IDX Student Life Center

In support of the Champlain College mission, the Student Life Center Staff is committed to enhancing our students' college experience through a variety of social programming in order to foster personal growth, provide leadership opportunities and encourage connectivity in a safe and creative environment.

The IDX Student Life Center is the heart and soul of extracurricular life on campus and is the meeting place for many of Champlain's student organizations. On theDining hall upper level, you'll find the Dining Hall with its huge windows and sweeping views of Lake Champlain and New York's Adirondacks. Kick back in the Fireside Lounge and enjoy Wi-Fi, a fireplace, huge-screen TV, the game room and an outdoor terrace.

On the lower level, you'll find the Argosy Gymnasium, the Fitness Center and the HUB student resource desk.


The professional staff, student planners and CHAMP come together to bring fun and exciting activities to our campus. Every weekend, there's something new to do at Champlain College be it apple picking, visiting a haunted corn maze, playing laser tag, roller skating, or learning to swing dance. CHAMP also plans many events including the annual Snowball, game shows and Spring Meltdown. To find out more or to get involved, check out the CHAMP webpage.

A student ice climbing on wall of iceWe also have a number of events that will get you actively experiencing our awesome outdoor lifestyle! Some events include bobsledding in Lake Placid, white water rafting in Maine, jetboating in Montreal, snowshoeing, ice climbing, and hiking.


The lower level of the IDX Student Life Center houses the Argosy Gymnasium, which is the starting point for Champlain's extensive Intramural and Recreational Sports programs. Also on the lower level, you'll find our state-of-the-art Fitness Center, featuring a full CYBEX strength circuit, as well as free-weights, treadmills, ARC Trainers and much more.

You might also be interested in the Intramural teams and recreational clubs on campus, including soccer, basketball, dodgeball, floor hockey and volleyball.

Location & Hours:

Our offices are located in the IDX Student Life Center at 262 South Willard Street.

6:30AM-12:00AM Monday - Friday

11:00AM-12:00AM Saturday and Sunday  

IDX Student Life Center Staff:

The IDX Student Life Center staff oversees a number of different departments, including Student Activities, intramural programs, the Fitness Center, and Orientation programs. To find out about our upcoming events, check out the WebCalendar. You can also sign up for upcoming events at the HUB.

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