our campus. our traditions. our community.


What’s it like to live at Saint Anselm? Here you can lead, sing, play, volunteer—do whatever it is that you love to do. There’s great food, nature to explore, the city of Manchester, unique people to get to know, and more than 80 clubs and organizations to join!


clubs and organizations


national ranking for campus dining 


of first-year students live on campus

There is something here for everyone… You will meet many amazing people, including peers with similar interests and faculty members who will become your biggest cheerleaders and supporters.

— Kaitlin McCormick ’23

Anselmian Events

Student play spike ball on the quad

Make yourself at home

More than 90% of the student body resides on the Hilltop, which makes sense because campus is where all the best stuff happens. 

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Some of our favorite traditions

With over 130 years of history, time-honored traditions are a part of everyday life on the Hilltop.

• Your class banner will hang in Davison until commencement week 
• Enter the annual Gingerbread House Competition
• Help raise over $100,000 annually by participating in Relay for Life 
• Spread holiday cheer by dining with friends during the Christmas Feast
• Honor the bard with a day of sonnet reading on Shakespeare’s Birthday

Learn more about traditions on the Hilltop →

Students participate in the gingerbread house competition
Manchester skyline above the Merrimack River

Out and About in the Queen City

Less than 3 miles away, downtown Manchester offers students all kinds of fun from concerts and baseball games to taco tours and coffee shops. 

Get to know Saint Anselm’s city →

Facing Mental Health

Moving out of a pandemic and into a post-pandemic world, where uncertainty is often the only constant, a group of dedicated students and their advisor help peers recognize, navigate, and discuss the many layers of mental health.

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Students sitting discussing mental health