HBCU College Life: Everything You Want To Know about HBCU Campus Living

Tight-knit dorm living. Unique Greeks. Exhilarating sports. In addition to top-notch academia, HBCU college life offers a virtual buffet of exciting experiences. With so many extracurricular options, how can you decide where to focus first? HBCULifestyle is here to help. From advice on moving onto and off campus to the latest sports scores, we’re here to make choosing the details of your life outside the classroom a breeze.

Are you a first generation college student needing survival tips? A current (or even past) student interested in keeping up with campus style trends? Maybe you’re researching a Greek fraternity or sorority. HBCULifestyle offers something for all of the above – whether it’s history about the Divine Nine, or links to online stores selling your favorite HBCU gear.

Part of the unrivaled excitement of HBCU college life lies in the myriad of campus activities. Don’t get overwhelmed. Let HBCULifestyle help you navigate your HBCU experience.

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5 Unique Black Greek Apparel Shops Online

5 Unique Black Greek Apparel Shops Online

Traditional Black Greek apparel is widely available at various online stores. However, if you are looking for unique Greek paraphernalia that will make your fraternity brothers or sorority sisters jealous — we’ve got you covered. From t-shirts and jackets, to hoodies and everything in between, we have researched five online shops that will “Turn Up” […]

Lincoln Awards Alpha Phi Alpha $25k in Driven to Give Contest

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. receiving checks from Lincoln Motor Company as winner of the Divine Nine Driven to Give Program.

The Lincoln Motor Company presented Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity with a check for $25,000 on November 6th as the luxury automaker wraps up its Divine Nine Driven to Give program. The campaign kicked off in early August. As part of the program, Lincoln teamed up with African-American fraternities and sororities of the National Pan-Hellenic Council […]

10 Ways to Upgrade Your College Experience

Black male HBCU student holding college books on campus.

Whether you’re already on campus or you’re thinking about the future, anytime is a good time to upgrade your college experience. Far too many students (and adults!) walk through life without ever stepping outside their routines. Here, we’ve put together a list of some fun and practical ways to improve your college experience and help […]

Telling Our Stories: The Impact of Black Sororities

Multi-generation women family in park

I had the pleasure of attending the 2014 HBCUStory Symposium that was held in Washington D.C. this year. Dr. Crystal A. deGregory, founder and executive editor, gave her closing remarks and in these remarks left us with the resounding words, “Tell them your story. Tell them the story of greatness. Tell them the HBCUStory.” As […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha Partners with UNA-USA for Global Initiative

Alpha Kappa Alpha Partners with UNA-USA for Global Initiative.

The United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (AKA), Inc. have embarked on a new partnership with the aim of creating global citizens and fostering new audiences to better support the United Nations. The partnership, set to last until mid-2016, will engage a new generation of “ambassadors” in the vital […]

Holiday Black College Gift Guide 2014

HBCU Lifestyle presents the 2014 Holiday Black College Gift Guide featuring various apparel and accessories.

With the holidays quickly approaching, now’s the perfect time to start thinking about your black college gift list for family, friends, students and alumni this season! To help, we’ve put together our first HBCU Lifestyle Holiday Gift Guide to help you choose from a variety of gift categories that meets your needs. Don’t see the […]

Black Fraternities Promoting Domestic Violence Awareness


As I read Felecia Commodore’s piece, “Black Sororities and Violence Against Women Awareness”, I realized that men cannot sit on the sidelines as the national conversation about domestic violence persists, especially during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Those of us in Alpha Phi Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi, Omega Psi Phi, Phi Beta Sigma, and Iota Phi […]

Howard University to Host 2014 HBCU Lacrosse All Star Game

HBCU Lacrosse players run out on the field during the annual HBCU Allstar Weekend.

The Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) Lacrosse Consortium will be hosting the 2nd Annual HBCU Lacrosse All Star Game at Howard University’s Greene Stadium on the weekend of November 8th and 9th. The HBCU Lacrosse Consortium (representatives from Hampton University, Howard University, Morehouse College, Morgan State University and University of Maryland – Eastern Shore) […]

Drumline: A New Beat to Premiere Oct 27th on VH1

Vh1 Partners With Actor-Writer-Producer Nick Cannon For Original Movie “Drumline: A New Beat”

VH1’s upcoming original movie “Drumline: A New Beat,” produced in partnership with Fox Television Studios, and executive produced by the original film producers Wendy Finerman, Dallas Austin and Jody Gerson, along with Nick Cannon, will premiere Monday, October 27th at 9PM ET/PT.  The original film was produced by Fox 2000. The telefilm is the next project in […]

Black Sororities and Violence Against Women Awareness

African American Girl Lean On Brick Wall in the Shadows.

“Somebody/anybody, sing a Black girl’s song/bring her out/to know herself/to know you”- Ntozake Shange These words are from one of my favorite poems/books “For Colored Girls Who’ve Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf.” This book is full of Black women of all shades and backgrounds who move around in the same world with their […]