campus life

Insider’s View: The Boathouse

The boathouse is 1.5 miles from campus on an 8.5-acre, College-owned parcel of environmentally preserved land. The 4,750-square-foot, single- story, barn-style facility contains boat storage, two small bathrooms, and a warm-up/stretching area. Crew began at Mount Holyoke in 1976 and has grown from a small…... » Read more

Autumn Comes to Campus

There's nothing like autumn at Mount Holyoke. The leaves change into the richest colors, the air gets comfortably chilly, and most importantly, apple cider donuts start appearing in the dining halls. Enjoy these pictures of our beautiful campus below taken by Deirdre Haber Malfatto.... » Read more

Mountain Day 2013

Mountain Day was held on October 1 this year. The day began with a thick fog that had settled over the campus, but it was soon burned off and the weather turned warm and sunny, perfect for a day atop Mt. Holyoke. The Alumnae Association…... » Read more

The Odyssey Bookstore Turns Fifty

The Beginning of the Odyssey The Odyssey Bookshop was established in 1963 by Romeo Grenier, a French-Canadian immigrant who arrived in Holyoke, Massachusetts, in 1923 at the age of thirteen. Despite a limited high school education, he was a passionate reader, buying a book a…... » Read more