Conrad Grebel University College is a liberal arts college founded by the Mennonite church and affiliated with the University of Waterloo. The mission and programs of Grebel are rooted in and inspired by its Christian identity and its Anabaptist/Mennonite heritage.
The mission of Conrad Grebel University College is to seek wisdom, nurture faith, and pursue justice and peace in service to church and society.
Grebel’s core values grow out of its identity and mission:
- Inspired teaching
- Scholarly excellence
- Community building
- Leadership development
- Faith formation
- Global engagement
- Compassionate service
- Active peacemaking
- Responsible citizenship
- Stewardship of creation
These values are expressed in and through Grebel’s programs.
Conrad Grebel University College challenges and inspires mind and spirit through both its academic and residence programs.
Grebel offers a rich variety of undergraduate courses in Faculty of Arts and is home to the university’s Bachelor of Arts programs in both Music and Peace and Conflict Studies. A graduate program in Theological Studies engages students in the study of faith and spirituality and prepares them for church ministries or doctoral studies. The library and archives support Grebel’s teaching and research, particularly in music, peace, and Mennonite studies.
Conrad Grebel’s residential and student services programs build a unique sense of community by providing a supportive and stimulating environment for personal, social, intellectual, and spiritual growth and leadership development.
Approved by Board of Governors
December 11, 2008