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

    Every Sunday night for an hour, students from the Conrad Grebel community come together for a hymn sing to create and learn music together. Because of the pandemic, students gather outside with masks, but they bring the same excitement and love of music. With the upcoming release of the new Mennonite Hymnal, Voices Together, there is little doubt that Grebel students will engage with the new music as they have with the old.

  2. Nov. 23, 2020Pandemic Plans for Winter Term
    Winter at Grebel

    The University of Waterloo recently announced these three key features for the winter 2021 term:

  3. 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.

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  1. Dec. 8, 2020MTS Info Session
    mts info session

    Join us for an information session about the Master of Theological Studies program at Conrad Grebel University College.

    Carol Penner and Bekah Smoot-Enns will share about the MTS program, including admission requirements, scholarship opportunities, and the applicaiton process.

  2. Dec. 16, 2020Master of Peace and Conflict Studies Information Session (virtual)
    mpacs info session invitation

    The Master of Peace and Conflict Studies (MPACS) program is a professional, graduate degree that prepares students with theory and practical skills for careers in the field of peacebuilding. MPACS faculty, staff, and current students will be hosting a virtual information session Wednesday, December 16, 10:00am-11:00am (EST).

    Join us on Zoom to learn about admission requirements, course options, internships, scholarships, and the graduate student experience.

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

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