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Chestnut Hill College
9601 Germantown Avenue
Chestnut Hill
Philadelphia, PA 19118
Cross Street: Northwestern Avenue
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The history of this College is a living, breathing, changing dynamic filled with the mystery, magic, and majesty of the human lives that create its particular reality at any given period. When you see Chestnut Hill College you will be impressed by magnificent buildings and exquisite grounds, the beauty of historic architecture, the splendor of sloping hills, and fragrant flowering treesFrontier Hall at Chestnut Hill College and plants. What is more important, however, and what pictures cannot adequately convey is the warmth, intelligence, and humor of the people who populate the campus. It is they who will make your time here most memorable.

Enduring relationships of great value are a hallmark of a Chestnut Hill College education. At Chestnut Hill College, we emphasize the growth of the whole person. That means we strive to provide our students with not only an enriching and challenging academic environment, but also with an exciting social life, a healthy spiritual life and a well-rounded active life.

So take a look around. Whether you explore campus news & Events or Around Town, you’ll soon discover just how much there is to see and do on campus, in the charming town of Chestnut Hill, and in Philadelphia is truly one of the greatest cities in the world. It's apparent that life as a Chestnut Hill College student is, well, quite lively.

  • Activities: From journalism to the fine arts, from sociology to the environment at Chestnut Hill College there are more than 25 organizations devoted to a variety of student interests. Joining others who share your passion, whether it's politics or drama, is an ideal way to expand your horizons and build on your classroom education. In fact, an Organization Fair is held at the beginning of each semester so that you can check out the clubs and organizations available, pick up an application, and presto - you are involved.
  • Each student at Chestnut Hill College is part of the most influential organization on campus, the Student Government Association (SGA). You and your fellow students elect student representatives who make sure your voice is always heard. SGA commits itself to actively representing the student body while striving to serve the school community with leadership, equality, dedication, loyalty, and responsibility. Moreover, by preserving the traditions of the College, SGA encourages an appreciation and awareness of the College and the world at-large.

    Clubs, & Organizations

    Student Activities serves as the home for many academic interest groups, drama and music groups, cultural organizations, yearbook and newspaper staffs, and community action groups. While not comprehensive, this list includes the following:

  • African American Awareness Society
  • APA
  • Archery Club
  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  • Business Club
  • Chamber Ensemble
  • CHAT
  • Chemistry Club
  • Commuter Club
  • Council for Exceptional Children
  • Crown the King Chess Club
  • Earth Club
  • FADD
  • Feel Good
  • Flute Ensemble
  • Griffins for Paws
  • Hill Singers
  • History Club
  • International Society
  • Japanese Culture Club
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • La Voz Latina
  • Mask & Foil
  • Orienteering Club
  • Poetry Club
  • String Ensemble
  • Student Political Science Association
  • The Grackle
  • The Griffin
  • The Computer Club
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