What is life like at Grace Christian University? At Grace, spending time on campus means “doing life” with a rich community of fellow believers. Whether you live on campus or commute, spending the days with best friends, encouraging faculty, and experienced staff means there is ample opportunity to create lifelong memories, grow in your knowledge of the Bible, and be encouraged in both your faith and education on a regular basis. Want to know more about what Grace Christian University campus life looks like? Keep reading to explore housing options, student activities, sports, events, and more!
Campus Life at Grace Christian University
Perhaps you’ll attend Grace for the entirety of your degree or just for one semester. Either way, when you’re here, you’re part of something. There are so many different ways to get involved at Grace! In fact, our students and alumni often remind us that the friendships and experiences they have at Grace have a profound impact on their lives for years to come.
When you’re surrounded by like minded students, it’s not hard to connect with encouraging friends who share similar convictions. Whether you love sports, want to join a small group, look forward to participating with the worship team, or just want to grab some coffee and hang out in the commons, there’s something for everyone.
Grace offers a variety of options for living on campus. These include four different residence halls, married housing, and our new townhomes that were completed in 2022. Living at Grace means you’ll have quick access to the classes and chapel. You’ll also be just a short walk away from the dining hall, commons, library, and the much-loved Kahawa Cafe.
Single students who are enrolled in at least six credit hours are required to live either at the university, with a Grace staff member, or at home with a parent or guardian.
Students who have completed four semesters of post-high school college, however, are able to live off campus if they prefer.
The variety of living options at Grace provide ample opportunity to connect with fellow students while receiving a Christ-centered education.
Student Organizations and Activities
There are so many ways to get connected at Grace! Student committees, clubs, study groups, Bible studies and small groups, and service groups are just a few ways to get involved.
Don’t want to join an organization? That’s okay! Spend time in the commons, sign up for a ministry trip, or check out the fitness center! Or, perhaps you prefer to work on your euchre game with your friends, or enjoy a bonfire in the ravine!
Sharing experiences together on campus lead to lifelong memories and friendships – something that Grace students treasure for decades after the college years are over.
Whether you enjoy getting in the game or joining the cheering section, the sports teams at Grace are a favorite way to get involved for many of our students!
Sports at Grace include:
- Cross country
- Track and field
There are plenty of opportunities for every athlete – both men and women.
Looking for something special to do? Stay up to date on campus events! Homecoming, Midwinter Gala, Spring Formal, Jr. High Blast, the President’s Golf Outing, and the Sporting Clay Shoot are just a few fun annual events that the Grace community enjoys.
Ready to Experience Campus Life at Grace Christian University?
At Grace, our desire is to equip you to make an eternal impact in life, ministry, and beyond. Of course, education is one of most (perhaps the most) important aspects of your college experience. However, experiencing memorable, enriching campus life is also an important part of your college years.
During your time at Grace, you’ll enjoy rich community that provides not only fun experiences, but also encouragement and deep friendships with students, staff, and faculty that last a lifetime.