The Summer Sizzler

Life at Milligan

Student Development at Milligan College seeks to promote faith, learning and living through Residence Life, Campus Activities, Career Development, and Campus Ministry.

Welcome Home

At Milligan, Residence Life is about so much more than where you sleep at night.  It’s about building a community and creating an environment that helps you to grow emotionally, physically, and spiritually.  It’s about who you are and who God is creating you to be!

Residence Hall Check-In

Returning students will check in Sunday, August 18, from 1 to 4 p.m. 

Students who arrive prior to their designated time will have a daily charge of $20 added to their student account.  Additionally, any early arrival must be pre-approved by the Director of Residence Life (423.461.8735).  Returning students who arrive earlier than this will NOT be permitted to say in the residence halls unless they are involved in a school-related activity that requires them to arrive earlier and they have been approved by Residence Life.

Click here to find out more details about specific residence halls, room assignments and suggested room needs.

Campus Activities

Students desiring to enjoy the richness of living in community will want to take advantage of the variety of programming that takes place across campus. Our desire is to help students to develop excellence in character, healthy lifestyles, leadership skills and lasting friendships as they actively enter into the life of the Milligan community.

Besides getting to know your roommate, making new friends, seeing old ones, and going to Cookout at midnight, you will want to take part in the campus activities planned by students for students. Several organizations on campus offer you opportunities for spiritual growth, service, athletic competition, and fun and fellowship as you get to know other Milligan students.

Campus Activities Board

Campus Activities Board (CAB) is the first place to start for filling your social calendar and finding fun ways to hang out on campus and around Johnson City. CAB starts the year off right with the annual Welcome Week, August 16-22, where we celebrate the final days of summer by hanging out at the ballpark, playing cornhole, seeing who wins The Game, and relaxing at the local Drive-In.

Always the center of the action, CAB hosts numerous campus activities and social events throughout the year. There is something for everyone from film events, dances, concerts and coffeehouses, to beach trips and a day even more exciting than Christmas, Wonderful Wednesday! This year in particular you can be on the lookout for a TWIRP Week full of fun, adventurous trips, the annual Air Band competition, and much much more!

Be on the lookout for RUSH DAY in the first weeks of class. It’s your chance to get out there and see all the clubs and organizations there are to be a part of. There is something for everyone, but remember, if you don't see it–start it!

Student Government Association

SGA is a group of hard working students dedicated to improving campus life.  We are excited about the upcoming school year.  Event planning is underway and we hope that you will get involved.  You can expect events such as Rush Day, Homecoming week, Family Weekend, and That Big Party! On the other hand, SGA is not only about planning school functions.  We are an organization that represents the student body.  Whether it be academics, school programs, or spiritual formation, our team is there to support student opinion. Get ready for a year filled with spirit and excitement.

Campus Life is brimming with activities and events to attend, people to meet, conversations to have, lessons to learn, and new experiences to brave. It's going to be YOUR college experience and it will only be what you make of it. So put yourself out there, try new things, and get involved! This is where college really happens. Bring it on!

Campus Ministry

The Milligan experience is about more than getting a great education. It’s about being formed into a follower of Christ, a fully-functioning servant-leader. The Spiritual Formation Program (SFP) brings the campus community together to grow in discipleship to Jesus.  In addition to academic endeavors, all undergraduate students participate in SFP.  In order to graduate, students must accumulate 150 SFP credits, which are earned by participation in Chapel services, approved service projects, and campus ministry programs such as FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes), Diversity Forums, devotional breakfasts and select community events.  A calendar of qualifying SFP events is provided each semester. More details will be provided during Welcome Week

Career Development

Students interested in Career Development and learning about God's purpose for their lives will want to visit the Institute for Servant Leadership and inquire about the Servant-Leader Experience. Through the Servant-Leader Experience, we seek to nurture the hearts and minds of a new generation of servant-leaders for the church and society. We seek to help our students discover their central purpose and passion in God's call to change lives and shape culture through faith, service and leadership. For more info, check out the Center for Calling and Career Exploration.


A PREMIER CHRISTIAN LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGE :: Northeast Tennessee :: 800.262.8337 :: 423.461.8730 ::

@ 2014 Milligan College. All Rights Reserved.