Commuter Students

Commuter Students

Whether you are a freshman living at home, an upperclassman, living off campus, or married with kids, the Grace community is your community. We invite and encourage you to spend time on campus outside the classroom and get connected in as many ways as possible.

Activities for All

We want Grace to be your home away from home. Student activities, athletic events, and campus life are for all students whether they are residents or commuters. Take advantage of the fitness center and intramural athletics to keep in shape. Connect with students at chapel, the student commons, the student lounge, or the library. Enjoy your meals in the dining room with students, staff, and faculty.  Join a club, committee, small group, or other student-led groups to enhance your experience at Grace.

Commuter Meal Plans

Enjoy delicious meals prepared for you by our professional dining staff whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner when you sign up for a commuter meal plan. Check out this form for more information and to select a meal plan for the semester. Commuter students are also welcome to eat food brought from home in Grace’s dining room.

Inclement Weather Policy

Information regarding campus-wide class cancellations will be posted on local television and distributed through the on-campus alert system. For a variety of reasons, Grace Christian University rarely cancels classes due to inclement weather. Commuter students who believe conditions are unsafe to drive to campus due to inclement weather are expected to communicate this to professors by the end of the scheduled class session in order to be granted an exception to the attendance policy.

Commuter Lounge

There is a space just for you in the JAC academic building. The student lounge is the perfect place to relax, connect with other students, and get work done between classes, or in your downtime. Enjoy various comfortable seating options, and a group meeting room perfect for study sessions or projects. There is also a mini-fridge and microwave available for your convenience.

Meet Your Commuter Advocate

Stephanie Zalis is Grace’s commuter student advocate for the 2023-2024 academic year. Be sure to say hi to Stephanie when you see her. She is excited to meet you, and build relationships with you on campus, and at events. You won’t want to miss the things she has planned for you throughout the year!

Get To Know Stephanie:

– She’s a Junior at Grace, majoring in Psychology
– She enjoys playing soccer, camping, hiking, and playing card games
– Her favorite Bible verse is 2 Timothy 1:7
– Wildroast is her go to off campus study spot
– She would love to travel to Hawaii, Swaziland and Costa Rica

Connect with Stephanie at

A God Centered Education

Grace Christian University puts God at the center of everything: from academics to campus life to off-campus leadership. Our close-knit campus offers an idyllic place to focus on what matters most. Your time spent here will bring you closer to your career goals, while bringing you closer to God. Grace’s inspired instructors will become more than teachers…they will act as mentors throughout your journey and beyond graduation. Because although you may arrive as a stranger, you’ll leave as family.

Come see for yourself!

Detroit Tigers Outing
Grace Europe Trip 2017
Grace Italy Tour