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On-Campus Experience

Welcome to Cornerstone University! Take your special place in our community that lives boldly for Jesus Christ. Discover, explore, grow, and be challenged by an extraordinary college experience. There’s so much to look forward to on our beautiful campus in Grand Rapids, MI. From Golden Eagles sporting events, to music and worship, to clubs and service events, to the fun of city life in Grand Rapids, the CU college experience requires experiential learning, so prepare for a fun, amazing campus experience. Our student life, student services, and ministry teams are ready to cheer you on. Let’s start your bold, Christ-centred, influential path together! Let the fun begin!

Residence Life

Get ready for a transformative experience within our beautiful residential communities and living spaces. Our Residence Life team is dedicated to connecting, challenging, and caring for every student! They will help you grow spiritually and personally. Cultivating a beautiful Christian community at Cornerstone means creating new friendships, navigating relationships, helping you through Freshman to Senior year, guiding you when you have questions, praying with and for you, laughing, smiling, and celebrating the milestones, and exploring the Grand Rapids community and beyond together. And, just as importantly, sharing in all the fun events Cornerstone Student LIfe and Golden Eagles Athletics have planned. College life is meant to be unforgettable and filled with possibilities and things to do in the midst of your academic life. Cornerstone offers many possibilities!


As a Golden Eagle, you will experience the excitement of the 20 sports teams, athletic events and support for our 500-plus athletes. Basketball, baseball, soccer, tennis, cross country, golf, track and field, volleyball, wrestling, bowling and cheerleading. Something for everyone. You and your friends will enjoy coming out to the men’s and women’s sports teams’ events as they represent Golden Eagle’s commitment to bold influence for Jesus Christ in the community. Go Golden Eagles!


Global Opportunities

Cornerstone offers educational and service learning trips around the world because we are passionate about being a kingdom-minded community that fosters intercultural relationships. Study for a semester in one of our 20+ semester abroad locations, or use your gifts and skills in locations such as Puerto Rico, Zambia and Honduras during a service learning trip. Cornerstone also has short-term educational trips during January or May term.

Community Life

You will never not have something to do at Cornerstone! Join us for Dancing With The Sections and Powderpuff football, participate in an intramural sports team or join one of our 15+ student organizations and clubs. From 260+ leadership opportunities to dorm traditions, from midnight breakfasts to dance competitions, you are invited into a community of learning and life together at CU. A caring community that embraces you not because of what you do, but because of who you are—you are made in the image of God.

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Career Preparation

At Cornerstone University, 100% of students graduate with an internship experience. Career and Life Calling is a free on-campus resource for CU students, featuring professional career coaches and counselors who are available to guide you through the process of exploring your strengths, talents and vocational interests. When you find the ideal internship, job or grad school, we will be here to edit your résumé and cover letter and practice interview skills so that you can live out your dream.

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