COVID-19 Update

All events at the University of Waterloo and Grebel are cancelled until further notice. Visit the UWaterloo COVID-19 website for Spring term information and plans for the Fall term. Read Grebel-specific details about the College's response to COVID-19.

Welcome to Grebel


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. May 29, 2020Grebel alumni among COVID-19 frontline medical workers
    Mike Groh is dressed in surgical scrubs with medical tools used to help assess a COVID-19 patient.

    At Grebel, we are so proud of the compassion, skills, and dedication of our alumni. We know that frontline workers in healthcare have been working ceaselessly during this current global pandemic. Thank you to all who have been taking care of vulnerable people and keeping our communities safe. Here are a few updates from Grebelites on the frontlines. We’d love to hear from more of you! You’re welcome to send us your update to

    Mike Groh (Grebel 80-81) writes:

  2. May 27, 2020COVID-19’s Impact on Grebel Programs and Plans
    Grebel Kitchen May 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has created many changes and challenges for Conrad Grebel University College. While construction on the kitchen and dining room expansion continues, many other activities have been curtailed or adjusted.

  3. May 22, 2020Theological Studies Professor Launches Mennonite Worship Website
    The logo of the Together In Worship website. A circle with swirling reds, blues, and yellows.

    “Worship is the beating heart of the Christian church,” reflected Professor Carol Penner, who teaches practical theology at Conrad Grebel University College and the University of Waterloo.

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  1. June 30, 2020The Anabaptist Story Virtual Museum and Archive Tour
    The Anabaptist Story Lives On: Virtual Museum and Archives Tour

  2. Sep. 26, 2020'60s Era Reunion
    '60s era Grebel Alumni in a skit

    We know it doesn’t feel like 50 years since you graced the Grebel halls, but it’s time to join your close companions, long-lost friends, prank partners, and conversation compatriots at a special ’60s-era Grebel alumni luncheon.

    Due to COVID-19 we will be creating a 'virtual' reunion option as well. Watch for details! 

    Contact Nancy Regehr on the Alumni Committee or Alison Enns to help with planning.

  3. Oct. 25, 2020Spring Convocation
    Convocation Invitation Image

    After much consideration and consultation, it has been decided that Grebel’s Spring Convocation event will be held in person at a later date. The tentative date is currently October 25, 2020. Details will be released when they are available. 

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