Things to Do on Campus

"There’s nothing to do here.” Said no Pioneer, ever. You’ll have no problem turning your downtime into great times at Carroll. In addition to 50+ student organizations, there’s always something happening on campus. What are you waiting for? Get out, get busy and get involved!


CU@Night brings an entertaining lineup of fun events to Friday and Saturday nights. You’ll find a wide mix of programming and activities, such as comedians, performing acts, musicians, DJs, game nights, movies and more. CU@Night is always free for Carroll students. Guests of students are also welcome.

CU@Night events are held every Friday and Saturday when school is in session

GET INVOLVED TODAY. Join one of our 50+ Student-Led Organizations

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Recreational Sports

Carroll’s recreation program makes it easy to stay active. RecSports offers intramurals, club sports, cheer and dance, group exercise classes and drop-in recreation hours in the fitness center and weight room. You’ll also find full-service equipment rental, including bicycles, kayaks and canoes, tents, snowshoes and more.

Bucks basketball game

Travel Series

Explore more with Carroll’s Travel Series. Choose your next adventure with these off-campus trips offered periodically throughout the semester. Past travels have included visits to the Museum of Science and Industry, the Fireside Dinner Theater, Lambeau Field and the Madison Farmer’s Market.

students during musical production

Music and Theatre

Regardless of your major, continue to pursue your love of music or acting in one of Carroll’s performance groups. Auditions may be required to participate and happen throughout the school year.




They’re called big programs, because they tend to draw a crowd. Carroll hosts a variety of campus-wide events throughout the year, including Alcohol Awareness and Education Week, Carroll's Got Talent and Spring Fling. 

Student in drunk goggles talking to a police officer

Alcohol Awareness & Education Week (AAEW)

The goal of AAEW is to educate Carroll's campus through fun activities that promote awareness for students, staff and faculty alike.

Student hosts at Carroll's Got Talent

Carroll's Got Talent

A talent show in front of a live audience in Shattuck Auditorium. The event is a collaboration between Student Activities and the campus radio station, WCCX.

Male students participating in Spring Fling

Spring Fling

Spring Fling is an annual event held on campus where we celebrate the coming of spring and the end of the semester. The 2017 event was "Throwback to the 90s" themed.

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Students involved in Greek Life find a home away from home and graduate with lifelong relationships and meaningful experiences. Fraternities and sororities enrich the Carroll community in many ways, including participation in service, philanthropy and leadership development and maintaining high academic standards.

See Carroll For Yourself

Panoramic View of campus