Campus Community

Student Activities

Mesa Has It All

BenU at Mesa students enjoy the many amenities available throughout the Mesa area, including downtown shopping and dining, music festivals, dozens of area golf courses and a variety of other nearby outdoor activities including rafting, tubing and hot air ballooning. BenU Mesa provides great opportunities to create experiences and college memories for a lifetime.

Planet Fitness

Strength training, Pilates, aerobics, racquetball, basketball and rock wall climbing.  Outdoor track, group fitness classes, free weights, technology center and fitness machines. BenU Mesa students can do it all within a stone’s throw of the school’s campus in downtown Mesa. The University has an agreement with Planet Fitness that allows students, faculty and staff to take advantage of the facilities for its recreation and intramural programs. 

Planet Fitness

825 W University Dr.
Mesa, Ariz. 85201
(480) 307-8478

Open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

Campus Community

Students have a variety of opportunities to get engaged, build campus life and enrich their own campus experience. Students can run for office with the Student Senate, serving as the voice of our student body while participating in leadership development opportunities. As a student senator, they can represent the concerns of students, encourage their spirit and serve to improve the University.

Among the activities sponsored by Student Senate is a bi-monthly community gathering known as Ben Hour. Ben Hour is designed to build a stronger sense of community by bringing together campus organizations, community leaders and BenU at Mesa students for socialization and discussion of the Benedictine Hallmarks.

Students can also participate in one of 13 intercollegiate sports – men’s and women’s volleyball, golf, cross country, soccer and basketball, baseball, softball or beach volleyball. Intramural sports are offered through the Office of Student Life and include team sports such as dodgeball, basketball and soccer, as well as individual competitions such as table tennis and chess.

Finally, a variety of social and academic clubs are organized on campus to provide opportunities to meet like-minded individuals, place what is learned in the classroom into action and serve the community.

Student Clubs

Starting a new club is easy. Here is a list of our current clubs* along with the advisor you may contact for more information:

E-Gaming (Frank Woodford)
Cheer/Dance (Monique Young)
Psyc Club (Shannon Raucsh)
Criminal Justice Club (Sarah Howard)
Hispanic Student Alliance (Kevin Broeckling)
Peer Ministry (Rob Curtis)
Jr. Chamber of Commerce (Kevin Broeckling)
Jo Wilson Leadership Institute (Kevin Broeckling)
Black Student Union (Andre Brisco)

* Availability is based on student interest

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