Saint Meinrad highly recommends and encourages students to balance their lives with leisure and exercise.
Saint Meinrad's wellness director and student volunteers oversee intramural sports programs. A gymnasium provides areas for basketball and volleyball.
The ground floor of Newman Hall houses a wellness and fitness center, with weightlifting and exercise equipment, locker rooms, and classrooms for wellness activities.
Outdoor facilities include tennis and racquetball courts, lakes for fishing, and paths and rural roads for walking, running and biking. National and state parks for hiking, swimming and camping are nearby.
Jack's in the Commons, a student-operated coffee shop located in the Alumni Commons on campus is a great place for students, faculty and guests to study, relax or socialize. Jack's offerings include coffees, teas, smoothies, shakes and more, as well as a small assortment of baked snacks including cookies and scones. Jack's is open during the fall and spring semesters and at occasional times during the summer.
The UnStable, a student-operated pub on campus, provides a place for students and guests to relax and enjoy camaraderie during fall and spring semesters. Students who present a student identification card receive discounted prices at the UnStable.
Concerts, performances and lectures are scheduled throughout the year at Saint Meinrad.