Because 80 percent of students live on campus, you’ll find a caring residential community of people who are both smart and fun.
From residence hall competitions to outrageous swells of Warrior pride - like in the annual Spring Sing event at the Santa Barbara Bowl - our students are engaged and invested in life beyond the classroom.
from 36 states and 20 countries
of students live on campus
Early in the fall, you’ll gather on Kerrwood Lawn with 1,000 of your future friends to discover the wide variety of activities available on campus. Enjoy free food, meet great people and learn about opportunities to be involved.
Participate in one of 32 student-led clubs and organizations or start your own to realize your passion.
Are you interested in a career in medicine? Meet with the Pre-Health Club. You can compete with Westmont Wildfire, the Ultimate Frisbee team, or use up some energy with N’Step, the Hip Hop dance team, Salsa Dance or Zumba. If you're a Harry Potter fan, you can join Dumbledore’s Army.
Check out all your options!
85% of students participate in volunteer service or outreach before graduating
Live out your faith through a student ministry in the local community or abroad. You’ll be amazed at what God teaches you and how you’ll grow. Urban Initiative reaches out to people with needs during the school year. Devote your spring break to serving people in Ensenada, Mexico, with Potter’s Clay. Or you can travel overseas during the summer with an Emmaus Road program to share your faith and gifts.
Join in the fun of Westmont traditions like Spring Sing, where the residence halls engage in an epic showdown of singing and dancing at the scenic Santa Barbara Bowl. The hilarity draws more students than any other Westmont activity all year.
Cheer or play for our competitive Warrior athletic teams. Westmont has won eight National Association of Intercollegiate Academics (NAIA) National Championships and 54 Golden State Athletic Conference Championships. More than 300 student-athletes have become NAIA All-Americans. You can choose from 11 intramural sports and competitions, including rugby, soccer, volleyball, ping pong, polo and more—there’s something for everyone.
Westmont cultivates your ability to lead and learn in all areas of life. Being involved with a club, a team, an outreach or an activity, will help you gain the full Westmont experience.