Students gathered outside the library

Student Programming

From lectures and magicians to comedians and bands, Coe College has a vibrant student activities program.

The Student Activities Committee (SAC) provides numerous opportunities for students to attend free or low-cost entertainment both on and off campus. These activities encompass a wide variety of interests for everyone at Coe.

Student gathered on couches

Charlie’s P.U.B. provides a comforting and relaxing area for diverse performances. These include the Coffeeshop Series, which features low-key acoustic singers, poets and solo artists, as well as PUB Live events, which feature high-energy bands brought to campus.

Cheering students

Coe provides access to large-scale concerts or events by hosting a Big Band Concert on campus or offering discounted tickets to performances at local entertainment venues, such as the US Cellular Center, Theatre Cedar Rapids or the Paramount Theatre


Weekends are especially busy with student activities. Each and every Friday, the college offers a free event such as a watching a new release at the local movie theater, skating at the ice arena or karaoke in Charlie's. Furthermore, every year Coe hosts several multicultural events and traditional Homecoming activities, including a dance, parade and football game. Coe College truly provides a diverse range of student activities to encompass the interests of all students.