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Grebel has a fantastic 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.


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.

  1. Dec. 4, 2018MEDAx 2018: Creating Pathways for Future InnovatorsStudents from Conrad Grebel University College who participated in this year’s MEDAx convention.

    Contributions by Leah Wouda and Grace Wright

    Each year, Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA), a non-profit organization focused on using business and entrepreneurship as a tool to alleviate poverty, hosts a convention to engage its supporters. This year’s convention, held in Indianapolis, IN, included a stream of activities that brought together young professionals and students to connect with innovators and entrepreneurs.

  2. Nov. 9, 2018Considering Matthew Shepard a work of "great hope, compassion, and love." Considering Matthew Shepard

  3. Oct. 22, 2018Alumni Award Winner Works Tirelessly for PeaceReina Neufeldt leads a discussion with Dean Peachey.

    A crowd of old friends and alumni as well as people interested in Restorative Justice filled the Grebel Gallery on October 11 to hear from Dean Peachey. He reflected on the seeds of peace that were sown during the 25 years he and his wife Missy Miller spent in Kitchener-Waterloo. As Grebel's 2018 Distinguished Alumni Service Award winner, Peachey returned to the College to take part in a discussion entitled "Backward/Forward: Reflections on Peace, Conflict, and Human Rights” with Peace and Conflict Studies professor Reina Neufeldt,

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  1. Dec. 18, 2018Advent Jazz Vesper ServiceAdvent Jazz Vesper Service

    Join us for an evening of soulful jazz and worship in Grebel's Chapel. All are welcome! 

    Free parking provided.

    If you have any questions, contact Ed Janzen at 519-885-0220 ext. 24249 or

  2. Feb. 3, 2019Across-the-Creek Event: Raptors vs ClippersRaptors vs Clippers

    Join Grebel alumni and friends for a special Across-the-Creek event. Roar with the Raptors at this exclusive outing, including pregame reception!

    Tickets: $65 (taxes in) per seat. 

    Get your tickets today! Contact Alison Enns at or 519-885-0220 ext. 24217.

  3. Feb. 7, 2019Like a Fish in Water: Reclaiming Baptism in an Anabaptist ChurchLike a Fish in Water: Reclaiming Baptism in an Anabaptist Church

    The 2019 Bechtel Lectures in Anabaptist-Mennonite Studies will host Dr. Irma Fast Dueck from Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) in Winnipeg. Fast Dueck is a practical theologian whose lecture will explore the topic of young people in the Mennonite church today.

    Join us for a public lecture on reclaiming baptism in an Anabaptist church.

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