Carnegie Mellon University

Spiritual, Religious, & Interfaith Life

The Carnegie Mellon community consists of individuals from diverse religious, spiritual, and secular backgrounds. There are many ways for students to engage in Spiritual, Religious & Interfaith Life at Carnegie Mellon. Our mission is to support all students along the spectrum of religious and spiritual practice and exploration.

We do this through: 

  • Supporting of individuals' religious committment through programs and events, resources and spaces
  • Facilitating connections of individuals and communities of faith, on and off campus
  • Promoting religious literacy for all members of the Carnegie Mellon community
  • Encouraging cooperation among and between religious and secular communities on campus
  • Promoting spiritual exploration and wellness for the whole Carnegie Mellon community
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Student Spotlight: Chay Gruber

When I first came to Carnegie Mellon in the Fall of 2015, the number one hope for my experience in college was to grow closer to God and to avoid backsliding in my faith. I was on a great spiritual high as the brink of embarking on my four-year journey was fast approaching on the horizon. I most certainly did not want that spiritual high to end. Here at CMU, God fully answered my prayers of falling increasingly more in love with Him. I have met some of the most passionate, loving, and supportive Christian people. I got involved with Cru (previously known as Campus Crusade for Christ) at the beginning of my freshman year, and it has served as a close-knit and supportive family to me since the beginning. Now, for the second year, I’m serving as a leader and I am leading a sophomore Bible study. I’m so grateful for the God-given opportunity to grow in my faith alongside those I care about so greatly.

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