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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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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The Collegian

The student newspaper, The Collegian, is owned and published by Grove City College. The paper is published weekly, free of charge, with the purpose of reporting happenings on campus and beyond​.

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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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Ministry Groups

​Students are encouraged to get involved in these groups to learn from one another, make a positive impact on the world and to embark on their spiritual journeys together.​​

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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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Student Government Association

The Student Government Association is the principal student governing body.
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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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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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  • A pair of Grove City College soccer players are spending their summer in Ecuador, interning with a mission organization that uses soccer to spread the gospel to young people.

    Nich Leaman ’17 and Dale Reese ’17 are working with Inca Link, which has many different ministries across Peru, Colombia, and Ecuador. Their mission is to reach the 300 million youth in Latin America with the message of Christ's irresistible love.

    Reese and Leaman, both accounting and finan...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

  • How big of a role did the affordability of GCC play in your college decision making process?
    Grove City’s affordability played a big part in my college decision. While it wasn’t the first feature of the college that caught my attention, it was great to know that I wouldn’t have to compromise the chance to have excellent academic experience because of the high price of education.   

    How has your faith been strengthened and perhaps even challe...Read More

  • How does the tuition cost of Grove City College compare to the other schools you looked at during your college selection?
    Grove City is a school that is known for its excellent value, but I did not realize until coming here exactly how true this is. Grove City's tuition is much lower than many of the schools that I looked at, and all of the other schools that I applied to, especially since I am from out of state. But for the lower price, I woul...Read More