A man conducts a choir in a chapel. He sits behind a piano and gestures emphatically.

Outside the classroom, you’ll participate in a range of organized cocurricular activities and clubs designed to help you build new vocabulary while developing cultural fluency.

These activities allow you to take your classroom knowledge into the field, immediately and constantly. Your pledge to speak only Spanish draws you out of your room and into a community and a culture that shares your ambitions.

  • The annual Baile de disfraces (costume party)
  • Theater performances
  • Choir
  • Cabaret
  • Cooking club
  • Salsa dance lessons
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Hiking

A variety of guest lecturers visit each summer, to address topics of fiction, poetry, anthropology, art, linguistics, and publishing. Films from every corner of the hispanophone world often include commentary by faculty.