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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Student Government Association

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

​Grove City College is committed to its students’ overall health and wellness. The Zerbe Health and Wellness Center is home to friendly and qualified health professionals who have chosen to work specifically with college students. ​​

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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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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.​​ Learn More

Campus Organizations

​There are over 130 student clubs and organizations. Special interest groups, faith-based and service organizations, honorary groups, fraternities and sororities are all led by students and supported by faculty and staff advisors.​

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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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Chapel

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

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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’d always wanted to go to a college with strong Christian values and solid academics. So when I walked onto the Grove City College campus I felt instantly connected to the people there.

    I found a community that embraced me and an intellectual environment that encourages excellence and exploration of one’s world and one’s faith. I found faculty that genuinely care about my success and happiness — a faculty that truly wanted to connect with me and encouraged me to take the time to...Read More

  • ​My daily commute to Grove City College gives me the best of all worlds: tuition is affordable, I pay no room and board, and I can continue to work evenings. Plus it gives me a bit of private time before class. It’s making my dream of getting a quality education a reality for me.

    Grove City College has a great reputation, so I know that I’ll be able to find a good job in my major when I graduate....Read More

  • ​I wanted to go to a Christian college, but one that gave me the freedom to express my faith in my own way. I also wanted a like-minded community of friends who I could learn from and spend time with.

    A real sense of being part of a community is very important to me — both at home and at college. At home, I’m a volunteer firefighter and an EMT.
    And at College, I’m very involved in campus life. I’m the drum major of the marching band and I play in the Grove City College Jazz ...Read More

  • I thought about attending an art school because I love to draw and paint. However, I knew I also wanted a place where I would be strengthened in my Christian faith. I wanted to learn from professors with Christian worldviews and get connected to an encouraging community.

    Grove City College has lived up to my expectations.  I’ve been able grow in my faith through genuine relationships with my friends and professors. And as a Communications Studies major with a Studio Art minor, I’m...Read More