people to consider political service as their life’s work.
School Spirit? Hell Yes.
At Homecoming we flood Cowles Field House for a pep rally called Yell like Hell where campus groups compete for the bragging rights of having the best stomp routine and most Simpson spirit.
TAKE IN A CONCERT
The Black Box in the Kent Campus Center hosts world-renowned concert performances ... and it’s steps from your residence hall. Perfect!
Our students have the opportunity to play with the Des Moines Symphony Orchestra ... talk about impressive!
FEEL LIKE A BONFIRE?
No problem. We have an awesome bonfire area donated by an alum so students kick back, roast marshmallows and enjoy each other’s company.
LOVE TO SING?
Our Madrigal Singers have a long and proud tradition of performing on prestigious stages, outreach and conducting workshops with high school madrigal ensembles annually.
The number of campus events Campus Activities Board (CAB) organizes each year.
Hit Starbucks, Tyler’s Grille, Au Bon Pain or Red Mango on your way to class for an award-winning frozen yogurt, frappuccino or made-to-order sandwich.
Over 20 world-renowned entertainers and performances are brought to campus each year.
Get Involved On Campus
You are loving what you are involved in now, so why not continue it at college? At Simpson you can do it all. And it’s exactly what you pictured college to be like ... fun!
There’s nothing quite like working as a team toward a common goal. As a member of any of Simpson’s 19 varsity athletic teams, you’ll do just that. Compete at a high level today. Build camaraderie that will last a lifetime.Go to Athletics
Our award-winning, student-run newspaper is the nation’s oldest continually published student newspaper. And, our student journalists haven’t just won once, but they routinely receive many awards year after year.
Best News Photograph, Best Multimedia Slide Show, Best News Story, Best Editorial, Best Online Video, Best Magazine Cover ... students with all types of interests are involved in the Simpsonian.
We ♥ Our Location
THERE IS SO MUCH TO DO WE HAVE A HARD TIME CHOOSING! Indianola and Des Moines are so close that we literally consider our towns neighbors – so, we hop the fence to see world-renowned performances, go shopping, take in the art scene – we get to do everything!
RELIGIOUS LIFE COMMUNITY
Religious Life Community is completely student led.
Anyone is welcome to grow in their never-ending journey of faith and spirituality in this dynamic group.
Form meaningful relationships, learn and engage in dialogue and build community through service.
Service is in our DNA. We believe in making a difference so much that we have a scholarship to support students who are involved in volunteer service. Our clubs and organizations, religious life, Culver Center and sororities and fraternities all provide opportunities to serve.
THREE CHAMPIONSHIPS IN 4 YEARS ... and COUNTING!
Simpson’s Speech and Debate team is the only nationally ranked team out of all Iowa private colleges.
More than 95 dynamic students are involved in this top 10 Pi Kappa Delta Program.
With Speech and Debate scholarships available, coaches who care and a solid team philosophy – join us and be part of something bigger than yourself.
Campus = Your Home
Where you’ll hang out, study, attend football games, eat and live = your home for the next few years. Maybe more important are caring faculty and staff our students rank tops in terms of support. It really does feel like home.