Downtown Phoenix Campus Student Life

The Downtown Phoenix campus is home to more than 100 student clubs, ranging from Undergraduate Student Government to Greek life to the Residence Hall Association and from the Student Nutrition Council to the Fashion Journalist Club. These student organizations, along with academic disciplines, DPC Intramural Sports and others, provide ample opportunities for students to get involved and stay engaged outside of the classroom.

Downtown students also are enthusiastic supporters of ASU athletics. Sun Devil football and basketball games, as well as many other ASU sporting events, are just a light-rail ride away on the Tempe campus. Downtown students have won spirit awards for attendance at games.

You don't have to go far to discover rich entertainment offerings in the heart of the nation's sixth-largest city.

Sports fans can catch a baseball game at Chase Field, home of the Arizona Diamondbacks, or at US Airways center, home to Phoenix's NBA and WNBA teams, the Suns and the Mercury, in addition to concerts and live entertainment.

Arts aficionados can enjoy up-and-coming bands or take in opera, symphony, ballet and theater performances in fine arts venues located blocks from the school or participate in the First Friday art walks on nearby Roosevelt Row. Cultural landmarks such as the Phoenix Art Museum and the Heard Museum are just a short trip away on light rail.

Live music, dining and boutiques are never hard to find; a farmers market offers fresh produce and local food; and a community cinema shows independent films in nearby Civic Space Park.

Downtown's newest development, CityScape, features a luxury bowling alley, live music, a comedy club and a seasonal ice skating rink.

The brand-new Sun Devil Fitness center, opened in August 2013, offers intramurals, group fitness, personal training and fitness instrucrtion, along with a rooftop pool where students can socialize.

It joins the Student Center @Downtown Phoenix Campus, which opened in January 2013, and provides a central lounge space, gaming room and equipment and also houses an office of Changemaker Central, where students can go to get connected with the resources to lead social change and entrepreneurial efforts.