4 religious student clubs at Colorado State

A student writes on a whiteboard asking the question "how do you feed your spirit"

You may have heard that Colorado State has upwards of 450-500 student clubs and organizations. But how do you find the right ones for you? How do you narrow down from a list that includes everything from rocket club to hiking club to American Sign Language club? Well, we’ve got your back. If you’re curious what options you have for religious-centered groups on campus, here are just four (of many!) to look into deeper.

#1. Bridges International

Designed for international students who may seek to learn more or find connections within the Christian faith, Bridges International at CSU has a mission to serve the international student population in the USA and abroad. Many of Bridges’ staff have lived, studied, and worked overseas, and they understand the unique challenges facing international students. See what they’ve been up to lately.

#2. Buddhists for Peace

Buddhists for Peace is a student-centered group that’s open to any and all students with any background. Buddhists for Peace aims to help students unlock their hidden potential and achieve creative harmony with their environment through the philosophy and practice of Nichiren Buddhism. The group hopes that each student can transform the challenges of daily life into sources of growth and fulfillment to become a positive influence in school, the workplace, the family, and the community.

#3. Campus Crusade for Christ (Cru)

CSU’s chapter of Cru, or Campus Crusade for Christ, is a student organization with a mission to support and/or introduce students to the Christian faith. Cru is a large student organization with multiple ways to connect and get involved, including weekly meetings, a fall retreat, a winter conference, and even summer mission trips. See what they’ve been up to lately.

#4. Hillel of Colorado State University

CSU Hillel is a supportive environment to make friends, be in community, and explore healthy ways to thrive as an adult in the world with a Jewish connection. Hillel’s mission is to be a home away from home for students and support them on their Jewish journey. They offer an abundance of programming to support Jewish life on campus for personal and professional growth. See what they’ve been up to lately.

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Prairie Smallwood

Prairie Smallwood is a writer and content creator for the Office of Admissions at Colorado State University. She is passionate about education and exploration, and knows that going to college can be both an adventure and an overwhelming experience. She aims to create content that helps students through that journey — the wonderful, the scary, and everything in between.