Campus Life

You can look forward to making Evergreen your home away from home. The campus offers recreation and athletics, learning and study resources, groups and clubs, housing options, meal plans, and much more.

Students in Housing

Living and Dining on Campus

Housing on campus provides many options, free internet, a short commute, and convenient access to a long list of benefits.

Lunch at the Greenery

Dining on campus offers flexible ways to get your fill and spend quality time together.

The Evergreen Woods

More than 1,000 acres of forest surround the campus, with winding trails leading to 3,300 feet of unspoiled beach on the Puget Sound.

Soccer on the Fields

Recreation and Athletics

Geoduck Athletics are a great way for students to get involved, improve skills, build relationships, and have a good time.

Swimming in the Evergreen Pool

The Costantino Recreation Center (CRC), our extensive athletic complex, offers plenty of outlets for fitness, exercise, self-discipline, healthy activities, and general well-being.

The Geoduck Mascot

What the Heck is a Geoduck? Is it a duck or a clam or something else entirely? Learn all about our bizarre but beloved mascot.

Student Activities Painting Posters on Red Square

Greener Culture

Student groups represent interests in art, music, spirituality, culture, politics, environmental issues, gaming, and more.

DJ on the Air

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Luminary Procession Downtown Olympia

Olympia offers many local attractions and is located near incredible mountains, the Pacific Ocean, and the city life of Seattle and Portland.

Katie Rains, transfer student

Flexible Options for All Learners

Evergreen has generous transfer policies and flexible options for attending college, which is perfect for students of all ages, educational backgrounds, and life experience.

Credit for life experience

Whether you have credits from technical college, community college, or other four-year institutions, all transferrable credits count toward your degree. You can even earn credit for life experience!

Crystal Leatherman

We offer evening and weekend studies, as well as upper-level courses at our Tacoma campus for the benefit of working students.

The Longhouse

Diversity on Campus

The Longhouse Education and Cultural Center promotes indigenous arts and cultures through education, cultural preservation, creative expression and economic development.

A diverse group of Evergreen students

First Peoples Multicultural Advising Services and the Trans & Queer Center assist students in achieving their academic, social, and professional goals.


The Veterans Resource Center will help you receive all the benefits you have earned through your service to our country.

Reading in the Library

Learning and Study Resources

The Daniel J. Evans Library provides access to 16 million books, research resources, movies, music, and even A/V equipment and training.

Planting at the Organic Farm

The Organic Farm is a working farm that serves as a learning laboratory for organic agriculture.

Working in the Digital Imaging Studio

Computing and technology covers all your bases: general-purpose labs, specialty rigs, and wifi, of course.

There’s a lot more, too. View all learning and study resources.

Career Center

Careers and Volunteering

Academic and Career Advising can help you with your job search, resume, interviewing, graduate school aspirations, and life direction.

Reroofing Campus Housing

Get an on-campus job or internship and build professional experience, have peace of mind, and get some extra cash.

Volunteering Downtown Olympia

The Center for Community-Based Learning and Action (CCBLA) links students and faculty with organizations working on a variety of issues.