Student Life


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Freshmen students are greeted to campus by Orientation Board, who plan a week of activities to ease you into college life.
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In the Breen Student Union, you’ll find yourself spending hours chatting with friends, sipping coffee on a cold afternoon, or enjoying one of the Gedunk's “famous” chicken tender wraps!
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Greek life is central to many Grove City College students’ college experience. The Greek system is a valuable part of our community, from fraternity and sorority service projects to Homecoming, many students find lifelong friendships as a Greek.
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Grove City College is regularly ranked as one of the fittest campuses in America. That’s thanks to exciting and competitive intramural and club sports programs that a majority of our students participate.

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Student Life

At Grove City College, student development is about much more than programs and residence life. It’s a holistic approach that, when coupled with your academic experience, will help you become the adult you want to be. From the supportive residence hall staff, to events that stretch your thinking, your faith and your relationships with your peers, the Office of Student Life and Learning is here to make your outside-of-the-classroom experience as valuable as the time you spend on your academics, as the two inform one another.

You’ll have access to a host of intramural sports and recreational activities, Bible studies, and activities with your fellow Grove City College students. The Grove City College experience is about getting a solid foundation in the humanities that made our society great; it’s about graduating with a command of your major field of study; but it’s also about leaving Grove City College a well-rounded individual who can impact the world.



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Commuter Life

​​If you live nearby, commuting is another way to experience Grove City College. ​​

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Chapel

​Chapel services are the common expression of our Christian faith as members of the campus community.​​

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Campus Life

​When you come to Grove City College, you become a part of a dynamic and supportive community of lifelong learners. ​​

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Residence Life

​Over 93 percent of our students live on campus where they become a part of a friendly, close-knit living and learning community.​​

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Dining

​The student meal plan at Grove City College consists of three meals a day, seven days a week​.​

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Campus Ministries

​At Grove City College, you’re free to pursue your spiritual life as seriously and freely as you want. There are many thriving student ministry groups on campus that will help you to nurture your own spiritual development.​​
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Student Government Association

The Student Government Association is the principal student governing body.
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Services for Disability

​All students admitted to Grove City College enjoy full access to its programs and services. ​​

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What's Going On

With so many, academic opportunities, clubs and organizations, as well as new and recurring campus events, there’s a lot going on. Make sure you stay up-to-date on the latest news and happenings at Grove City College.

What's student life at Grove City College like?

It's a question that only our students can answer. Don’t worry, we asked them.
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  • ​I wanted a Christian college that offered an accredited engineering program at a reasonable cost. I decided to visit Grove City College and take a tour of the Department of Mechanical Engineering. After doing so I knew that Grove City College was where I wanted to be.

    My engineering courses were exceptional. And the liberal arts courses broadened my understanding of the world. In fact, one of the most rewarding experiences I had was the opportunity to study cross-cultural enginee...Read More

  • ​Knight to F5 ... Bishop to C3 ... Queen to D8 … Checkmate. It may only take a handful of moves for Azzama Bochenkova ’15 and her relentless strategy to capture your king.

    Bochenkova, a member of the Grove City College Chess Club, is “the strongest player I know about that Grove City has ever had,” according to Dr. Dorian Yeager, chess club advisor and professor of computer science and mathematics. “It’s her analysis of the game. She analyzes positions really well.”

    She came t...Read More

  • ​I knew I wanted to major in business management, so of course, having a solid business program was the key factor in my decision to attend Grove City College. Secondly, I wanted to be close enough to home to get back to see my family and friends frequently.

    Then the fact that Grove City College is so very affordable and maintains extremely high academic standards — for me there was no other choice.

    Grove City College has one of the best business degrees anywhere. It’s...Read More

  • ​For as long as I can remember I’ve wanted to start my own business. So when I was looking for a college, I knew any college I chose would have to have a strong entrepreneurship program.

    Also, I wanted my college education to be affordable. I didn’t want to be burdened by tons of student loan debt. Instead, I wanted to be free to follow my dreams and find my way in the world.

    Even though I received scholarships from other schools, Grove City College was still the least ...Read More