Category - Campus and Students

First-year Chapman University student high five

Welcoming the Newest Members of the Chapman Family The class of 2023 is embraced with warm greetings, orientation events and ceremonies.

There’s a reason why so many movies show families helping students move to college: it’s the beginning of an exciting new chapter. That played out in real time this week as Chapman University welcomed nearly 1,800 first...

Memorial Hall at Chapman University with students walking to classes

7 Tips to a Happier and Smarter First Semester at College

The life of a first-year college student is a juggling act. And as the new semester looms, helpful advice abounds. Participate in campus life, but get enough sleep and eat well. Make friends, but don’t rush it. Focus on...

Chapman University baseball player

Chapman Baseball Heads to the National Championship Series Watch them live at campus viewing party.

It’s official—Chapman baseball is headed to the Division III National Championship Series. Join us in the cheering on the Panthers tomorrow morning starting at 9 a.m. for a live game watch party in Argyros Forum...

Matt and Ross Duffer '07, creators of Netflix hit "Stranger Things," speak to the graduating class at Chapman University's Closing Convocation.

The Duffer Brothers Send Grads Off Smiling Creators of "Stranger Things" Join Long History of Extraordinary Commencement Speakers

Congratulations! You did it. You graduated. Maybe you have a job or an internship lined up. Or maybe you and your friends are building something new from the ground up. Or maybe you’re taking some time to consider the...


Courage and Compassion Is the Recipe for Change Graduating Senior Kyler Hannah shares what she's learned about building community and bringing positive change.

In addition to completing a double major in psychology and strategic and corporate communication, Kyler Hannah is graduating from Chapman with a legacy of research, activism and service. But it wasn’t always easy. “It...

Alexa Dectis (JD '19) at Fowler School of Law's Kennedy Hall.

Former Child Actor Plans to Use Her Law Degree to Help Protect Others ‘All I want to do is work. It's really what I live for.’

At 4 a.m., most Fowler School of Law students are likely still in bed dreaming of contracts and torts. Unless you’re Alexa Dectis (JD ’19), which means you’re already awake and ready to commute from Chapman University...

Cheverton Award winner Vidal Arroyo '19 stands with Dean Price and Provost Pfeiffer.

Cheverton Winner Pursues Life of Service, Thanks to Life-Changing Course Cheverton finalists reflect on their Chapman Experience

From becoming the first person in his immediate family to go to college to being Chapman’s first Rhodes Scholar — one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world — it’s safe to say it’s been a...


Chapman Community Invited to Campus Vigil in Unity with Chabad of Poway

A vigil in solidarity with the Chabad of Poway Synagogue will be at 4 p.m. today, Monday, April 29, in the Wallace All Faiths Chapel of the Fish Interfaith Center.


Panthers Go Green: Chapman Celebrates Earth Week

This Monday, Chapman’s school colors will be temporarily green as the whole campus celebrates Earth Day — and the Office of Sustainability, the Office of Civic Engagement and the Department of Peace Studies have some...

Past Spring Sizzle!

25th Annual Spring Sizzle Is This Wednesday

Spring fever got you down? Come cool off with the entire Chapman Family at the 25th Annual Spring Sizzle! Join us this Wednesday, April 17 from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. in the Attallah Piazza for carnival-themed food, games...