COVID-19 Update

Grebel cannot currently host in-person events, concerts, lectures, or other gatherings. Check out our events page for a list of virtual activities. Visit the UWaterloo COVID-19 website for current information and policies. Read Grebel-specific details about the College's response to COVID-19.

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Grebel has an enthusiastic residence community on the campus of the University of Waterloo! Join this enthusiastic community of people who are dedicated to making Grebel an amazing place to live and grow. Meet some of Grebel's current students. Take a tour. Discover leadership opportunities at Grebel. Apply now to live in the residence.

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Study with and get to know professors in a community-oriented learning environment. Grebel administers the Music and Peace and Conflict Studies departments at University of Waterloo, and offers additional undergraduate courses in Arts, History, Mennonite Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Sociology. Grebel also offers two Master's level graduate programs in Theological Studies and Peace and Conflict Studies.

Making Space for Community

Grebel has embarked on a project to expand the kitchen and renovation the dining room. Construction started in April 2019 and is anticipated to finish in the fall of 2020. Learn more about this exciting endeavor and see how you can get involved in the Fill the Table capital campaign!

  1. Nov. 24, 2020The Gift of Bringing Grebel Voices Together
    John and Joanne Bender

  2. Oct. 27, 2020The power of music on emotions, stress, and mental health
    Cameron Slipp playing piano

    Good mental health is achieved through many habits like a healthy diet, exercise, connecting with others, expressing emotions in constructive ways, and the list goes on. Many of these habits can involve creating or listening to music.

  3. Oct. 27, 2020COVID-19 Offers New Opportunities for Graduate Students

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  1. Nov. 25, 2020Noon Hour Concert: Music for Self-Isolation
    Mariette Stephenson with Guitar

    Musician: Mariette Stephenson, guitar

  2. Dec. 16, 2020A Grebel Community Christmas
    A grebel Community Christmas

  3. Jan. 27, 2021Hymnal Celebration with Sarah Johnson
    Hymnal Celebration with Sara Johnson

    Celebrate the release of the new Hymnal, Voices Together, virtually, complete with hymns and a presentation by Sarah Kathleen Johnson. 

    Grebel’s alumni committee selected Sarah Kathleen Johnson (BA 2007, MTS 2008) as the recipient of the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Service Award. The award will be given to Sarah during this celebratory evening.

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