Beloit’s bike share program, run by students, features a fleet of free bikes students can check out from the front desk of the Powerhouse.

Gear Shack Launches New Student-Run Bike Share Initiative

The Gear Shack, which loans outdoor equipment from Beloit’s Powerhouse student union and recreation center, launched a new bike share program in October in conjunction with student leaders.

Abby Bender’21

Being Back on Campus Feels Right

Abby Bender’s (Class of 2021) senior year certainly isn’t what she expected, but being back on campus feels right. “It is a weird experience having my senior year during a pandemic. I am fortunate to be able to live in an apartment with my friend to keep me sane, but I love seeing my friends in passing or having lunch with people. Even being at work feels so refreshing. I’m glad Beloit is being safe so I can be here for my final year.” Read more about Abby’s Beloit experience.

Indigenous People’s Day

Indigenous People’s Day and CMSAI

We talked recently to Nana Heaton about her role in Beloit Campus Mounds Sustainability and Advocacy Initiative, the group’s history, and what Indigenous People’s Day means and why it’s so important for us to celebrate it.

History Professor Kate Johnston is teaching a special history course for the first time this fall that considers health and healing in a historical context. She is shown teaching a class in 2019.

What sickness, health, and medicine from the past can teach us now

Thinking about the current pandemic inspired Assistant Professor of History Kate Johnston to develop a new course that examines health and healing in America’s early history.

Beloit Student wears B mask.

Beloit College to offer on-campus COVID testing

Beloit College is partnering with Abbott Laboratories in Chicago to provide weekly on-campus COVID-19 testing for the entire 2020-21 academic year.

Campus in Fall

Beloit College recognized for contributing to the public good

Beloit College once again appears on Washington Monthly Magazine’s list of the nation’s top higher education institutions. According to its website, the magazine evaluates colleges and universities based on their contribution to the public good in three categories: social mobility, research, and promoting public service.

In its 2020 rankings of Liberal Arts Colleges, Beloit was ranked No. 30 out of 218 liberal arts schools.

Beloit students walk across campus in front of Middle College.

Beloit offers ninth and tenth semesters tuition-free

Beloit announces the expansion of its Beloit Action Plan to offer a ninth and tenth semester tuition-free to students who enroll full-time during the 2020-21 school year.


Midwest Flagship Match offers outstanding value close to home

The tuition match, along with Beloit’s ability to navigate uncertainty, is proving attractive to new students.


Beloit College declares Juneteenth a paid day off

In an email to campus, President Scott Bierman announces starting this Friday, June 19, and going forward, the college will be celebrating Juneteenth on an annual basis as a paid day off.

Sonya Johnson

Faculty recognized for teaching excellence and innovation

Four faculty members were awarded major prizes for teaching excellence and innovation this spring.