There is a rich student life in Meenakshi College, spanning cultural, sports, social service, NCC and campus care activities. The Students Union is ever active, organizing and enthusing students to participate and win laurels for themselves and their Alma Mater.
The Inter-departmental Cultural Festival Navras is held every August and helps the Union and the Extra-Curricular Activities Committee of the college identify and train talent.
The Inter-collegiate Cultural Festival Ko-jaagaraha (Who is Awake?) is a cultural extravaganza open for participation to all colleges in the city, including boys, engineering, medical and law colleges.