Sophomore Experience

The SophoMORE Experience provides an overview of opportunities available to sophomores at Villanova University. These programs, activities, and resources will enable sophomores to grow as a community of learners inside and outside of the classroom. Check back often for additional sophomore opportunities or email with questions.


AT THE HALF is a 3-day, 2-night experience, November 8-10, for Sophomores that will focus on developing leadership skills, building community, and growing personally and professionally. AT THE HALF is a chance to meet other Sophomores and approach common challenges together!  Choosing a major, studying abroad, and connecting on campus will be discussed.  HAVE FUN and connect with fellow Sophomores and Villanova staff!  Registration is now open until November 5th. Click here to register

The get-away is held at the beautiful Golden Inn located on the beach in Avalon, NJ.  Included in the $25 registration fee are:

  • energizing activities and workshops to help you reflect on your interests, experiences, values, and passions
  • a teeshirt and gift
  • transportation, housing, and meals (including a final banquet style dinner)
  • free time in a beautiful setting!

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Aiden Kosciesza
Wednesday, October 23
7:00 pm
Location TBA

AT THE HALF Sophomore Retreat
November 8 - November 10
Golden Inn, Avalon, NJ
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Careers in DC: A daytrip from VU to DC on 9/27

The bus will leave Garey Hall on Friday, September 27 at 8 a.m. and will return to campus by 9 p.m. that evening.  The cost for students is $20.  Open to all years and majors. Dress is business professional.

Please register by bringing $20 to the Career Center at 117 Garey Hall and signing up at the front desk.  Details can be found at   Please email Sheila Doherty with any questions at or call the Career Center at 610-519-4060.

Richard McCann
Author of Mother of My Sorrows  “Transitions: The Girlhood of a Bio-Male”
Wednesday, November 20
4:30 pm
Radnor St. David’s Room