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College of the Holy Cross Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Worcester, MA

Location and Setting


Worcester Population
182,669
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston
Campus Size
174 acres

Weather

Temperature
15 average low in January, 74.5 average high in September
Rain
133 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Worcester
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Worcester

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
90% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
10%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Crusader
School Colors
Royal purple

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x x x x
Crew x x x  
Cross-Country Running x x x  
Field Hockey x x    
Football     x x
Golf x   x  
Ice Hockey x x x x
Lacrosse x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x x x  
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Crew x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Field Hockey x x
Football    
Golf x  
Ice Hockey x x
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x  
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x x
Crew x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Field Hockey    
Football x x
Golf x  
Ice Hockey x x
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
football, softball, water polo

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, spud (community service organization), choral and music groups, campus activities board, student government association, purple key society
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

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