Student Activities & Athletics

Rhodes State College provides opportunities for extra-curricular activities, social events, and competitive athletic programs. Rhodes State College students are encouraged to participate in any of the following activities on campus.

Athletic Programs

Rhodes State College and The Ohio State University at Lima are members of the Ohio Regional Campus Conference (ORCC) and compete with other regional campus teams throughout the year. Before each season, open tryouts are held for each sport. The ORCC team sports include women’s volleyball, and basketball; and men’s basketball, golf and baseball. All teams compete in a state tournament at the end of their respective seasons. For a student to be eligible to play, they must take a minimum of seven credit hours during the semester of participation, and maintain a GPA of 1.7 or greater per Ohio Regional Campus Conference regulation.

Intramural and Recreational Programs

Students interested in athletic and recreational activities in a leisure setting are encouraged to get involved with intramural activities. The Office of Recreational and Athletic Programs is located on the first floor of Cook Hall. The College offers several intramural activities including: volleyball, basketball, bowling, whiffle ball, soccer and flag football. Each sport has a regular season and a tournament for the championship.

Student Engagement & Activities

The Office of Student Engagement & Activities offers opportunities to interact with and educate students outside of the classroom. A variety of social, cultural, philanthropic and informational events are held each semester and may include concerts, crafts, novelty items, free-food-giveaways, and other events going on at least once a week. 

Student Clubs and Organizations

Rhodes State students can get involved with clubs and organizations ranging from Honors Programs to Special Interest groups. There are numerous benefits to getting involved including gaining leadership skills, participating in regional and national conferences, networking, and working with classmates who share your same interests. For more information about clubs, organizations, or activities available at Rhodes State College, visit the Office of Student Engagement and Activities in the Public Service Building, Room 221.