Student Life

A successful and enjoyable graduate career entails more than just academics. Binghamton provides many opportunities for when you need to take time away from your academic studies.

Clubs and Organizations

  • The Graduate Student Organization (GSO) represents all graduate students on campus, ensuring that graduate student needs are met. The GSO offers services such as research travel and conference funding, and sponsors a variety of social and cultural sub-organizations on campus.
  • There are many international student organizations such as the Indian Graduate Student Organization, the Graduate African Student Organization and the Latin American Student Organization.


Binghamton offers a wide variety of dining options to suit everyone’s needs on campus. With more than 25 dining locations on campus open from 7 a.m.–1 a.m., you can find vegetarian, vegan, kosher, Halal, allergen-free, local and sustainable options — and everything in between. The city of Binghamton offers a variety of local restaurants and cafes.


It’s all about balance.

Binghamton provides many resources to help graduate students maintain their health and well-being:

  • The Nature Preserve offers 190 acres of protected forest and wetlands with a six-acre pond. With more than 11 miles of maintained hiking and running trails, it's a great place for fitness or finding peace of mind.
  • Wellness Services offers massage therapy and nutrition appointments with licensed professionals.
  • FitSpace is a 10,000-square-foot fitness center that features state-of-the-art cardiovascular and weight equipment as well as over 100 fitness classes a week.
  • Decker Student Health Services Center provides students with care for acute illness and injury, including health education, women’s health services and psychiatric consultation.
  • The University Counseling Center provides comprehensive clinical and referral services to enhance the psychological well-being of our students.