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Student Groups

Most groups are Recognized Student Organizations, some are affiliated campus ministries. For more information on each group, access blueprint.uchicago.edu.

Asian-American InterVarsity

Email: uchicagoaaivcf@gmail.com | Student Leaders: Elizabeth Xu, Grace Lee Advisor: Miwa Yasui

Asian American Intervarsity (AAIV) is a welcoming community that explores the transformative teachings of Jesus and its intersection with Asian/Asian American identity. We seek to resonate with Asian/Asian American students of all ethnic and faith backgrounds through culturally and spiritually relevant talks, discussion-based Bible studies, and spiritual mentorship. We host weekly small groups and large groups. Visit our Facebook page for more details!

Canterbury Club at Brent House (Episcopal)

Email: canterburyclub@brenthouse.org | Student Leaders: John HopperColin Cooper | Advisor: Rev. Stacy Alan 

Canterbury Club is the student club associated with Brent House: the Campus Episcopal Center. Canterbury Club is a space for students to learn more about the Episcopal and Anglican traditions, get to know each other, and host student-run events. These events range from casual get-togethers to community outreach events and are independently organized by students, though they may be advertised on the Brent House official social media pages.

The Catholic Students Association (CSA)

Email: uchicagocsa@gmail.com | Student Leaders: Kate HodgdonRicky Alvarado | Advisor: Andrew M Wawrzyn

The Catholic Students Association is an undergraduate recognized student organization (RSO) at the University of Chicago which forms a social community around the Catholic population on campus at the University of Chicago, including both those practicing and those interested in the Catholic faith!

You can find us at Calvert House Undergrad Dinner, known as CHUD, our weekly event found in the Calvert House basement on Mondays at 6pm, where everyone within and outside the CSA community is invited for a homemade dinner, courtesy of our CHUD chairs and volunteers...guaranteed fun and great food!

Catholic Students Association for Graduate and Professional Students

Student Leaders: Paul HosleCarol Lewis | Advisor: Andrew M Wawrzyn

We meet about every other Friday to share food and fellowship. Non-Catholics are always welcome!

Christians in Business (Booth School of Business)

Email: cb@lists.chicagobooth.edu | Student Leaders: Daniel HuizingaAmanda Lin | Advisor: Moy Mendez

The Chicago Booth Christians in Business (CiB) group seeks to cultivate an atmosphere of fellowship where students can grow in their faith, during and after business school.


Student Leader(s): John Hopper, Jochebed Yeboah | Advisor: Zachary Gates

Cru is a caring community passionate about connecting people to Jesus Christ.

Graduate Christian Fellowship 

Email: uchicagogcf@gmail.com | Student Leader(s): Jeremiah KimChunyang Ding  | Advisor: Elad Shapira

Vision: Cultivating a Christ-centered community for the flourishing of UChicago
Mission statement: We equip and encourage grad students to grow in Christ’s love, integrating faith and life.
Whatever your background, join us as we learn about Jesus together. Find out more info about us on our website!


InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Multi-Ethnic chapter (MEIV)

Email: uchicagogcf@gmail.com | Student Leader(s): Olivia MorkvedKemi Adebagbo | Advisor: Olivia Jansen

We are an interdenominational community of students that seeks to reflect the active love of Christ to the University of Chicago campus. We hold weekly inductive Bible studies, large group events, game nights, and more! We strive to be a space where students can bridge Christian denominations and ethnicities to explore and grow in our faith. Though largely composed of undergrads in the College, all are welcomed -- come check us out!

Institute of Religion - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Email: | Student Leader(s): Alison Doxey, Thomas McCarlie | Advisor: Jacob Judd

The Institute of Religion for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provides religious instruction for University of Chicago Students. We meet weekly during the school year. Meetings are usually Wednesdays at lunchtime.

Living Hope Church

Email: livinghopechicago@gmail.com | Student Leader(s): Grace Lee, Marie Kim | Advisor: Pastor Brad Beier

A church in Woodlawn connecting the campus and the community. Worship with us Sunday mornings at 10:30 AM at 6414 S Cottage Grove. We also have Bible studies on Tuesdays at our building in Woodlawn or Wednesdays at 57/Kenwood in Hyde Park

MakeNew Christian Fellowship (a ministry of Gracepoint Chicago)

Email: makenew@uchicago.edu | Student Leader(s): Jason Guba, Gisselle Hernandez | Advisor: David Park

Makenew Christian Fellowship is a registered religious group open to all University of Chicago students and is a ministry of Gracepoint Chicago Church.  
We're a diverse group of students who gather to read the Bible, eat bomb food, study, hang out, and more. We believe that college is the perfect time to explore life's big questions like "Does God exist?" and "What is the purpose of my life?"
At MakeNew, you'll find a safe space to seek answers to these questions while building lasting friendships and getting plugged into community. Whether you're looking for a Christian fellowship near campus or just curious about what Christianity is all about, we invite you to join us!
Every week, we have Sunday Services at 1pm and dinner and bible study on Thursday nights. We're also taking random trips and outings and retreats throughout the year. Get plugged in! DM us at @makenew.uchicago for more info!

Orthodox Christian Fellowship (pan-Orthodox)

Student Leader(s): Alexander Lopez de Bertodano, Andrey Shapiro | Advisor: Fr. Philip Maikkula

Pan-Orthodox student group meeting for fellowship, liturgical life, and spiritual edification.

Rockefeller Chapel (Sunday worship at Rockefeller—interdenominational)

Email: Dean Maurice Charles

On Sunday mornings at 11 am, we celebrate a broadly Christian liturgy in a rhythm dating to 1928: ecumenical worship with readings from many world traditions and sermons from community and faculty leaders. Communion is offered freely to all who choose to receive. In-person services are temporarily suspended, but you may visit the virtual chapel.

United Methodist Campus Ministry at the University of Chicago

Student Leader(s): Jaymo Kim, Woo Je Cho | Advisor: Rev. Dr. Woo Min Lee

We are a Christian group mainly consisting of Korean-American students, staff, and faculty members at the University of Chicago. We have hybrid (in-person and online) meetings including Sunday worship service every Sunday at 10 am. 

United Ministry of Christ Church Chicago (UMC)

Flyer | Student Leader(s): Sydney BuffongePeter Salgado | Advisor: Bing Nieh

UMC is the student ministry associated with Christ Church Chicago (formerly Holy Trinity Church). We welcome all students seeking to grow in community with one another and explore the Christian faith. We hold weekly meetings for undergrads (Dinner & Bible on Tue/Wed) and grad students (Coffee & Bible on Fri), where we gather together to eat, talk, and delve into the Word. In addition, we host an array of other activities, from service opportunities to social events. We would love for you to join us, so don't hesitate to reach out!

Community Resources

American Baptist Churches of Metro Chicago 5600 S. Woodlawn Avenue (Indian Community)
The First Presbyterian Church of Chicago 6400 S. Kimbark Ave.
Hyde Park Union Church 5600 S. Woodlawn Avenue
Living Hope Church 6414 S. Cottage Grove Avenue
Orthodox Christian Fellowship/St. Makarios 1421 E. 53rd Street
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 5200 S. University Avenue 
University Church 5655 S. University Avenue

Spiritual Life is happy to provide resources for LGBTQ students who wish to find a religious, spiritual, and/or philosophical student group or community which fully welcomes them into ritual observances and leadership roles.