Jefferson Society

Welcome to the Jefferson Literary and Debating Society!

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The Jefferson Literary and Debating Society was founded on July 14, 1825, by sixteen disgruntled members of the now-defunct Patrick Henry Society in Room Seven, West Lawn.

For more information about the Society, please browse through this web site.

If you are interested in joining the Society, please fill out an interview card and then come interview in the Fall at one of the following times for a chance to join our storied membership.

Monday, September 2:
12 PM – 5 PM

Tuesday, September 3:
12 PM – 5 PM & 7-9 PM

Wednesday, September 4:
10 AM – 5 PM

Thursday, September 5:
12 PM – 5PM & 7-9 PM

Friday, September 6:
10 AM – 5PM